Airbus warns of glitch that could affect A400M engines


Airbus on Tuesday warned of a technical bug potentially affecting the engines of its A400M that was discovered during an internal test after one of the military planes crashed in Spain. The company said in a statement it had sent out an alert to its clients urging them to carry out “specific checks of the Electronic Control Units (ECU) on each of the aircraft’s engines.”

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NATO extended contract for operating An-124-100 Ruslan aircraft


NATO and Ukraine to continue cooperation in the network of SALIS (Strategic Airlift Interim Solution) program for operating An-124-100 Ruslan heavy transport aircraft on behalf of EU and NATO, Interfax-Ukraine reports. “NATO confirmed that it needs to continue operation of Ruslan aircraft in the network of SALIS program: recently the parties extended contract for operation of An-124-100 aircraft until the end of 2016,” a source said.

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