Archive for May 12th, 2017

M-346 in Azerbaijan

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Leonardo brought a M-346 advanced jet trainer to Azerbaijan on May 10. Senior leaders had a close look at the aircraft, the press release said.

M-346 Azerbaijan
Photo: Azerbaijan Ministry of Defense

Air Force One suffered $4 million in damages due to negligence by Boeing mechanics

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Three Boeing mechanics working on the oxygen system of VC-25A, aka Air Force One, did not follow correct procedures and ended up contaminating the system, an Air Force investigation has concluded.

Air Force One on the ground
By SSGT Alex Lloyd, USAF [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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