SP's Aviation - ISSUE No 3-2016

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Issue Features

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    SHOW REPORT | INDIA AVIATION 2016
    ETA is Excellent Time for Aviation

    The President of India set the ball rolling for India Aviation 2016 by talking about the unmatched opportunities in aviation here, unlike any other country

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    SHOW REPORT | INDIA AVIATION 2016
    ATR Eyeing MRO in India

    The Head of Global Sales, John Moore gives R. Chandrakanth of SP’s Aviation the ATR scenario in India and beyond.

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    SHOW REPORT | INDIA AVIATION 2016
    No Honeywell, No Plane

    There is not a single plane which does not have some product or solution of Honeywell

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    INDUSTRY | MAKE IN INDIA
    Ministry of Commerce 'Facilitator' of 'Make in India' Initiatives

    The Narendra Modi-led Government is going aggressive on several initiatives and top of them all is the ‘Make in India’ plan.

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    MILITARY | ANALYSIS
    IAF Budgetary Share is 21 Per Cent

    The continuous downslide in the budgetary allocation for defence over the last five decades is an eloquent commentary on where national security stands in the spectrum of priorities for successive governments

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    MILITARY | OPERATIONS
    Operational Status of the IAF

    Considering the destructive potential of modern weapons, shortfalls in capability could well result in the destruction of the state itself...

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    MILITARY | INDUSTRY
    'Make in India' - is it Happening?

    The manufacture of aero-structures for a commercial jet by a private sector company demonstrates the potential for ‘Make in India’, given the right conditions and the right environment

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    MILITARY | HELICOPTERS
    Hopes for Indian Production

    If the measures adopted by the government to encourage indigenous production bear fruit, there may soon be a sea change in the supply of military helicopters in the country

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    MILITARY | EXERCISE IRON FIST
    Aerial Might on Show

    The aim of Exercise Iron Fist 2016 was to send a clear message to potential adversaries that the IAF does possess the capability to deliver a crippling blow

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    MILITARY | TRANSPORT
    Flight to the Future

    The speedy induction of extremely capable American aircraft for the IAF’s transport fleet should not give rise to complacency...

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    REGIONAL AVIATION | AIRLINES
    Where are the others?

    The southern states have been well networked by regional connections. There is gaping hole in the North, West and East and North East regions.

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    REGIONAL AVIATION | POLICY
    New Policy, New Routes

    Regional connectivity through air was in the election manifesto of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance.

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    BUSINESS AVIATION | BIZAVINDIA 2016
    'Battle of Perception'

    Business Aircraft Operators Association’s (BAOA) biggest battle is fighting the ‘battle of perception’ that business aircraft is for the rich and famous.

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    Hall of Fame
    Tiny Broadwick (1893-1978)

    Measured by her courage and by her accomplishments, Tiny Broadwick stands tall among her many colleagues – the pioneers of flight

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    A Word from Editor-in-Chief

    One factor that is expected to provide added impetus to the business environment would be the investment opportunities generated in India following the launch of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ campaign.

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    Last Word
    Indigenous Capability?

    HAL needs to develop the capability to indigenously design, develop and produce aircraft required by the Indian armed forces