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Cargo Air Charter

Chapman Freeborn and Ruslan International deliver special gift to mark Armenian centenary commemorations

Chapman Freeborn and Ruslan International have completed a special and very significant assignment to Armenia to deliver broadcasting equipment from Tianjin in China to the capital city, Yerevan.

The equipment was a gift from the people of China to the people of Armenia to ensure TV coverage of the country’s centenary commemorations, which remembers the estimated one and a half million civilians who lost their lives during the last days of the Ottoman empire.

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Chapman Freeborn’s China team commissioned the flight on behalf of its client, selecting heavy air cargo specialist Ruslan International due to its expertise in transporting heavy and outsize cargo to all parts of the world.

The 40-ton cargo was made up of three outside broadcast vehicles and associated equipment including a portable generator. The height of one of the vehicles presented something of a challenge – but one that Ruslan International resolved with the use of a special flat extension ramp that ensured a smooth loading process.


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