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2010-11-24 09:47:00

KIEV, Ukraine, November 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NATO and Ukraine are discussing final provisions for extending the lease of heavy-duty transport aircraft - Antonov An-124-100 Ruslan. The contract is likely to be extended for two years before the end of 2010. Ukraine is now negotiating a plan to revive mass production of a new commercialized model of Ruslan jointly with Russia. The produced planes will have the cargo lifting capacity of 150 tonnes. Russian air force is also a potential...

2008-07-24 00:00:00

Ascale model of the A380 Airbus superjumbo is set to be unveiled at Heathrow Airport today. The one-third scale model of the 800-seat superjumbo, whose wings are built at Filton, is being built on the site of the Emirates' Roundabout, formerly known as Concorde Roundabout. More than 25 million travellers pass the roundabout on the approach to the Heathrow terminals each year, making it one of the advertising world's most valuable properties. The replica A380, in the Emirates colours,...

2008-07-17 06:00:33

A specialist Ukrainian military website has described the success of the SALIS (Strategic Airlift Interim Solution) programme, where NATO has been using Ukraine's An-124 military transport aircraft. The website said it regards the programme as an example of mutually beneficial and pragmatic cooperation between Ukraine and NATO and the way forward in furthering this cooperation. The following is the text of the article by Volodymyr Kopchak, entitled "Salis: To retain and multiply" posted on...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.