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The long awaited tenth edition of the prestigious biennial event Aero India International Airshow to be held at Air Force Station Yelahanka from February 18 to 22, 2015, is finally upon us.
An objective assessment of the state of the Indian armed forces would reveal that its military aviation component is not adequately equipped to meet with the challenges that are looming large over the horizon
BAE Systems, now comfortably in the Indian fixed-wing space with its Hawk advanced jet trainer, has begun negotiations with HAL...
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has announced its intention to procure two full-mission simulators (FMS) for the upgraded An-32 RE aircraft.
At the moment, it does not make sense for any city to have a secondary airport – critical mass is required for two or more airports to survive in a particular city
The general and business aviation sector which exhibits huge growth potential has virtually no dedicated policy or regulatory framework nor infrastructure to support it
During the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum held in Davos, Switzerland, in January this year, about 1,700 private jets were used to ferry Heads of States, CEOs and other important personalities
Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, PVSM AVSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff
The Airbus Group is a European multinational aerospace and defence corporation comprising three business divisions—Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space and Airbus Helicopters. It is a global pioneer in aeronautics, space and defence related services, creating cutting-edge technology. It has a strong presence in India and continues to advance the relationship. In an interview with SP’s Aviation, the President of Airbus Group in India, Yves Guillaume spells out the company’s strategy.
BAE Systems is a global provider of defence and security products to shape support services that meet the changing needs of customers. From sophisticated cyber services and military support, to mission critical electronic systems and protection equipment, BAE Systems aim to be at the forefront of defence technology and science. In an interview, Chris Boardman, Managing Director, Military Air & Information, BAE Systems, spells out the plans in India to SP’s Aviation.
The IAF, after decades of neglect, is undergoing an exciting transformation from a purely tactical into a largely strategic air force
In a broader perspective, electro-optical devices enhance the operational capabilities of the combat aircraft fleet and precision attack weapons
In October 1942, with World War II in progress, Rickenbacker was sent by Secretary of War Henry Stimson on a special assignment to General Douglas MacArthur
Aero India International Airshow is an event of global repute that holds considerable promise of generating business opportunities for global and domestic aerospace industry
Pakistani officials have reportedly begun talks with their Chinese counterparts to buy the FC-31 stealth fighter jet, according to a news report. Pakistani Defence Production Minister Rana Tanveer Hussain confirmed the discussions were underway,
Without radical changes in the organisation, HAL’s quest for making the nation self-reliant in production of combat aircraft may continue to remain a distant dream!