Second Turkish Peace Eagle 737 Delivered to TAI

TUSAS AIRCRAFT Industries (TAI) took delivery at its facility in Ankara, Turkey, on October 2 of the second Boeing 737 for conversion by TAI under the Peace Eagle airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) programme for the Turk Hava Kuwetleri (THK -Turkish Air Force). The aircraft, Boeing 737-7ES N362BJ/1979 (c/n 33964), left Sussex County Airport, at Georgetown, Delaware, on September 29, routing via Bangor, Maine, and Rome/Ciampino, Italy, before arriving in Ankara on October 2.

Although the first aircraft, N356BJ/1614 (c/n 33962), was converted by Boeing in the USA, the remaining three of the four on firm order will be

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First W-3SP Anakonda delivered

DELIVERED ON APRIL 29, 1993 to the 103rd Pulk Lotniczy of the Polish Ministry of the Interior was the first PZL Swidnik W- 3SP Anakonda Special, serialled 510 (c/n 310510), a new sub-variant of the W- 3RM Anakonda search-and-rescue helicopter. Intended for service with shore- based units of the Border Guard, monitoring the Polish economic zone, budget problems have caused these plans to be delayed or cancelled. First flown on January 29, 1993, the W-3SP has a similar equipment fit to the W-3RM including Garmin GPS-100V, a French-made rescue hoist, six inflatable flotation bags for emergency water landings, a six-man

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First Two Bahraini Hawks Delivered

THE FIRST batch of two Hawk Mk 129s for the Royal Bahraini Air Force (RBAF) left BAE Systems’ Warton Airfield, Lancashire, on October 13 at the start of their delivery flight. In addition to their full RBAF marking and serials, the two aircraft, 501/ ZK108 and 502/ZK109, retained their UK military test serials and temporary RAF roundels and fin flashes for the four-day ferry flight.

They touched down at Shaikh Isa Air Base, Bahrain, at 1600hrs on October 17 and were received on arrival by Brigadier Hamad bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, the Commander of the RBAF, along with the RBAF

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Czech Air Force Fishbeds – History

THE CZECHOSLOVAK Air Force was the first Warsaw Pact air force to receive the MiG fighter. This was the famous MiG-15, offered to Czechoslovakia by the Soviet Union in 1951 as the first export customer of the type. (As a point of interest, it was the Czech Republic which became the first country to get rid of its MiGs). After its Air Force retired the MiG-29 in 1994, and later the MiG-23, it still flew older Fishbeds, upgraded to the NATO-compatible standard MiG-21MFN, in its order of battle. However, since July 13, when the two-seater MiG-21UM c/n 9341 made its

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Bolivian MA60s Delivered

TWO NEW AVIC I (Xian) MA60 passenger and cargo transport aircraft were finally delivered to the Fuerza Aerea Boliviana (FAB -Bolivian Air Force) in February after a number of delays (see News Briefs, December, p17, and January, p17). Carrying temporary Chinese delivery registrations B-850L and B-858L, and using callsigns ‘SXA442’ and ‘SXA443’ respectively, they were flown from China to Bolivia by pilots from Southern Cross Aviation Inc of Camarillo, California.

Their initial routing from the Xian factory is unconfirmed, but they are reported to have been delayed for some time by bad weather in the country. Arriving in the USA

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Nuclear physics has come to the food industry

Institute of Nuclear Physics. Budker in the last 40 years produced about 200 boosters, many of whom are still working in the industry, said the deputy director of the Institute Gennady Kulipanov, Interfax reports. "However, if before 1990 80 accelerator was delivered in Russian and Soviet republics, after 1990, we delivered 12 accelerators in Russia, and the rest in China, Korea, India, the United States," — said G.Kulipanov.

The amount purchased by the country accelerators can, in principle, to testify about the pace of innovation development of economy of these countries, says G.Kulipanov. At the same time,

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Chukotka, the introduction of new technologies of transportation of coal

The government of the Chukotka Autonomous District has initiated the introduction of new technologies for coal transportation to the villages of Anadyr district. In the navigation in 2013 in the village of Ust-Belaya 90 tonnes of solid fuel will be delivered in big bags — big bags. This was announced by the Department of Industrial Policy Advisor, Construction and Housing Alexei Fighters. According to him, the question of introducing a new technology delivery of coal was discussed in the spring of this year with the leadership Chukotsnab. "The initiative of the Government of the District of transporting coal

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AvtoKrAZ in 2011 produced 1071 units of cars and assembly kits

Last year, Kremenchug Automobile Plant produced 1071 units of cars and assembly kits. As a result of the production of "AvtoKrAZ" growth in 2010 was 107%.

According to the results of the production of "AvtoKrAZ" for 2011, the company sold 1,263 units of consumer vehicles, which is 1.2 times higher than the same period in 2010. Of the total number of vehicles shipped 71% of the cars delivered to the CIS countries, 20% — in Ukraine, 9% — other countries of the world.

The largest number of vehicles — 740 units (82%) — was delivered to the Russian

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In pictures. Add-in for corvette Perfect delivered in Komsomolsk-on-Amur

October 2 was completed transportation of large metallic structures add for being built by JSC "Amur Shipbuilding Plant" corvette "Perfect" 20380 (serial number 2101) from Cankt Petersburg in Komsomolsk-on-Amur.


At the final stage of the project pusher "Marshal Blucher" under the Amur Shipping Company delivered the goods to the quay of the Amur Shipyard, where now there is a construction of the first building of a new series of corvettes for the Russian Navy.

(C) photographs of "Sovfraht"

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Uralmashplant shipped to customers around 8 tons of sophisticated equipment for the 1st quarter of 2013

The major items: EKG-18 for Coal Company "Southern Kuzbass" crusher KKD-1200/150 for JSC "Apatite", KSD-3000t-D for JSC "Karelian Pellet" KMD-2200T1-D for Mining Evraz Sukha Balka (Ukraine).


In the last quarter completed the delivery of equipment for the processing facility roasting machine number 3, under construction at the Mikhailovsky GOK. It is not only the largest, but also an unprecedented project. On MGOKom Uralmashplant building the first in the history of post-Soviet Russia roasting machines based on the latest technologies. This will be the biggest in Russia factory kiln pelletizing machine with the fifth generation

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