Russian Aerospace Forces Order 30 Jet Trainers

MOSCOW – To complement increased purchases of combat aircraft, the Russian aerospace forces are ordering 30 more Yakovlev Yak-130 jet trainers. The defense ministry and Irkut Corp., a subsidiary of United Aircraft Corporation, signed a contract for the trainers on April 17. The aircraft will be...
Maxim Pyadushkin

In addition to writing for Aviation Week Network, Maxim holds a key position at Russia's Air Transport Observer magazine. In the past he was in charge of several ATO’s sister aerospace publications and earlier worked for Moscow-based CAST defense think-tank.

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