SP's Aviation - ISSUE No 4-2021Previous Issue
With the nation facing an unprecedented crisis on account of the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has come forward in a big way to assist the national effort to battle the menace.
In a milestone achievement, NASA’s MOXIE instrument converted carbon dioxide into oxygen
Having demonstrated the possibility of powered, controlled flight on another planet, NASA’s Ingenuity will now explore flight operations that future aerial craft could utilise
India’s PSLV-C51 launched the first satellite designed, integrated and operated by Brazil along with 18 co-passenger satellites
It is recognised that there is an ever increasing level of hostile threats to fixed wing aircraft and helicopters in both military operational and civil scenarios globally.
The focus on sustainability is most recently reflected by the numerous enhancements that have been made to the new generation E-Jets E2, making it the industry’s most efficient single-aisle jet
Embraer has always kept its customer’s financial bottom and top lines in mind while providing better aircraft
The increasing frequency of transgression by military aircraft of China into the airspace of Taiwan, is a clear indication of China’s plans to employ air power to deal with Taiwan in the future.
Over the next 20 years, annual passenger traffic is estimated to grow by 200 per cent which makes it all the more important to sustain enhanced focus on Air Safety
The immense popularity of Self-Protection Suites (SPS) despite their cost, indicates that the missile threat to high value aircraft is increasing
Display of the defence prowess, strengthening the self-reliance mission, modernisation, global reach and inclusivity highlighted during Aero India 2021
We feel a sense of pride as we witness the level of commitment and the level of conviction, Indian Air Force has displayed during the pandemic in combating COVID-19
The Cessna 172 Skyhawk has been called “the most elegant compromise in the history of aviation” because without being best in class, its design satisfies a variety of customers
The simmering tension between the forces of China and India deployed along the LAC is not in the security interest of India
The biannual Indian Air Force (IAF) Commanders’ Conference (AFCC-21) was held on April 15 and 16, 2021 at Air Headquarters, New Delhi.
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully carried out a flight demonstration based on Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR) technology from Integrated Test Range in Odisha on March 5, 2021 which will enable it to develop long range air-toair missiles.
On February 5, 2021 Boeing announced the addition of a new production line at its joint venture, the Tata Boeing Aerospace Limited (TBAL) in Hyderabad to manufacture complex vertical fin structures for the Boeing 737 family of airplanes.
The F-21 is specifically configured for the IAF and provides unmatched ‘Make in India’ opportunities and strengthens India’s path to become an advanced airpower in the future.
Raytheon Technologies announced Thomas A. Kennedy, Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors..., Sanjeev Kumar, an IAS officer of 1993 batch, Maharashtra Cadre, took over as Chairman of Airports Authority of India..., and etc...
Airbus Defence and Space mini Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) subsidiary SURVEY Copter signed a contract with French Armament General Directorate to provide the French Navy with 11 systems, (22 aircraft), of the electrically powered fixed-wing Aliaca maritime version UAS, officially called SMDM, including training and integrated logistic support.