BASEL -- On a sunny Swiss morning in May, a dozen aircraft are parked in front of a Jet Aviation hangar at Basel EuroAirport. They include a DC-8, a couple each of Falcon 900s and Gulfstream Vs, a Challenger 601, a Boeing 757, an Airbus A319 and two Boeing Business Jets. Inside a hangar large enough to accommodate a 747, a rogue nation's jetliner, damaged by artillery fire, undergoes extensive repair. Nearby, a dream machine embarks on a D check; world-class art has been removed for ...

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