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  • Russia completes 'hot and high' testing with Cubana Ilyushin Il-96-300 in Ecuador


    <P>Russian authorities are hoping to improve the commercial potential of the Ilyushin Il-96 family after completing ‘hot and high’ tests with a Cuban-operated example of the type in Ecuador.</P> <P>The tests involved one of the Il-96-300s, registered CU-T1251, delivered to Cuban flag-carrier Cubana de Aviación towards the end of last year.</P> <P>More than ten flights were conducted by the aircraft between Havana and the high-altitude airports at Quito and Latacunga – located some 2,800m (9,190ft) above sea level.</P> <P>The aircraft (pictured on Russian television below at the VASO plant in Voronezh at its roll-out ceremony) was equipped with Perm PS-90A engines. Perm was among the participants in the test, along with representatives from Ilyushin design bureau, the Interstate Aviation Committee, and Russian certification authorities.</P> <P></P> <P align=center><IMG style="WIDTH: 445px; HEIGHT: 297px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=14319" border=0></P> <P>Perm says


  • Other News for Cubana

  • Uncommanded roll on Cubana Il-96 forced return to Gatwick


    <p>UK investigators are looking into an uncontrolled roll involving a Cubana Ilyushin Il-96-300 outbound from London...


  • PICTURE: Cubana takes delivery of first Tu-204 freighter


    <P>Russia’s Aviastar production plant has formally delivered Cuban carrier Cubana’s first <A ...


  • Pictures: First Tupolev Tu-204 for Cubana prepared for delivery


    The first Tupolev Tu-204 for Cuba's Cubana is among several of the twinjet airliners being...


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  • Iberia schedules Cuban return

    News | 27 Jan 2015 14:21 | Oliver Clark

    Iberia will resume flights to Cuban capital Havana in June, following a two-year hiatus, and is also set to add two new long-haul destinations in Colombia.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Iberia-schedules-Cuban-return-408337/
  • WORLD AIRLINERS: Russia bids to best the west

    News | 02 Nov 2010 00:00 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Ilyushin and Tupolev are struggling to keep their passenger aircraft lines open in the face of fierce competition from abroadhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/WORLD-AIRLINERS-Russia-bids-to-best-the-west-349051/
  • Aero Republica to launch Mexico and Cuba services

    News | 12 Aug 2010 17:15 | Brendan Sobie

    <p>Aero Republica plans to launch services to Mexico and Cuba in October as the Colombian carrier focuses on international growth and puts the brakes on domestic...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Aero-Republica-to-launch-Mexico-and-Cuba-services-346094/
  • Uncommanded roll on Cubana Il-96 forced return to Gatwick

    News | 24 May 2010 11:14 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <p>UK investigators are looking into an uncontrolled roll involving a Cubana Ilyushin Il-96-300 outbound from London Gatwick last month.</p><p>Russia's Interstate...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Uncommanded-roll-on-Cubana-Il-96-forced-return-to-Gatwick-342337/
  • Russia's UAC delivers 14 commercial aircraft in 2009

    News | 02 Feb 2010 10:56 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Russia's United Aircraft airliner manufacturing divisions delivered 14 aircraft in 2009 and posted an 18% increase in consolidated revenues to Rb114 billion...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russias-UAC-delivers-14-commercial-aircraft-in-2009-337912/
  • Russia delivers, barely

    News | 02 Feb 2009 12:00

    So far, there is little to show from drive to reinvigorate a once-proud aerospace industryhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russia-delivers-barely-321879/