Russian President Vladimir Putin has inked a decree on establishing the open-end joint-stock company Aviation Holding Sukhoi, said the Kremlin press service on Tuesday. Earlier, Vice-Premier Ilya Klebanov reported that the holding is set up on the basis of immediately the Sukhoi design bureau and three specialised aviation factories in -- Irkutsk and Novosibirsk (Siberia), Komsomolsk-on-Amur (Russia's Far East). Sukhoi products are known world-wide. Its Su fighter-bombers are the world's best.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18