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First Russian post-Soviet passenger plane with domestic-built engines takes flight

Russia flew a new passenger airliner with domestically-built engines for the first time since the Soviet era on Tuesday, the start of what it hopes will be a revival of a civil aviation industry to challenge Boeing and Airbus.For all the latest headlines : US slaps sanctions on Turkey over Russia’s S-400 air defense system purchaseRussia says it will join drills with NATO member ships for first time in decadeRussia signs agreement to open naval base in Sudan …read more

Source:: Al Arabiya