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Latest rumour regarding restart for An-124 production

June 23 - Staff at HLPFI don't know what is more repetitive. Watching the England football team struggle through the group stage of a World Cup final (thank goodness for John Terry's backside), or anticipating news that the manufacture of the AN-124 is ab

Since the end of its production, rumours of its resumed manufacture have been as regular as they have been wrong.

And the latest such rumours suggest that Boeing may take over the final assembly of the AN-124 for use in the US market, with reports indicting that both the Russian and US governments have discussed the matter and taken it up with Boeing.

For England football fans anticipating a World Cup final win (after 44 years of hurt) and for potential buyers of a new An-124, we have some sound advice. Don't hold your breath.

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Bishop takes AWRS

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