SP's Aviation - ISSUE No 12-2015

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Issue Features

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    'SkyDeck' Dome with a View

    Jayant Baranwal, Editor-in-Chief of SP’s Aviation, gets an exclusive opportunity to chat with Shakil Hussain, the President and CEO of the company, which is working continuously on innovations for the aviation sector.

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    Maiden visit of Parrikar to US
    By Ranjeet Kumar

    Both the Defence Ministers took note of the positive progress during the recent meeting of the Joint Working Group on Aircraft Carrier Technology, especially in the area of Aircraft Launch and Recovery.

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    Depleting Assets of the IAF
    By Air Marshal Raghu Rajan (Retd)

    The Standing Committee on Defence has rightly brought to the notice of the government the urgent need to replenish the depleting assets of the IAF

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    A Wake-up Call from CAG
    By Air Marshal B.K. Pandey (Retd)

    What is also interesting and pertinent is that the present CAG was the Defence Secretary two-and-a-half years ago!

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    Stellar Role of the IAF
    By Air Marshal Dhiraj Kukreja (Retd)

    The key to efficient disaster response depends on creating awareness in the local population and effective training of the specialised forces

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    'Yulista will support industrial development in India with the latest state-of-the-art manufacturing and fabrication processes'

    Jayant Baranwal, Editor-in-Chief, SP’s Aviation, in conversation with Joseph Parsley, Director Business Development, Yulista LLC.

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    Tapping into Under-Served & Un-served Markets
    By R. Chandrakanth

    Civil Aviation Ministry in its draft Policy has clearly mentioned in its objectives that it intends to enhance regional connectivity through fiscal support and infrastructure development

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    Loan or Lease, Due Diligence is Must
    By R. Chandrakanth

    In India there are several companies which offer financial services for private aircraft purchase.

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    Cool, Comfy and Classy
    By R. Chandrakanth

    Design is a tool that, when used from the outset, can enable airlines to deliver a better service

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    Hall of Fame
    Hilda Hewlett (1864-1943)
    By Joseph Noronha

    Hilda Hewlett’s family members were always proud of her adventurous spirit, determination, energy and ability and affectionately called her ‘Old Bird’

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    A Word from Editor-in-Chief
    By Jayant Baranwal, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

    The ‘SkyDeck’ Concept is adding a new dimension of fun in flying and that should certainly pep up the airline business which is always looking at ways of creating additional revenues

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    News with Views
    Induction of Women into the IAF as Fighter Pilots
    By Air Marshal B.K. Pandey (Retd)

    In a reply to Lok Sabha on December 4, Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh said: “The Government has approved entry of women pilots into the fighter stream of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on an experimental basis for a period of five years.”

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    Last Word
    Avoid Multiplicity of Types
    By Air Marshal B.K. Pandey (Retd)

    Both the public and the private sectors in the Indian aerospace industry appear to be getting involved simultaneously to manufacture the Kamov Ka-226 helicopters for the Indian armed forces