SP's Aviation - ISSUE No 4-2022Previous Issue Next Issue
Held from March 24–27, 2022, the biennial event’s main theme was “India@75: New Horizon for Aviation Industry”
Held on the sidelines of WINGS India 2022 in Hyderabad, the BizAVIndia conference brought together the industry stakeholders after a transitioned post-pandemic world and streamlined the way forward
The show focused across wide array of industry related aspects including policy issues, business aspects, challenges, future possibilities, market scenarios, etc.
Falcon 6X, one of the newest wide-body aircraft in the French manufacturer’s fleet, completed cold weather testing recently, moving closer to its service entry planned in 2022
Prime Minister Modi held a virtual Summit with President Biden on April 11, 2022. With Indo-Pacific in mind and to effectively meet the China challenge, the US administration needs to keep India in good humour.
The visit of Rajnath Singh to USA for the 2+2 dialogue provided an opportunity to both sides to extensively review the entire gamut of bilateral defence cooperation
“We have discussed next generation defence and security collaboration in all five domains. We have agreed to work together to meet new threats across land, sea, air, space and cyber including partnering on new fighter jet technology, maritime technologies...
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pointed out that the challenges faced on the Northern and Western borders of the nation in the recent past, had been well responded to by the IAF
The last fortnight saw India in the middle of geopolitical affairs with a flurry of activities in India’s bi-lateral engagements with the US followed by UK aimed at enhancing strategic relations and strengthening defence ties
On a cloudless morning last May, a pilot took off from the Niagara Falls International Airport, heading for restricted military airspace over Lake Ontario.
The Vega was a rugged, long-range, six-seat monoplane with a cantilever wing that was responsible for many range and airspeed records
The role that the business and general aviation industry can play in shooting up the economy of the country has been well put out there but still, hindrances remain
On March 25, 2022, Airbus announced that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airlift Global, a company backed by UK-based AUM Capital, to develop helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS) and associated air medical service in India.
Mats Palmberg, currently Head of Saab’s Gripen India Campaign and Vice President of Industrial Partnerships at Saab, will be the new Chairman and Managing Director of Saab India Technologies Pvt Ltd (SITPL).
India’s largest independent MRO and aviation major, Air Works was adjudged the winner of two prestigious awards - Best MRO Service Provider Award and COVID 19 Business Continuity Award at ‘Wings India 2022’.
On March 30, 2022, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the procurement of 15 Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) Limited Series Production (LSP)...
Indigenously developed helicopter launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile ‘HELINA’ was successfully flight tested on April 11, 2022 at high-altitude ranges as part of user validation trials.
On April 7, 2022, in New Delhi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh released the third positive indigenisation list of 101 items, comprising major equipment/platforms.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), Hyderabad have signed a contract for Instrumented Electronic Warfare Range (IEWR) for the IAF on March 29, 2022.
On March 29, 2022, the MoD and BEL have concluded a contract for the supply of Advanced Electronic Warfare (EW) suite for fighter aircraft of the IAF. The overall cost of the contract is estimated to be Rs. 1,993 crore.
The DRDO successfully flight tested Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR) booster at the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur on April 8, 2022.