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FAA certification is expected shortly and first deliveries should start by year-end.
The U.S. began striking targets in Iraq on August 7, and the effort to stem the advance of Islamic State and other terrorist groups has increased.
Carrier to use double-decker first on London to Abu Dhabi route
Program embarks on 3,000-hour certification regimen
The Ministry of Defence has revived the Ilyushin Il-112 project, a development of the Il-114 airliner.
The experimental demonstrator is being used to test aircraft systems and handling.
The single-engine turboprop will be used to provide light air support, reconnaissance and training capabilities to the Afghanistan military.
Maiden mission lasts some two and a half hours
Deliveries of more than 31,000 new airplanes expected
Criticism runs rampant of inprudent spending.