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India to buy 20 more Hawk jets for aerobatics team


September 14th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India has initiated the process of buying 20 additional Hawk advanced jet trainers (AJTs) from British aerospace major BAE Systems for over Rs.2,000 crore ($340 ... Read more...

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Aerobatic display by fighter jets, copters to be major attraction of Aero India 2011


February 8th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 8 (ANI): Aero India 2011, Asia's biggest air show, which gets underway at the Yelahanka Air Force base near Bangalore from February 9, will be the largest ever with ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into naval aircraft crash


March 3rd, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) The Indian government Wednesday ordered a probe into the crash of an Indian Naval aircraft during an air show here, which killed the pilot and his co-pilot. The other ... Read more...

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Pilots part of Sagar Pawan aerobatic team


March 3rd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) The pilot and the co-pilot who died in a crash during an air show at Begumpet airport here Wednesday were part of the Indian Naval formation aerobatic team ... Read more...

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Indian Navy plane crashes into residential area (Lead)


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) An Indian Navy aircraft exploded during an aerobatic display and crashed into a residential area here Wednesday. Witnesses said about half a dozen people on the ground were ... Read more...

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Indian Navy showcases its might in the air


February 19th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Shashank ShantanuVasco-Da-Gama (Goa), Feb.19 (ANI): The strength of the Indian Navy was on full display during the induction ceremony of the MiG-29K carrier borne aircraft at the INS Hansa, the Indian ... Read more...

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Indian Navy inducts ‘Air Dominance Fighter’ MiG-29 into its fleet


February 19th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Shashank ShantanuVasco-Da-Gama (Goa), Feb.19 (ANI): The Indian Navy on Friday formally inducted the MiG-29 K' Air Dominance Fighter' aircrafts in its fleet here.The induction ceremony, which was held at the INS ... Read more...

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IAF air show leaves Raipur spellbound


November 8th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur, Nov. 8 (ANI): An air-show by the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Saturday left Raipur residents spellbound, as they celebrated 'Chhattisgarh Rajyotsav-2009', the ninth year of the state's formation.During the two-day ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force gets new head of human resource


September 2nd, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Air Marshal K.J. Mathews Wednesday took over as the new head of human resource of the Indian Air Force (IAF), an official said Wednesday. Mathews took charge as ... Read more...

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Air Marshal KJ Mathews appointed as new AOP of IAF


September 1st, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 1 (ANI): Air Marshal KJ Mathews on Tuesday took over as the new Air Officer-in-Charge Personnel (AOP), the Head of Human Resources of the Indian Air Force (IAF) at ... Read more...

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Russian fighter jets collide, pilot killed (Second Lead)


August 16th, 2009 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (RIA Novosti) Two Russian Su-27 fighter jets collided Sunday during a training exercise in southeastern Moscow killing one pilot, the defence ministry said. The exercise was conducted ahead of the ... Read more...

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Russian Su-27 fighter jets collide, one killed (Lead)


August 16th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (Xinhua) Two Russian Su- 27 fighter jets collided during a training exercise Sunday killing one pilot, a media report said. "According to updated information, one of the three pilots ... Read more...

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Grandad, 89, becomes oldest man to cross Channel strapped to plane wings!


August 1st, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1 (ANI): An 89-year-old Brit man has broken the record for the oldest man to cross the Channel, flying at 1000ft, at more than 100mph while strapped to the wings ... Read more...

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Chandy Clanton: Stunt Pilot And Aerobatics Flyer Killed


July 11th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by GD
In an unfortunate incident on Friday, stunt pilot Chandy Clanton was killed in an air crash. While her Edge 540 was ahead of the Wingnuts Flying Circus in Tarkio, Montanna, the mishap ... Read more...

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Indian Navy chief to undertake maiden visit to China


April 13th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Seeking to engage the Chinese military on a broader level, Indian Navy chief Admiral Sureesh Mehta will undertake his maiden visit to China and attend the International ... Read more...

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In a first, India to take part in China’s International Fleet Review


March 20th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Indicative of growing bilateral military ties, Indian Navy warships will, for the first time, participate in China's International Fleet Review in late April, an official said. "Three ... Read more...

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Indian Navy joins the nation, calls off Navy day celebrations


December 2nd, 2008 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelKochi (Kerala), Dec 2 (ANI): Indian Navy''s Southern Naval Command, in the wake of recent terror attacks in Mumbai cancelled all its glamorous programmes associated with Navy day celebrations.The ... Read more...

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India, China to hold joint army exercise in mid-December


November 7th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) India and China, which had fought a brief but bloody war in 1962, will hold their first joint army exercise on Indian soil in mid-December.“The India-China exercise ... Read more...

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China appreciates India’s post-earthquake aid


November 3rd, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Signalling the strengthening of their bilateral ties, China has appreciated India's helping hand in the aftermath of a major earthquake in May that left thousands dead.China expressed ... Read more...

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Chinese navy chief on maiden visit to India


November 2nd, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy Chief Admiral Wu Sheng Li is in India on a maiden visit even as Indian Air Force chief Fali H. Major ... Read more...

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In a first, IAF’s aerobatic team to perform in China


October 29th, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Providing impetus to the growing India-China defence ties, the Indian Air Force's (IAF) Surya Kiran Aerobatic Team (SKAT) that has enthralled audiences worldwide with its intricate manoeuvres ... Read more...

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