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Reuters Aug 17 2001 : Russia's Volga-Dnepr engine deal to beat IL-76 noise ban


MOSCOW, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Russia's Volga-Dnepr airlines on Friday signed a deal with aviation firms Perm Motors and Aviadvigetel (Aviation Motor) to upgrade Ilyushin Il-76 cargo planes to meet tightening European noise standards.

The airline said in a statement the three had signed a protocol of intent at the Moscow Air show to upgrade Volga-Dnepr Il-76s with PS-90A-76 engines.

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