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Fog disrupts flights and ferry services in Istanbul

Turkish Airlines temporarily suspended their domestic and international flights in the Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport beginning from 7:00 a.m. on March 1 due to heavy fog, Anadolu agency reported.  Pegasus Airlines …

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Russian inspectors set for observation flight over Turkey

A group of Russian military inspectors will carry out this week an observation flight over the territory of Turkey within the frames of the international Open Skies Treaty, the chief of the ministry’s national Nuclear Risk Reduction …

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 Iran to purchase Russia's Sukhoi Superjet 100

Iran has expressed an interest in purchasing 12 Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) airliners, Russia's Minister of Energy, Alexander Novak, said. "Iran is interested in acquiring 12 Sukhoi Superjet 100 planes …

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Armenia may buy Russia's SSJ-100 aircraft

Russia may supply two-four Sukhoi Super Jet-100 aircraft to Armenia in 2018-2019, the Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov said. "I think in total it concerns supplying not more than 10 aircraft in …

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Majority of US Navy’s strike fighters can’t fly

Nearly two-thirds of the US Navy’s F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet strike fighters can’t fly, Defense News reported. Overall, more than half the Navy’s aircraft are grounded, most because there isn’t enough …

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 Boeing 737 simulator built in Iran

An Iranian research team in the Khuzestan Province designed and built a fully indigenized Boeing 737 aircraft simulator. "The group could construct the simulator system in eight months and all equipment used in the system are …

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Iran gets its first Airbus A321

Iran has taken delivery of its first Western-built passenger plane Airbus A321 in decades, following the lifting of sanctions last year. The Airbus A321 landed in Tehran to an official ceremony that included the Iranian Transport …

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US bomber loses engine during training flight

A B-52 bomber on a training flight near Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota lost an engine mid-flight but was able to land safely with the five crew aboard, according to a report in Defense News. Major Jamie Humphries, …

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Tu-154 plane passengers killed by technical malfunction

The Russian government's investigation committee held a press briefing today to discuss the progress of the Tu-154 crash probe. Final conclusions on this tragedy will be made after all the data will be collected and exterminated, Russian …

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IranAir to buy 100 Airbus planes

IranAir has trimmed its planned order from Europe's Airbus to 100 planes, partly by dropping A380s, the flag carrier's head Farhad Parvaresh said. "Although the nominal value of the contract for 118 …

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AZAL and Vnukovo make Moscow and Baku closer

Today, an agreement to increase the number of regular flights Baku-Moscow to 2 per day was signed at the Moscow Vnukovo Airport. The agreement was signed between Vnukovo Airport CEO Vasily Alexandrov and the Vice-President of …

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German grounds Tornado jets 'over loose screws'

The German military said it had grounded nearly half its fleet of Tornado reconnaissance jets, used in the fight against ISIS, because of a technical defect. According to DPA, the problem is a loose screw on the monitor in the …

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CSTO drones destroy 150 'terrorists'

Russia's Orlan, Eleron and Zastava unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) have been deployed for reconnaissance missions over mountainous terrain at Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) drills in Kyrgyzstan, the Russian …

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Iran unveils VTOL drone for aerial photography

Iran’s Defense Ministry on Saturday unveiled a homegrown Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capabilities used for aerial photography, Tasnim News Agency reported. The Iranian drone, dubbed …

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