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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Copter Swap Mooted

TEHRAN () -- A team of Russian aviation industry executives is visiting Iran to explore deals to swap helicopters for Iranian goods, newspapers reported on Thursday. The executives represent Aviaexport and Kazan, which produces MIL helicopters, said an official of Mokarar Airlines, a private Iranian company that invited the Russians. Tehran newspapers reported that the Russians wanted to explore the possibility of selling helicopters in exchange for Iranian products and setting up a pilot training center in Iran.