TAVKR Admiral Kuznetsov was released into the sea in preparation for the flight deck aircraft

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Heavy aircraft carrying cruiser (TAVKR) "Admiral Kuznetsov" was released in the Barents Sea in preparation for the flight deck aircraft. The press service of the Ministry of Defense.

The complex includes the works of such kinds of problems for the measurement of magnetic fields, the ship, as well as test the operation of all systems designed to ensure the flight of Su-33.

Also planned exercise routine internal ship damage control, communications, and maneuvering in heavy traffic areas and fisheries.

In Lipetsk Region opened the first phase of the complex of small aircraft

In the village of Sharshki Usman district on Tuesday, 4 September, the official opening of the plant for the production of light motor aircraft. Single machine series "Sigma" for the original construction of the Americans got the nickname "Russian flying egg."

The company plans, in addition to the Vehicle Assembly Building, the construction of a complex consisting of a command-and-control center, training center, hotels and other facilities.

— Such companies need Russia as air, — the head of the Lipetsk region, Oleg Korolev. — Now the country faces an acute problem of low mobility. To solve it, you

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New unique helicopter joined the Far Eastern rescue

Far Eastern Air and Emergency Rescue Center received a new fleet of Mi-8 helicopter, which has already arrived in Khabarovsk.

"Profits from the Kazan helicopter plant has a unique modification, specifically designed for search and rescue operations. He will be based in Yakutia, and if necessary, fly to other regions of the Far East," — said in a statement.

According to rescuers, the new Mi-8 is equipped with extra fuel tanks for longer without refueling. In the cabin of the helicopter medical module can be installed to transport seriously ill patients, and extended side door allows you

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The Russian Air Force and foreign press

Sometimes it is interesting to see that other people think about you. Current reform and modernization of the Russian army has attracted the attention of foreign countries, and there are many reasons. As a consequence, there is a large number of different views of the positive and negative nature. Let’s see what they think about upgrading our air forces overseas, as they are now called, colleagues.

Opinions on this matter a great multitude, which, frankly, is not surprising. Some criticize others praise, and others — are accused of war-manners, and a fourth held neutrality. In general, this

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Resuscitation is not necessary

Kiev State enterprise "Antonov" unilaterally decided to increase the cost of the flight of the prototype ship immediately by a third, from 67 million to 100 million.

This is not only contrary to all agreements between Russia and Ukraine reached at the highest level for the last two years, but also calls into question the very idea of this project — it is simply useless. And it is clear why. Much more powerful and heavy transport Il-476, with production set to begin this year at the facilities of the Ulyanovsk plant "Aviastar-SP", the Russian Defense Ministry

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Analysis of articles Superjet presses (Case of the week from 30/08/2012)

August 30 in the newspaper "Arguments of the Week" was published the next false-provocative article on the Superjet. I invite you to its rapid and complete analysis.

Another article praising An-148/158 and swear Superjet. They already appear with daily regularity (and reprinted by other sites.)

First, Vladimir Leonov ("Case of the week") complains that de, Superjet not ordered the Arctic Ocean, long talking about some mythical "tabs" in avionics. Forgetting to mention that the Arctic Ocean just does not have the right to order planes, not flying on scheduled flights less than a few years. The author

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In aviation, there are no quick wins

Very interesting and extensive interview with Mikhail Pogosyan. Publish a personal blog, but I think many will be curious.

The President of the United Aircraft Corporation Mikhail Pogosyan, in an interview, "the Newspaper" talked about the problems and prospects of the SSJ-100, new projects and investment programs of the Corporation and the future of the Russian aircraft industry.

The President of the United Aircraft Corporation Mikhail Pogosyan, in an interview, "the Newspaper" talked about the problems and prospects of the SSJ-100, new projects and investment programs of the Corporation and the future of the Russian aircraft industry.

— UAC has

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Exercises held in the Baltic Fleet

In the Baltic Fleet will be held tactical exercises of different forces on amphibious landings and defense of the coast.

At Thursday, August 30, at the site "Khmelevka" in the Kaliningrad region will control tactical exercise groups of naval forces by landing on unequipped coast. Marines in the fire support ship strike group, as well as ground attack and fighter aircraft of the Western Military District (WEST) will land from the sea to the coast and a foothold for the development of the offensive.

The landing will be made with large amphibious ships and aircraft transport aircraft BF. To assist

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China bought Russian helicopters and engines for $ 1.3 billion

The People’s Liberation Army of China in the last few months acquired Russian military goods worth 1.3 billion dollars, the newspaper "Vedomosti". All equipment purchased will be delivered to China through the "Rosoboronexport". In the next few years, China has to get new multipurpose helicopters Mi-171E aircraft and engines for fighter Su-27/30.

According to the deputy director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation Vyacheslav Dzirkaln, in July, China has concluded a contract with Russia to supply 55 multi-role helicopters, Mi-171E. The official value of the contract were not disclosed, however, according to the managers who are familiar with the

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In Ulyanovsk, put into operation the new flight simulators

Photo: ITAR — TASS

The latest flight simulators went into operation in Ulyanovsk Higher Civil Aviation School. This event happened in the framework of the International Air Transport Forum (IATF), which was held in the city last week. Cost of unique equipment — 380 million rubles. According to experts, expensive simulator will bring pilot training to a new level.

The head of the Federal Air Transport Agency Alexander Neradko, who was present at the inauguration ceremony in the operation of flight simulators, asked the students how they relate to the new product. "Cool, what can I say"

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