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The Harbin Y-12 transport plane crashed near the capital. (Map by Google/Matt Molnar)

Military Plane Chartered to Transport Gold Crashes in Mauritania Killing 7

A military plane chartered by Canadian gold miner Kinross crashed shortly after takeoff Thursday in the African country of Mauritania, killing all seven people on board
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Russia to Spend $177 Billion on Aviation Over Next 10 Years: Medvedev

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Friday announced that the government will spend over $177 billion (over 3 trillion rubles) on aviation within the next ten years.
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Turkish Stars NF-5A, built by Canadair under license from Northrop

Fighter Jet Crash in Turkey Kills Turkish Stars Aerobatic Pilot

A fighter jet belonging to the Turkish Stars aerobatic team crashed in central Turkey on Tuesday, killing the pilot.
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Aeromexico Flight Attendants Busted Carrying 300 Pounds of Cocaine in Madrid

Three Aeromexico flight attendants were arrested at the Barajas Airport after they were found in possession of 140 kilograms (308 pounds) of cocaine.
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Russian Sukhoi Wants to Control 15 Percent of the World’s Medium Airplane Market

After a successful day at the Farnborough Air Show where Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) sold over 40 Superjet 100s, the Russian company said on Tuesday that it expects to control 15 percent of the world's medium-haul airp...
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