Il-76 transports give Chavez power across Latin America
WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- It isn't easy to build reliable heavy military air transport aircraft, or military air lifters. Currently only the United States and Russia have mastered the job, and the European aircraft industry, led by Germany and France, is trying to join them. But other nations have been forced to take different routes.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst