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How Dangerous Might Bird Strikes Be?

Reading Time: 5 minutes In the world of aviation hardly a week passes without an aircraft being damaged, and, as strange as it may sound, in many cases the fault of such problems lie in birds. Perhaps, at first sight it does not seem to be a very weighty matter as it is thought that approximately 80% of bird […]

MC-21-300 Factory Tests Enter Second Stage

Reading Time: 1 minute The flying prototype of Russia’s new Irkut MC-21-300 narrowbody airliner has completed the first stage of factory testing, OEM Irkut Corporation reports. The final, sixth flight as part of the first stage was performed on June 23. During the first phase the aircraft was tested for stability and controllability with different configurations of the wing […]