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Press TV: Kyiv hosts 8th International Aerospace Show

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Oct. 1, 2012, 8:01 a.m. | Kyiv — by Press TV

Ukraine’s crown jewel Mriya - the world's heaviest and biggest carrier aircraft was the highlight of the performance.
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The newly designed products and upgraded machineries of more than 35 countries were displayed during the 8th International Aerospace Show in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv.

Ukraine’s crown jewel Mriya - the world's heaviest and biggest carrier aircraft was the highlight of the performance. 

Among this new regional passenger aircrafts, multipurpose planes, military and sport aircrafts, helicopters and business aircrafts were shown to visitors. The Soviet surface-to-air missile system Pechora 2D also caught the eyes. The Soviets supplied the system to CIS countries, Africa, Asia, Middle East and Latin America. Designed in late 59, the complex is now completely upgraded by the Ukrainian company. 

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