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This is Syria's only operational Ilyushin Il-76 transport aircraft (YK-ATA), seen here at Paris-Le Bourget Airport in 2009. It may have been used to transport Mil Mi-25 attack helicopters to Syria from Russia through Iraqi airspace. (Photo by twin-otter64 via Flickr, CC-BY-NC-SA)
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Military News

Did Syria Transport Russian Attack Helicopters Through Iraqi Airspace?

Posted November 30, 2012 by Michael Grabell, ProPublica

In late October, Syria asked Iraqi authorities to grant air access for a cargo plane transporting refurbed attack helicopters from Russia.

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An Iran Air Boeing 747SP. (Photo by Tom Alfano)
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Military News

Iraq Intercepts Iranian Plane Enroute to Syria

Posted October 29, 2012 by BNO News

Iraqi authorities on Saturday ordered a Syria-bound cargo plane to land in Baghdad to make sure it was not carrying weapons.






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A Syrian Arab Airlines Airbus A320 (YK-AKD) takes off from Vienna in 2009. (Photo by Trainier via Wikipedia)
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Government News

Syrian Planes Banned From Europe Airports

Posted October 18, 2012 by BNO News

Passenger and cargo flights operated by Syrian airlines will no longer be allowed to land at airports in the European Union (EU) under new sanctions adopted Monday to further increase pressure on the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, officials said. The Council of the European Union on Monday decided to slap 28 persons with […]

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A Syrian Arab Airlines Airbus A320 (YK-AKD) takes off from Vienna in 2009. (Photo by Trainier via Wikipedia)
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Crashes

Syrian Airliner in Midair Collision With Military Helicopter Over Damascus

Posted September 20, 2012 by BNO News

A Syrian military helicopter crashed near Damascus on Thursday after it clipped the tail of a large passenger plane, which landed safely.






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Turkish Air Force General Dynamics F-16 jet.
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Military News

Turkey Scrambles Fighter Jets in Response to Syrian Helicopter Flights

Posted July 1, 2012 by BNO News

Turkey scrambled fighter jets three separate times on Saturday as Syrian helicopters approached the tense border area.






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Final Call

Final Call: Modern UAVs Grounded in Favor of 1950s Spy Planes, Psychics Say Apollo 16 Met Moon Men

Posted January 23, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The Obama Administration plans to ground the Global Hawk in favor of the U-2, ATR is destroying Bombardier in the turboprop market, Syria orders dozens of fighter trainers, and more…






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Aviation News

Turkish Fighter Jets Intercept Iranian Cargo Plane, Nothing Illegal Found On Board

Posted March 16, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Turkey’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday released a detained Iran cargo plane after a search found nothing illegal.






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