Contents tagged with Boeing

  • US Air Force carries out reconnaissance flight near Russian borders in the Barents Sea

    On Sunday, October 20, a US Air Force Boeing RC-135U Combat strategic reconnaissance aircraft flew over the international borders of the Barents Sea near Russia’s maritime borders in the Murmansk region, Interfax reports, citing the monitoring data of western aviation resources.

    The aircraft bearing number 64-14849 and call sign LUIGI16 took off from the Mildenhall airbase of the Royal Air Forces of Great Britain. The flight lasted over three hours.

    On Thursday, October 18, a USAF Boeing RC-13 …

  • President Poroshenko calls cooperation with Boeing 'a sign of Ukrainian independence in aviation’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko welcomed agreements between concern Antonov and American corporation Boeing on the supply of parts. According to the Ukrainian president, such an agreement is a “sign of independence in aviation” from Russia.

    “These agreements are a sign of our independence from Russia in aviation and confirmation of a strategic course of cooperation between the US and EU”, Poroshenko wrote on Twitter.

    The supplies are for An-148, An-158, An-178 aicraft.

    It was reported …

  • Ukrainian aircraft factory will service Boeing, Airbus and Robinson helicopters

    SC "Plant 410 Civil Aviation (GA)" plans to start repairing and servicing Boeing and Airbus aircrafts in the next 2 years, as reported by factory’s press service.

    The plant is currently in negotiations with Airbus for maintenance and repair of the company's aircraft. In the framework of cooperation with Boeing, it is planned to carry out, with the involvement of investors, maintenance and painting of Boeing-737 aircraft. It is planned to start with 5 aircraft per year, and by 2024 to increase …

  • Russia: world aircraft industry depends on Russian titanium supplies

    Restrictions on importing titanium metal from Russia to Europe will adversely affect the world aircraft building industry, according to Viktor Kladov, Director of International Cooperation and Regional Policy of Rostec, (Russian State corporation) in an interview with Rossiyskaya Gazeta.

    Kladov explained that Western companies import raw materials and titanium products mainly from the Russian Federation. That is why "when the subject of sanctions was just beginning to circulate," American …