Crashed Tu-204 guided by GPS

Crew of passenger jet used pocket GPS to make emergency landing – paper

11:20 25/03/2010 Investigators have said the crew of the Tu-204 plane that made a belly landing in the woods on its approach to a Moscow airport earlier this week used a pocket GPS instead of the primary air navigation system, a leading Russian business daily said on Thursday.>>

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SNECMA / NPO Saturn’s PowerJet SaM146 certification – Sukhoi Superjet 100 engine

17/03/2010
Certification tests of Russia’s new Sukhoi Superjet 100 medium-haul airliner are nearing completion. Its engine was subjected to tough reliability tests involving simulated ice and hail storms and frozen-carcass bird strikes.

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Flying saucers to be produced !

Russian Volga region moves to produce flying saucers

07:13 03/03/2010 The government of the Ulianovsk Region in the Volga area has approved a five-year program to produce so-called « flying saucers » – a bizarre hybrid of a helicopter and an aerostat.>>

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