Poland is showing off its latest developments in aviation. A major aircraft exhibition has been?
GV PAN DOWN FROM Polish Airliner flying overhead to Soviet Airbus on tarmac
LV PULL BACK from Polish airline's ILL 62 PULL BACK TO Soviet Airbus
CU Airbus Jetpod
SV PAN AND CU INTERIOR Cockpit and controls of Airbus (2 shots)
LV INTERIOR Airbus seating
SV Visitors queuing to enter Airbus
CU PULLBACK: The Antonyev 28 on display
LV AND RV MIL 15 on display. Agricultural aircraft
GV Various aircraft on display
LV AND SV MIL 20 (U.S. Piper Aircraft) on display in hangar (2 shots)
SV AND CU KOLIBLR 110 (French Aircraft) on display (3 shots)
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Background: Poland is showing off its latest developments in aviation. A major aircraft exhibition has been mounted at Warsaw's International Airport, and it's reported to have aroused considerable international interest.
SYNOPSIS: Poland is a leading aircraft manufacturer. It's the world's second largest producer of agricultural planes and a major builder of gliders and helicopters. But most interest at the Warsaw display centred around the Iliushin-86 airbus ... the result of a joint project between Poland and Russia.
The airbus is built in the Soviet Union but many of its components, including the control surfaces, are manufactured in Poland. The big jet can carry 350 passengers and has a claimed cruising speed of 625 miles per hour (1000 KPH).
The co-operation on the building of the airbus has resulted in other projects for Polish manufacturers. They've now started production of the Soviet designed Antonov-28, a twin engined multi-purpose aircraft.
Poland has made significant advances in agricultural aviation. This is the M-15 the world's first agricultural jet. Again it's a joint project with the Russians.
Poland also shares a number of projects with the United States. The tiny M-20 passenger plane is made jointly with the American firm PIPER.
The Koliber 110 is the result of another international association; this time with the French firm Socato. The Koliber has only recently gone into production.