SP's Aviation - ISSUE No 4-2023Previous Issue
President Murmu’s sortie aboard a Sukhoi Su-30 MKI fighter jet made her the third President, and second woman President, to participate in such a fighter sortie
Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhari flew a sortie in the Pilatus PC-7 MkII to mark the completion of over two lakh flying hours of the aircraft
Indian Air Force has emerged as a reliable first responder for undertaking aid and rescue during any calamity under HADR operations
In mid-April, Bizjet activity slipped back fast in Europe while seeing some growth towards the end of the month
Co-hosted by EBAA and NBAA, the annual meeting place for the European business aviation industry, EBACE2023 is ready to be held from May 23-25, in Geneva.
Joby Aviation is aiming to launch commercial service of its eVTOL vehicles in 2025. It has also signed a contract with US Air Force for its electric vehicles to be stationed at US Military Base
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addresses SCO Defence Ministers in New Delhi
The agreement will encompass a wide range of air information like weather data, flight plans and other relevant information that could assist in air traffic management and situational awareness of the sky and also facilitate the transfer of other advanced and sensitive technologies to India
Ministry of Civil Aviation launched the 5th round of the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) - Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN).
The stakeholders have approached the Competition Commission of India to seek its approval for the merger
The Aviation landscape promises to drastically change how we move around in the near future. Transportation concepts like AAM, Urban Mobility based on disruptive technologies like eVTOL, Electric and Solar propulsion are getting ready to take off which will reshape the aviation market place and redefine air transport for the traveller.
When Sally Ride blasted off from earth aboard the Challenger shuttle, she made history as the first American woman and the youngest of either gender to go into space
With the HTT-40 contract and the development of HJT-36 aircraft, HAL now carries a huge responsibility of providing basic and the intermediate trainers to the IAF that are on schedule and they meet international quality standards
The sixth edition of Cope India-2023, an Air Exercise between the Indian Air Force (IAF) and United States Air Force (USAF), conducted over the last two weeks at Air Force Stations Kalaikunda, Panagarh and Agra, culminated on April 24, 2023.
Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) conducted a large-scale Joint Military Exercise ‘Ex KAVACH’ involving the assets of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard. The exercise, which began on February 23, 2023, concluded on April 7, 2023.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Maldives on May 1, 2023, on a 3-day official visit at the invitation of his Maldivian counterpart Mariya Ahmed Didi. Later, the Defence Minister held bilateral delegation-level talks with the Maldivian Defence Minister.
The CDS, General Anil Chauhan attended the IAF Commanders’ Conference (AFCC) at Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhavan) on April 20, 2023, where he was briefed about the operational readiness of the IAF.
Defence Secretary, Giridhar Aramane inaugurated the third LCA production line and also handed over 100th Sukhoi-30 MKI ROH aircraft to Air Vice Marshal Sarin, Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Indian Air Force in a programme at HAL.
DRDO and Indian Navy conducted the successful maiden test trial of ‘ADC-150’ from IL-38SD aircraft off the coast of Goa on April 27, 2023.
Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhari, Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), embarked on a four-day official visit to Sri Lanka on May 1, 2023.
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has marked the delivery of the 100th IAIproduced T-38 wing to the United States Air Force, in a special ceremony held at the company’s headquarters.
IBAC has partnered with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in their Assistance, Capacity-building, and Training for Sustainable Aviation Fuels initiative (ICAO ACT-SAF).
Air Marshal Saju Balakrishnan has taken over as the 17th Commander-in-Chief of the Andaman and Nicobar Command (CINCAN) on May 1, 2023.
Air Marshal Balakrishnan Manikantan took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) of Southern Air Command on May 1, 2023.