SP's Aviation - ISSUE No 1-2017

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    MILITARY | VIEWPOINT
    Leading from the Front!

    The positive results of the solo flight on MiG-21 Type 96 by Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, Chief of the Air Staff, IAF, are immense and cannot be quantified or measured

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    MILITARY | OPERATIONS
    Landing on Highways

    An efficiently managed model wherein designated landing strips on highways in the proximity of operational airbases are available during the war will have a force multiplier effect

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    MILITARY | PHOTO FEATURE
    Tejas Show-Stopper @ Republic Day

    The Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas and Airborne Early Warning & Control System (AEW&C) developed by DRDO carried out a fly-past for the first time during the Republic Day Parade 2017.

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    OEM | L3 APS
    Commited to India's Future

    India-Based Design, Production and Life-Cycle Support Reflect L3’s Commitment to the Future of Indian Aviation

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    CIVIL | MRO
    Lufthansa Technik Benchmarking MRO

    Lufthansa Technik offers airlines and other operators of commercial airliners whatever they need to keep their fleets in the best possible condition and their operating costs at a low level — everything from minor maintenance to complete overhauls...

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    CIVIL | REGIONAL AVIATION
    Regional Jets Complement Narrow-Body

    The 70/90-seat jets will sustain the hub-and-spoke efficiency as these aircraft have the capability to link many lower-density markets to major hubs, while the 90/130-seat jets will complement the current narrow-body operations and develop new markets with lower risk

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    CIVIL | REGIONAL AVIATION
    RCS Selection on, First RCS Flights in March?

    The Union Minister of Civil Aviation P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju, while expressing satisfaction with the response received under the Regional Connectivity Scheme, conveyed that this is a significant step ahead in realizing the Prime Minister’s vision of ‘connecting the unconnected and serving the unserved’

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    CIVIL | AIRPORTS
    Lean Airports for Remote & Regional Aviation

    An integrated solution is achieved that both cuts down the terminal area space requirements (no check-in hall) which reduces the running costs of services and maintenance and lowers manpower costs at the same time

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    TECHNOLOGY | AVIATION 2050
    Future of Aviation

    Aerospace scientists, engineers and designers are continuously working on various projects to make air travel faster, safer, eco-friendly and experiential

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    A Word from Editor-in-Chief

    The positive results of the MiG-21 Type 96 solo flight by the CAS are immense and cannot be quantified, measured or assessed. This symbolic action by the CAS will help strengthen the bonds between officers and airmen in the IAF.

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    NEWS WITH VIEWS
    Single-Engine Fighter for the IAF

    Cutting down competition to F-16 by Lockheed Martin and Gripen by Saab, Minister of Defence Manohar Parrikar said India will select one more single-engine aircraft other than Tejas for manufacture under ‘Make in India’ programme.

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    HALL OF FAME
    John Glenn (1921-2016)

    Glenn crossed a significant scientific as well as political milestone and restored the pride of the US in the struggle for supremacy in the Space Race against the Soviet Union

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    LAST WORD
    Restructure DPP

    Unless the DPP is simplified and radically restructured so as to address the imperatives of national security, modernisation of the Indian armed forces may remain a distant dream