SP's Aviation - ISSUE No 7-2021Previous Issue
With ambitious plans awaiting, for the future of space travel, Blue Origin, Virgin Galactic, SpaceX are transforming the space industry and getting attention on the sector
ISRO successfully conducts the third long duration hot test of the liquid propellant Vikas Engine for the core L110 liquid stage of the human rated GSLV MkIII vehicle
The largest aircraft in the E-Jet E2 family, the E195-E2, has been designed and developed to maximise returns and provide appreciable levels of efficiency on high-density routes
EXCLUSIVEVIEWPOINT | IAF
Over the last couple of decades, Indian Air Force has evolved to become strong and potent, capable of mounting operations 24x7 and launching independent operations from a ‘cold start’
The statement by the CDS regarding the role of the IAF being merely to support operations by the Indian Army, has been somewhat disconcerting for personnel across the spectrum in the IAF
India receives the seventh batch of Rafale aircraft, making the total fleet as 24 out of the 36 from the deal
While the discussion around the use of armed drones is not new, not only do these concerns remain unresolved but, with drone warfare continuing to expand and evolve, new layers are being added to the controversies posed by the use of armed drones
The new Drone Policy is aimed at making it easier for companies and individuals to operate Drones, while also streamlining the certification process for manufacturers, importers and users
The Nevada-based company that was expecting to begin output of the first planes in 2023, was hit hard by a financial crisis
Aerion’s shut down brings Concorde’s ceased memories, and yet other optimistic names are paving a way for supersonic travel in the decade ahead
In the interest of National Security, it is of utmost importance that role of the IAF in future military operations is not undermined by the policy makers and the thought leaders in the military establishment of India. Without any doubt, the IAF has evolved into a strong and potent aerospace power, capable of launching independent operations from a cold start
Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria, Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Indian Air Force (IAF), paid a two-day visit to the neighbouring country Bangladesh on the invitation of his Bangladeshi counterpart, Air Marshal Shaikh Abdul Hannan.
In March 1944 Barkhorn was awarded Germany’s second highest decoration – the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords for 250 aerial victories
The Drone attacks on the air base at Jammu on June 27, clearly shows the immediate requirement of anti-drone systems to protect vital military and civil infrastructure in the country
Ajay Bhatt took over as Minister of state for defence on July 8, 2021. After assuming charge, he called on Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at his office in South Block.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh called for an open and inclusive order in the Indo-Pacific based on respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity of nations while addressing the 8th ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting (ADMM) Plus on June 16, 2021.
The Government introduced ‘The Essential Defence Services Bill, 2021’ in the Lok Sabha on July 22, which seeks to prohibit any agitation and strike by anyone engaged in the essential defence services.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited Ladakh from June 27-29, 2021. In his address, Rajnath Singh lauded the unparalleled dedication of the veterans in ensuring safety and security of the nation, reiterating the Government’s commitment towards the welfare of the ex-servicemen.
DRDO successfully flight tested a New Generation Nuclear Capable Ballistic Missile Agni P from Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam island off the coast of Odisha, Balasore on June 28, 2021.
Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully flighttested the Akash New Generation (NG) Missile system, a surface-to-air missile from Integrated Test Range (ITR) off the coast of Odisha on July 21, 2021.
Tata Boeing Aerospace Limited (TBAL) announced the delivery of the 100th fuselage for the AH-64 Apache combat helicopter to Boeing from its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Hyderabad.
Green hydrogen is a critical part of Airbus’ strategy to lead the decarbonisation of the aviation industry.
On July 8, 2021, Ajay Bhatt, a Member of Parliament from Nainital-Udhamsingh Nagar constituency, Uttarakhand, took over as Minister of State for Defence...
Boeing Company named Brian West as the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective August 27, 2021...
Underscoring its growing popularity with operators worldwide, Airbus Helicopters’ Helionix avionics suite now equips more than 500 H135, H145, H160 and H175 rotorcraft around the world with over half a million flight hours logged to date by this fleet.