SP's Aviation - ISSUE No 3-2016Previous Issue Next Issue
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
ATR which presently has a fleet of 36 in India is keen on getting into maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and training as the fleet numbers gain substantial traction. A number of 60 plus ATR aircraft in the country makes sense for the company to further strengthen the aftermarket structure. The Head of Global Sales, John Moore gives R. Chandrakanth of SP’s Aviation the ATR scenario in India and beyond.
There is not a single plane which does not have some product or solution of Honeywell
The Narendra Modi-led Government is going aggressive on several initiatives and top of them all is the ‘Make in India’ plan.
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
Considering the destructive potential of modern weapons, shortfalls in capability could well result in the destruction of the state itself...
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
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
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
The speedy induction of extremely capable American aircraft for the IAF’s transport fleet should not give rise to complacency...
The southern states have been well networked by regional connections. There is gaping hole in the North, West and East and North East regions.
Regional connectivity through air was in the election manifesto of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance.
Business Aircraft Operators Association’s (BAOA) biggest battle is fighting the ‘battle of perception’ that business aircraft is for the rich and famous.
Measured by her courage and by her accomplishments, Tiny Broadwick stands tall among her many colleagues – the pioneers of flight
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.
After a break of nearly a year, India and Russia have resumed dialogue on the much delayed fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) project. As per sources in the Ministry of Defence, in the second week of February this year, a high level Russian delegation arrived in Delhi to restart negotiations on the FGFA project.
HAL needs to develop the capability to indigenously design, develop and produce aircraft required by the Indian armed forces