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Old 19th May 2019, 03:58
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megan
 
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Wonder what they're trying to say here
The RIA-Novosti news agency said it had obtained a report from Rosaviatsiya, the civil aviation authority, which showed the brakes — flaps that hang down from a plane — were not used
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-05-...-says/11127638

Wonder also about the nature of the horizontal stab issue
Also known as the Superjet, it was heralded as a new phase for Russia's civil aviation industry.

But the plane has been troubled by concerns about defects in the horizontal stabilisers.

In 2017 Russia's aviation authority ordered inspection of all Superjets in the country because of the problems
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-05-...oscow/11086258
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