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Russia's aircraft industry tries to regain altitude

Russia's aircraft industry has been through turbulent times.

Now the industry is undergoing major restructuring in an attempt to become more competitive.

Most of Russia's manufacturing plants have been placed under the umbrella of a state-controlled holding company which oversees the development of new civil and military aircraft.

Theo Leggett caught up with Alexey Fedorov, the man in charge of Russia's United Aircraft Corporation.

Russia Business Report

  • 31 Jul 2010
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