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USA is upgrading “magic carpet”

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May 2018

USA is upgrading “magic carpet”

From autumn 2019 on the airplane of US Navy sea-based aviation updated software of automatic rendezvous and landing approach will be installed. The system has name Magic Carpet. Improved software will allow landing on the flattop airplanes with damaged airframe or failed sensors and also will simplify work of the pilots in bad weather conditions: for example, during ground swell or restricted visibility, informs Aviation…

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Passenger airplane Sukhoi Super Jet-100 in figures

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May 2018

Passenger airplane Sukhoi Super Jet-100 in figures

Ten years ago, on May 19th 2008 first flight of the first test airplane Sukhoi Superjet-100 took place. The airplane has climbed up to 1200 meters height, has made 4 circles over air-strip and then successfully landed. Serial production of the airplane Sukhoi Superjet-100 began in 2011. It is first Russian made passenger airplane constructed with use of digital technologies. The airplane is for airlines…

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Second airplane MC-21 has made first flight

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May 2018

Second airplane MC-21 has made first flight

Second airplane MC-21 has taken off the fly ground of Irkutsk aviation plant on May 12th, 2018. MC-21 is the project of short- and medium-haul jet passenger narrow-body airplanes. This airplane may fly on six thousands kilometers distance and is created as replacement for airplanes TU-154 and TU-204/214 and to foreign airplanes Airbus A320, Boeing 737 and other. Two modifications of the airplane have been…

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Common Ukrainian-Turkish project of the airplane is fully secret

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May 2018

Common Ukrainian-Turkish project of the airplane is fully secret

Ukraine and Turkey began realization of common project for creating military-transport aircraft AN-188. The project itself began 4-5 years ago but new step was made 2 years ago. Namely Turkey has initiated this project. So-called road map was signed. Decision to make next step in the project was made during International Airshow Eurasia-2018 where Ukraine brought only model-board. The project of military-transport airplane involves introduction…

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“Cartoon” airplane has taken first flight in China

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Apr 2018

“Cartoon” airplane has taken first flight in China

Airplane “Toy story” common project of China Eastern Airlines and Shanghai Disney Resort companies took first flight from Shanghai to Beijing on April 28th, 2018. The body of the aircraft is decorated with images of main heroes from popular cartoon and the cabin is designed in specific cartoon range of colors and style. Carrier began collaboration with Shanghai Disney Resort back in 2016. Since then…

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