aeronautics

Six injured in fire at HAL plant in Odisha


August 18th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 18 (IANS) At least six people were injured, some of them critically in a fire Saturday at the plant of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) in Odisha's ... Read more...

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HAL asks vendors to partner in progress


July 21st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 21 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Saturday told its global vendors to become its partner in progress than remaining mere suppliers."Vendors have to go beyond ... Read more...

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Russia to sell off 18 fighter planes that India rejected


May 16th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is to put up for sale a batch of 18 Sukhoi Su-30 multirole fighter aircraft, rejected by India on concerns about their engines and ... Read more...

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HAL disinvestment under consideration: Government


May 7th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The government Monday informed parliament that it is considering a proposal to offload 10 percent equity in the strategically important Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), the ... Read more...

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UAE students to train in France


April 25th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 24 (IANS/WAM) Seven UAE engineering students will receive training on aeronautics in France, it was announce here Tuesday.The students will train at Airbus, Toulouse in France. The ... Read more...

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I-League: Mumbai Indians beat Shillong Lajong 2-1


April 4th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 4 (IANS) Mumbai FC survived some tense moments but beat Shillong Lajong 2-1 in the 23rd round of the I-League at the Balewadi Sports Complex Stadium here Wednesday.Man-of-the-Match ... Read more...

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Brazil seeks association with US in education, science


April 4th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, April 4 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's drive to establish a partnership with the US in the spheres of education, science, technology and innovation will be a key topic of President ... Read more...

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Rafale fighter selection for IAF final: Minister


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) Selection of French fighter Rafale as the multi-role medium combat aircraft (MMRCA) for the Indian Air Force (IAF) was final and the price negotiations were under ... Read more...

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BSF chopper crashes in Raipur, five injured (Second Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 15 (IANS) Five occupants of a Border Security Force (BSF) helicopter were injured when it crashed at Raipur airport Sunday while on a test flight, police and airport ... Read more...

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New tool can ensure better safety on planes


September 13th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Researchers have developed an instrument for fine tuning an airplane's digital flight-data recorder or "black box" so that it can pre-empt crashes and ensure greater safety ... Read more...

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123 Hawk trainers to be delivered by 2016: Antony


August 17th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) India is expecting to get delivery of all the 123 Hawk advanced jet trainers (AJTs) ordered for its air force and navy by 2016, the ... Read more...

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One more pilot held in fake licence scam


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Delhi Police have arrested a 24-year-old pilot here for using forged mark sheets to procure a commercial flying licence, an official said Wednesday."Jigesh Patel, ... Read more...

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Mahindra, Eurocopter ink product development deal


July 26th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Indian conglomerate Mahindra Group's subsidiaries Mahindra Aerospace and Mahindra Satyam Tuesday entered into an agreement with international helicopter manufacturer Eurocopter for the joint design and ... Read more...

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Govt. to encourage joint ventures in Defence


February 9th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 9 (ANI): Assuring that India's defence expenditure would continue to grow in the next two decades, Defence Minister AK Antony on Wednesday said that the government will continue to encourage ... Read more...

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Boeing to acquire airplane parts supplier Summit Aeronautics Group


November 22nd, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Boeing on Monday announced that it has agreed to acquire the business and operations conducted by airplane parts supplier Summit Aeronautics Group.Summit Aeronautics Group, which is based ... Read more...

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Science key to UAE’s economic growth: Paper


November 17th, 2010 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 16 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has tremendous opportunity to develop its scientific capabilities that will immensely benefit the economy, an editorial said Tuesday.Backed by the leadership's vision in developing a ... Read more...

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Embraer opens its first service center in Mexico


October 20th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by BNO News
SAO PAULO (BNO NEWS) -- Brazil's Embraer on Wednesday announced it has signed an agreement with Transpaís Aéreo to establish the first executive jet authorized service center in Mexico for the Phenom ... Read more...

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Airplanes that also travel in space to be ‘the holy grail’ of aeronautics


October 12th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A British firm is working on an airplane that would also travel in space.Reaction Engines is constructing a prototype of a critical piece of its spaceplane's technology, which ... Read more...

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Soon, supersonic plane that can dampen sonic booms


July 1st, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A new design concept for a revolutionary faster-than-sound plane could shatter the legal barriers followed by supersonic flights over land - by hushing the sonic booms created by ... Read more...

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HAL forms JV with Rolls-Royce for aero engine part


March 30th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 30 (IANS) State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Tuesday announced a joint venture (JV) with Rolls-Royce of Britain to manufacture compressor shroud rings for aero engines. The 50:50 JV will build a ... Read more...

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No proof of China encroaching India’s land: Air Chief


January 22nd, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 22 (IANS) Chief of Air Staff P.V. Naik Friday said reports about China encroaching into India were not true and there was no change on the Sino-Indian border. "Nothing has changed ... Read more...

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IAF has lost 19 pilots, Rs.160 mn in trainer aircraft crashes


December 7th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) has lost over Rs.160 million and 19 pilots in 17 crashes of its basic trainer aircraft HPT-32, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said ... Read more...

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India rushes team to Ecuador to probe Dhruv chopper crash


October 30th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Defence public sector undertaking Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Friday said it has rushed a three-member team to Ecuador to probe the crash of a Dhruv advanced light ... Read more...

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14 dead in Brazil plane crash


May 24th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Brasilia (Brazil), May 24 (ANI): At least 14 people were killed in a small executive jet crash at a luxury beach resort in northeastern Brazil.Brazil's Aeronautics Command and the Legal Medical ... Read more...

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Russia launches military transport plane project with India


April 23rd, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 23 (RIA Novosti) The Russian government has allocated an initial $64 million to part finance a joint project with India to develop a new military transport plane, a defence industry ... Read more...

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China to send a man to the moon


March 12th, 2009 - 10:46 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
China is ready to send a man to the moon as early as 2020 if a trial of 'recoverable moon rovers' in the three years before that runs smoothly, state media quoted ... Read more...

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Technical snag forces Sonia Gandhi’’s plane to land in Bangalore


September 4th, 2008 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Sept.4 (ANI): A private aircraft carrying Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday made an emergency landing at the airport in Bangalore following a technical problem. ... Read more...

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Armed forces to replace Cheetah, Chetak helicopters by 2010


July 23rd, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar Singh New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): In a major drive to modernise the armed forces and expand its aviation wing, the Defence Ministry will issue a request for proposal ... Read more...

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HAL bags order from Ecuador


June 26th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 26 (ANI): The Defence Public Sector Undertaking, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has secured an order for the supply of seven Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopters to the Ecuadorian Air ... Read more...

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HAL seeks more funds for chopper division


June 6th, 2008 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The public-sector Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has sought extra funds for a separate helicopter division and more manpower in a vision document and perspective plan for the ... Read more...

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Flights normal at Bangalore airport, but sanitation hit


March 12th, 2008 - 8:13 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Bangalore, March 12 (IANS) Flight operations at the Bangalore airport were normal Wednesday, but sanitation in the premises was affected as the Airports Authority of India (AAI) employees struck work from midnight, ... Read more...

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Bangalore flights unaffected by strike


March 12th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, March 12 (IANS) All operations at the Bangalore airport were normal Wednesday morning and flights took off and landed on schedule, an airport spokesperson said. Bangalore is one of the two ... Read more...

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Researcher solves 140-year-old maths problem


March 4th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 4 (ANI): A researcher at Imperial College London has achieved a major breakthrough in solving a problem that has defeated mathematicians for about 140 years.Professor Darren Crowdy, Chair in Applied ... Read more...

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