Russia Signs New Accord to Revive An-70 Airlifter

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Russia has moved to revive Antonov’s dormant An-70 tactical transport project, with a new accord having been agreed at the MAKS Moscow air show in mid-August 2009. The move would support continued development and flight testing using Antonov’s only surviving prototype of the An-70, which was on static display at the Moscow show. Ukraine’s Kiev-based KiGAZ Aviant is already working to complete a further two airframes, the roll-out dates for which have been repeatedly postponed...
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