All articles tagged "aircrafts"

Russian military planes spotted again over US Navy ships – Pentagon Russian military planes spotted again over US Navy ships – Pentagon

20 Mar, 10:45 PM 12 comments

A Russian military aircraft flew just 500 feet over two US Navy ships this week, as the ships participated in a joint military exercise with South Korea in the Sea of Japan, according to US military officials.

Tags: aircrafts, US

Russia decries bombers incident over Canada Russia decries bombers incident over Canada

24 Mar, 10:43 PM 8 comments

Canada is overreacting to what appears to be a normal training flight by Russian bombers in the Arctic, a Russian diplomat said, dismissing such reaction as an unhelpful return to Cold War rhetoric.

Tags: Canada, aircrafts

Lebanon to receive 2 Russian jetfighters Lebanon to receive 2 Russian jetfighters

30 Mar, 10:50 PM 2 comments

Russia will deliver two MiG-29 jetfighters, out of ten promised, to Lebanon, after the recent accidents involving the aircraft that incited serious concerns over the the plane's safety.

Tags: aircrafts, weapons, Lebanon

Pentagon buys 22 Mi-17 helicopters from Russia for Iraq operations Pentagon buys 22 Mi-17 helicopters from Russia for Iraq operations

1 Apr, 12:46 PM 10 comments

Pentagon has signed a $80.6 million contract with Aeronautical Radio Incorporated to have 22 multi-purpose Mi-17ST helicopters purchased from Russia and equipped for US Army operations in Iraq.

Tags: aircrafts, helicopters, US, weapons

Russia's Sukhoi Superjet-100 tested for long haul flight Russia's Sukhoi Superjet-100 tested for long haul flight

1 Apr, 04:03 PM 6 comments

A Russian new generation Superjet-100 aircraft successfully made its first long-distance flight on Wednesday.

Tags: aircrafts

Russia buys Israeli pilotless aircraft Russia buys Israeli pilotless aircraft

7 Apr, 02:59 PM 2 comments

Russia has signed a deal with Israel to purchase its first unmanned drones after its own manufacturers turned out to be ineffective at making the high-tech reconnaissance aircraft.

Tags: aircrafts

Russia to move more warplanes to Kyrgyz military base Russia to move more warplanes to Kyrgyz military base

20 Apr, 05:51 PM 15 comments

Russia has announced its decision to increase the number of warplanes stationed in Kyrgyzstan weeks after a US military base was closed down in the ex-Soviet republic.

Tags: military bases, Manas, Kyrgyzstan, aircrafts

India to become Russia’s main customer for warplanes – report India to become Russia’s main customer for warplanes – report

21 Apr, 10:56 PM 12 comments

According to a recent report issued by a Russian think tank, over the next 15 years India will be the main buyer of Russia's combat aircrafts.

Tags: India, aircrafts, weapons

Russian helicopter with 7 onboard goes missing over Siberia Russian helicopter with 7 onboard goes missing over Siberia

22 Apr, 01:13 PM 1 comment

A Mi-2 helicopter with seven people on board has gone missing in the Tomsk region of Russia’s Siberia.

Tags: aircrafts, accidents

Parents of Bodensee air disaster victims seek $600 mln from US companies Parents of Bodensee air disaster victims seek $600 mln from US companies

23 Apr, 01:14 PM 11 comments

The families of children killed in an aircraft disaster over Bodensee Lake are seeking $600 million in damages from two American companies that installed security systems on the planes that collided in 2002.

Tags: aircrafts, accidents, Spain

Russian new generation fighter jet crashes during tests Russian new generation fighter jet crashes during tests

27 Apr, 11:42 PM 19 comments

A state-of-the-art fighter Su-35 has crashed during tests in the Russian Far East.

Tags: aircrafts, crashes

Top banking official and passenger killed in sports plane crash Top banking official and passenger killed in sports plane crash

27 Apr, 12:49 PM

A private two-seater plane has crashed near Moscow, killing its owner, a senior official of a Moscow bank, and his passenger.

Tags: aircrafts, crashes

17 killed in Russian-made helicopter crash in Venezuela 17 killed in Russian-made helicopter crash in Venezuela

4 May, 10:47 PM 3 comments

A Mi-35 military helicopter crash has killed 18 Venezuelan soldiers, who were patrolling Venezuela's border with Colombia.

Tags: aircrafts, accidents, Venezuela, helicopters

Russian Prosecutor’s office probes illegal helicopter hunting case Russian Prosecutor’s office probes illegal helicopter hunting case

6 May, 11:29 PM 12 comments

A criminal investigation has been launched into a helicopter accident involving high-ranking Russian officials. Environmentalists say an illegal helicopter hunt turned into a tragedy during a chase after endangered goats.

Tags: aircrafts, accidents, animals

4 killed as Russian pilot crashes light aircraft in Bolivia 4 killed as Russian pilot crashes light aircraft in Bolivia

13 May, 11:01 PM 5 comments

Four people, including a Russian pilot, have died in Bolivia in a light aircraft crash.

Tags: aircrafts, accidents, Bolivia

Russian air hostesses go on hunger strike protesting unpaid wages Russian air hostesses go on hunger strike protesting unpaid wages

15 May, 12:22 PM 4 comments

Seventeen air-hostesses and pilots of the bankrupt Russian KrasAir air carrier have gone on a hunger strike demanding to be paid their wages.

Tags: aircrafts

7 injured as Russian-made fighter jet crashes in India 7 injured as Russian-made fighter jet crashes in India

15 May, 12:52 PM 9 comments

A Russian-made Mig-27 fighter aircraft crashed in an Indian village on Friday, injuring six local people and a child on the ground.

Tags: aircrafts, accidents

Crisis won’t force Russia to cut Superjet-100 production - Minister Crisis won’t force Russia to cut Superjet-100 production - Minister

20 May, 10:42 PM

Despite the crisis in the world aviation market, Russia has no plans to cut production targets for the new Sukhoi Superjet-100, Industry Minister Viktor Khristenko has said.

Tags: aircrafts

Russia freezes deal to deliver MIG-31E planes to Syria - report Russia freezes deal to deliver MIG-31E planes to Syria - report

20 May, 11:06 PM 14 comments

Russia has frozen its deal to ship eight MIG-31E fighter-interceptor planes to Syria, a newspaper has reported suggesting either shortage of funds on Syria’s side, or pressure from Israel.

Tags: aircrafts, Rosoboronexport, Syria

Court fines airplane passengers $10,000 for onboard debauchery Court fines airplane passengers $10,000 for onboard debauchery

22 May, 11:52 PM 4 comments

A St. Petersburg court has ruled that the two young men who started a fight aboard an airliner must pay the air carrier $10,000 in damages.

Tags: aircrafts



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