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A chopper for Africa-updated

Ruslan International and German charter broker Karpeles Flight Services - part of DB Schenker - have moved a British-built AgustaWestland AW101 helicopter from the UK to Africa. It flew under its own power from AgustaWestland's Yeovil factory to London Stansted Airport, where technicians dismantled it ready for loading. The AN-124 was positioned partially inside the hangar to protect the helicopter from the weather, and then flew it to destination which ... [+]

A big plane for a big job

The unique Antonov AN-225 - the world’s largest aircraft – came into its own in moving a 139-tonne heat exchanger from Germany to Canada on 25 June. The equipment with its specially-constructed load cradle and associated handling equipment actually topped out at 147 tonnes, much too heavy for any other ... [+]

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