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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.

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.

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.


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upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.