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“Our company has always been a leader in this industry and we will continue to set the pace in the years ahead. Moreover, the best is yet to come.”
—John Rosanvall on, the President & CEO of Dassault Falcon Jet
The IAF will need to induct combat aircraft in large numbers and aerial tankers as these serve as force multipliers and enhance the operational capability of the combat fleet
Long before a fleet reaches the end of its total technical life (TTL), which is normally around 25 years, a decision must be taken on how to revamp it
The ‘South Asia Satellite’ will provide a full range of applications (Very Small Aperture Terminals; Direct-to-home services; Tele-medicine; Tele-education; Broadcast; Meteorological; Disaster management support etc) and services to all of India’s neighbours.
In the successful launch of the South Asia Communication Satellite, ISRO has once again displayed its level of competence and the capability to lead from the front
CubeSats are currently shotgunned into space as auxiliary payload piggybacking on the bigger launches done by civilian space agencies
The road ahead for the Chinese aerospace industry is long and arduous and competition with the Western rivals will undoubtedly be a formidable challenge
The Expenditure Finance Committee has recommended the proposal for revival of 50 unserved and underserved airports/airstrips of the state governments, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and civil enclaves at an estimated cost of Rs. 4,500 crore in three financial years starting from 2017-18
After mainline airline Air India and low-cost carrier SpiceJet had won bids in the first round of ‘UDAN’ bidding, India’s largest carrier in terms of market share, has made its intentions known of entering the regional aviation market.
This is an exciting time for business aviation, with innovative new aircraft, technologies and business models coming to the fore. The industry is looking dynamic as it expands its offerings for new and existing customers and aircraft owners.
It is for the government to recognise the value of business aviation, acquiesce to its reasonable demands and facilitate business aviation fleet modernisation
Having proven resilient to global challenges last year, the European economic recovery is expected to continue this year and next: for the first time in almost a decade, the economies of all European Union (EU) Member States are expected to grow throughout the entire forecasting period.
India emerged as the world’s fifth largest military spender, ahead of its arch rival Pakistan, says a new report from a European think tank. Three out of the top five military spenders are from Asia, suggesting how military conflicts are spreading across the subcontinent.
In 1927, when Charles Lindbergh finally became the first to fly solo across the Atlantic, the 19th person to do so, he said, “Alcock and Brown showed me the way”
The implementation of the policy on strategic partnership will be a shot in the arm of the India aerospace and defence industry