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New York, Geneva (AirGuideBusiness - Aerospace & Defense News - Defense Europe) Sep 4, 2011

CSI Aviation Services CSI Aviation Arranges Simulated Hijacking for U.S., Russia Exercise. CSI Aviation Services, Inc. arranged an aircraft for a simulated hijacking earlier this month for an exercise between the United States and Russia. The aircraft, a Challenger 604, was crossing the Bering Sea when the simulated hijacking occurred. As part of the exercise, the aircraft did not respond to communications, resulting in the Federal Aviation Administration and Transportation Security Agency notifying the U.S. military. Once notified, fighter jets intercepted the plane. Russia also launched aircraft, and the two governments coordinated together to prevent a potential terrorist attack. Since 1990, CSI has played an integral part in the federal government air transportation system. Every year, a number of...

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