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  1. Is This The Shape Of Russia's Next Generation Long-Range Bomber?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Jalopnik

    While America's aerospace industry is hard at work creating the USAF's next generation bomber , Russia has a similar ongoing program known as the the PAK-DA. Now, after years of requirements changes, it appears that a blended wing, subsonic design, much like the one pictured above, will be the new jet's overall configuration.

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  2. Sunday Afternoon Aviation PotpourriRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Daily Kos

    For those with some time this weekend, I thought I'd put out some air-related links I've been accumulating. As always, the BBC is a good place to turn up the story or two.

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  3. Chudinov: I'm Coming To London To Destroy Eubank JrRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Boxing Scene

    Vladmir Putin sends his number one boxer WBA Interim World Middleweight Champion Dmitry Chudinov to London this weekend to finalise preparations for his title defence against British star Chris Eubank Jnr. at The O2 on Saturday 28th February.

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  4. Britain 'at mercy' of Putin in a war against Russia, former defence chiefs warnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Former defence chiefs have questioned whether the UK's air defences would be adequate in the event of a conflict with Russia.

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  5. Russian Flyby 'Should be Taken Seriously'Read the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Iceland Review

    Wednesday's flyby of two Russian bombers close to the Icelandic coast should be taken seriously, Birgir Armannsson, head of the Icelandic parliament's foreign affairs committee, said in an interview with Morgunbla i today. "This incident is in line with what many NATO countries and other western countries, such as Finland and Sweden, have experienced.

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  6. Britain would 'struggle' in a war against Russia, former defence chiefs warnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Former defence chiefs have questioned whether the UK's air defences would be adequate in the event of a conflict with Russia.

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  7. Russian bombers intercepted by British fighter planesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | UPI

    British fighter jets intercepted two Russian long-range bombers off the coast of England on Wednesday, the British Ministry of Defense said. Two Royal Air Force Typhoon fighter planes intercepted the Russian Tupolev TU-95 bombers , known as Bears, in international airspace as they flew from northwestern Britain to Cornwall, England's western tip.

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  8. Two Russian Bombers Fly Close to IcelandRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Iceland Review

    Two Tupolev Tu-95 long-range Russian bombers flew within the NATO surveyed airspace close to Iceland around midday yesterday, a statement from the Icelandic Coast Guard revealed. Russian military planes have not flown so close to Iceland since the US military left its base in Keflavik, Southwest Iceland, in 2006, ruv.is reports.

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  9. Video and Pictures: Raf fighter jets scrambled after Russian bombers spotted off south coast againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Daily Echo

    Quick-reaction RAF jets were scrambled to intercept and escort the pair of bombers after they were detected near British airspace. The incident off the Cornwall coast yesterday marks the second time in recent weeks that Russian bombers have sparked an alert in England after a pair of Tupolev Tu-95 planes, nicknamed the Russian Bear, were spotted in the sky off Southampton .

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  10. Video from 'Russian Bear' bomber captures RAF escort over English ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Russia Taday

    The Russian Defense Ministry's TV channel has released video footage taken from a Tu-95 strategic bomber as it was shadowed by RAF Fighter Typhoon jets. The video features engines that appear to be stalling.

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  11. RAF fighter jets scrambled after Russian bombers spotted off south copast againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Daily Echo

    Quick-reaction RAF jets were scrambled to intercept and escort the pair of bombers after they were detected near British airspace. The incident off the Cornwall coast yesterday marks the second time in recent weeks that Russian bombers have sparked an alert in England after a pair of Tupolev Tu-95 planes, nicknamed the Russian Bear, were spotted in the sky off Southampton .

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  12. Cornwall: Live updates after RAF jets warn away 2 Russian bombers off Cornish coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Daily Record

    Following the incident, the Foreign Office said Russian planes "caused disruption to civil aviation" and RAF Typhoons were scrambled to escort them "throughout the time they were in the UK area of interest" - reported to be the English Channel. The RAF said long-range search radars detected two Russian Tu-95 "Bears" flying close to UK airspace in the "UK flight information region".

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  13. Paris may deliver the Mistral ship to Russia soonRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Avia.Ru

    French authorities may deliver Mistral helicopter carrier to Russia in the coming days, Gazeta.ru reports with reference to an unnamed source. According to him, the positive results of the "Normandy format" meeting allow France to save its face in front of its allies and remain a reliable supplier of arms.

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  14. Roscosmos to consider draft design of a super-heavy rocket soonRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Avia.Ru

    The Federal Space Agency will soon consider draft designs of the Russian super-heavy launch vehicle submitted by Russian enterprises, TASS reports with reference to the CEO of Space Rocket Center Progress Alexander Kirilin . "It is expected that the Science and Technology Council of Roscosmos will consider draft designs of the super-heavy rocket submitted by Russian enterprises and one of them will be approved," he said.

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  15. The fleet of Tu-214SR relay aircraft will be expanded to five jets in 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Avia.Ru

    This year Kazan Aviation Plant named after S.P. Gorbunov branch of Tupolev Company must deliver two Tu-214SR relay aircraft under a state contract, Interfax-AVN reports with reference to a source close to the national aircraft industry. "After delivering the two relay aircraft to a customer the Tu-214SR fleet will comprise five jets of the type," the source said.

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  16. Russia to launch four Earth remote sensing satellites in 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Avia.Ru

    The representative of the Federal Space Agency Valeriy Zaichko delivered a speech at the 52nd session of scientific and technical subcommittee of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and told the participants about Roscosmos' achievements in the area of Earth remote sensing, the agency's press-service reports. The Russian government's decision to remove restrictions on using remote sensing data obtained from Russian spacecraft helped improve the quality and the number of services in this area.

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  17. KRET to replace foreign-produced components of MS-21 and Sukhoi SuperJet 100 aircraftRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Avia.Ru

    Radioelectronic Technologies Concern , part of Rostec State Corporation, showcased components of MS-21 avionics suite for the first time. In the network of phasing out imports KRET will replace most foreign-produced components of the avionics suite of MS-21 and Sukhoi SuperJet 100 aircraft with the ones manufactured in Russia.

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  18. Passenger traffic of Russian airlines for 2014 was over 93,181 million passengers aRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Avia.Ru

    During the accounting period Russian carriers transported 93 181 385 passengers . The scope of transported cargo and mail was 1 036 479,18 tons .

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  19. Russian airports serviced 157 million passengers in 2014Read the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Avia.Ru

    The passenger traffic of Russian airports for 2014 reached 157 million passengers , the head of the Federal Air Transport Agency , Alexander Neradko, told Interfax at an exhibition dedicated to the development of civil airports infrastructure. In 2013 the passenger traffic of Russian airports amounted to 142,8 million passengers, Russian Air Operators Association reports.

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  20. Rossiya special aircraft division took delivery of a new Tu-214SR relay aircraftRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Avia.Ru

    Rossiya special aircraft division took delivery of a new Tu-214SR relay aircraft powered by PS-90A engines. The aircraft manufactured by Kazan Aviation Plant named after S.P. Gorbunov, performed ferry flight to its home base at Vnukovo airport, press-service of Aviadvigatel reports.

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