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EXCLUSIVE“We’re not chasing the competition, but creating a unique space for ourselves in the market”
In an exclusive interview with Jayant Baranwal, Editor-in-Chief of SP’s Aviation, Leslie Thng, Chief Executive Officer of Vistara shares his optimism and outlines his vision and plans for the future growth of the airlines.
Relocating such shows including Defexpo India erodes these shows’ international status and eventually sound its death knell
There must be serious introspection on how the government and the opposition should debate defence acquisition in a constructive manner and arrive at consensus without blocking the process
Being a ‘Major Defence Partner’ of the US, it is imperative for India to sign the mandatory three foundational pacts which allow greater interoperability between critical technologies and smooth facilitation of classified information.
The Indian Air Force, for the first time participated with fighter aircraft in Exercise Pitch Black 2018 in Australia. The three week biennial multi-national exercise that was hosted by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) was conducted from RAAF Base Darwin and RAAF Base Tindal.
The member nations of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) have came together at the Combined Arms Range in Chebarkul, Russia for the Exercise Peace Mission 2018 on August 24, 2018.
The latest edition of the conference, Energising Indian Aerospace Industry, in New Delhi brought together the who’s who of Indian and global military aviation
Why are more Indian companies choosing to fly private aircraft? As you can imagine, the benefits are numerous.
Dispelling all speculation of a dull show due to the shadow of Brexit, Farnborough saw attendance from around 100 countries, 80,000 visitors and a record Chinese presence
It is indeed a matter of immense relief for the Indian as well as global aerospace industry that the MoD has decided to retain the 12th edition of the Aero India Airshow in 2019 at Yelahanka, Bengaluru with no change in time frame
Paul Meyer was just a homesick youngster under considerable emotional stress who was driven to desperation by a rigid and unsympathetic system
Time and again, Indian armed forces have proved their capability of providing speedy response to natural or man-made disaster. For the stellar role played, they deserve utmost respect from all.
Aerion, the leader in supersonic flight, has inducted Steve Berroth into its leadership team as Senior Vice President for Operations, On July 25, 2018, Bombardier announced the following changes to its leadership team in China...
R. Madhavan has taken over as Chairman and Managing Director of HAL from T. Suvarna Raju, today. Prior to this, he was heading the Accessories Division of HAL at Lucknow as an Executive Director.
China’s Yaoying II medium-altitude, long-endurance UAV has reached another milestone, Iran is now mass producing its Fakour-90 air-to-air missile which is to be used on its fleet of 40 operational F-14 Tomcat fighter jets...
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is currently in the middle of a major $3 billion modernisation programme of its 118 Jaguar ground attack fighters which involves fitting of new engines, new avionics, communication equipment and AESA radars.
Two contracts have been signed between the IAF and HAL for the LCA Tejas aircraft. The first was on March 31, 2006 for procurement of 20 Initial Operational Clearance (IOC) standard aircraft to be completed by December 2011.
Boeing and India recently took a significant step toward modernising the IAF’s helicopter fleet by completing the first flights of Apache and Chinook helicopters destined for delivery next year.
On August 2, 2018, DRDO successfully tested the Ballistic Missile Interceptor Advanced Area Defence (AAD) on from Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha. The endoatmospheric missile, capable of intercepting incoming targets at an altitude...