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India to form indigenous Tejas fighter squadron by 2013 (Lead, with Images)


January 10th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 10 (IANS) Nearly three decades after it was conceptualised, the country's first indegenous combat jet Monday received its initial operational clearance, with the Indian Air Force (IAF) saying it would ... Read more...

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Boeing to deliver 787 Dreamliner to Air India next year


November 9th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) International aircraft manufacturer Boeing Tuesday said it will deliver the first 787 Dreamliner aircraft to Air India by the second quarter of 2011."We will deliver the ... Read more...

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SpiceJet signs 30 aircraft deal with Boeing


November 6th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) Low-cost carrier SpiceJet Saturday signed an agreement with US aircraft manufacturer Boeing for buying 30, B737-800 commercial aircraft, worth $2.7 billion.SpiceJet Director Bhulo Kansagra and Boeing's Christopher ... Read more...

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Lockheed offers advanced F-16 fighter aircraft to India


October 29th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 29 (ANI): US aircraft manufacturer Lockheed Martin Corporation has offered India its tailor-made advanced F-16IN Super Viper aircraft for the Indian Air Force.Michael R Griswold, Director of Advance ... Read more...

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Boeing making solar-powered spy plane that will fly non-stop for five years


September 20th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.20 (ANI): US aircraft manufacturer Boeing is developing a solar-powered unmanned aircraft that will be able to fly non-stop for more than five years.The SolarEagle is designed to soar in the ... Read more...

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Soon, float unassisted through the sky in ’see-through’ passenger planes!


September 18th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 18 (ANI): Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has come up with the idea of building see-through passenger planes in the future, one that will have a completely transparent fuselage.The concept works by ... Read more...

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Boeing is tearing down its historic manufacturing Plant 2


September 17th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seattle, Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) United States aircraft manufacturer, Boeing is pulling down it manufacturing plant, Plant 2. The plant was built in the 1930’s and it was a major place where ... Read more...

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London-bound plane makes emergency landing in Mauritania


August 26th, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by BNO News
NOUAKCHOTT, MAURITANIA (BNO NEWS) – A British passenger plane en-route to London was forced to land at Nouakchott International Airport in Mauritania on Tuesday, the airline said on Wednesday.British Midland Airways (BMI) ... Read more...

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Boeing raises commercial aircraft sales forecast for India


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) With rising passenger traffic, Indian carriers will require 1,150 aircraft by 2030 for as much as $130 billion, the world's largest manufacturer of commercial aircraft, Boeing Co., ... Read more...

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Boeing C17 Orders May Come From South Africa And Other Nations


July 29th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Pentagon may not be further interested in placing orders for more Boeing C-17 Globemaster aircraft but the aircraft manufacturer is hopeful that it may bag ... Read more...

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Mahindra to make smaller aircraft for Indian market


June 28th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, June 28 (IANS) Mahindra Aerospace of the $6.3-billion utility vehicle maker Mahindra Group will become the first Indian private firm to manufacture smaller civil aircraft for the Indian general ... Read more...

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Boeing requests more inspections after cracks in wing pylons


June 23rd, 2010 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 23 (DPA) Boeing has said it will recommend more frequent inspections of its long-range 767 aircraft after American Airlines found cracks in the pylons holding the engines onto the ... Read more...

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‘Black box’ is generally orange and far from cockpit


May 23rd, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Usually painted bright orange to help easy retrieval, a black box is a combination of two devices mounted at the rear of an aircraft not the cockpit, ... Read more...

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Operating Sukhois: A Malaysia-India-Russia love story


May 17th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Gong Kedak (Malaysia), May 17 (IANS) Operating, maintaining and flying Sukhoi fighter aircraft is a Malaysia-India-Russia "love story", says a senior Malaysian air force official. Though a three-year trilateral arrangement nears its end, ... Read more...

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Brazil to promote biofuel use in aviation


May 11th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, May 11 (IANS/EFE) An alliance of aircraft manufacturers in Brazil, the Brazilian Alliance for Aviation Biofuels (Abraba), will promote "development and certification of sustainable biofuel" for use in air transport. The ... Read more...

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Russia’s fifth-generation fighter jet makes maiden flight


January 29th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 29 (RIA Novosti) Russia's fifth-generation fighter jet, a joint venture with India, made its maiden flight for 45 minutes Friday in the country's far east, Russian television reported. The test flight ... Read more...

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India interested in buying 10 heavy transport aircraft: Boeing


January 8th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) US aircraft manufacturer Boeing Friday said that the Indian Air Force has shown its interest in acquiring 10 heavy transport aircraft C-17 Globemaster. "Boeing is very pleased that ... Read more...

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US Air Force Takes The Veil Off Beast Of Kandahar


December 9th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.09, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the first time US Air Force has confirmed that its arsenal contains an advanced stealth aircraft called 'Beast of Kandahar'. The images of the unmanned drone ... Read more...

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Hindustan Aeronautics to make flaperons for Boeing 777


October 22nd, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 22 (IANS) Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) will jointly manufacture flaperons for the Boeing 777 series of aircraft manufacturer major Boeing Corp, the state-run defence behemoth said Thursday. A flaperon is ... Read more...

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Sweden vies with US, France to sell warplanes to Brazil


September 18th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Sep 18 (EFE) Sweden is ready to sell fighter jets to Brazil for half the price of French- or US-made aircraft and will give the South American country the capability to ... Read more...

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IIT-Delhi earns more from research than government grants


August 30th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Contrary to perceptions that Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are not doing enough research, IIT-Delhi has earned over Rs.102 crore (Rs.1.2 billion) in a year from research ... Read more...

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British Defence Ministry’s ‘disastrous’ 500mln pound Chinook chopper deal revealed


August 25th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25(ANI): If reports are to be believed, the British Ministry of Defence (MoD) has made a 'disastrous' decision over tandem rotor helicopters Chinook Mk3's, which are meant for complex operations. ... Read more...

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Airbus urges airlines to replace air speed devices on its planes


July 31st, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 31 (DPA) Two months after the crash of an Air France Airbus A330 into the Atlantic, the France-based aircraft manufacturer is urging companies flying its planes to replace their air ... Read more...

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French delegation in India for Rs.9.5 bn defence deal


July 16th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A French delegation arrived here Thursday to hold discussions on the Rs.9,500-crore (Rs.9.5 billion) worth upgrade contract for the Mirage combat jets, a defence official said. This ... Read more...

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Paramount to buy 10 Airbus planes for $1.5 bn


June 19th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) As the first step to going global, the city-based Paramount Airways will buy 10 A321 aircraft for $1.5 billion from European aircraft manufacturer Airbus. An agreement signed at the ... Read more...

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Indian wins Finnair prize for best vision of future flying


June 11th, 2009 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) An Indian has won Nordic carrier Finnair's award for best envisaging how flying would look and feel like in the future, besting 1,000 competitors from around the ... Read more...

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Air France statement on crashed airliner in the Atlantic (2)


June 1st, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by admin
Paris, FRANCE (BNO NEWS) -- Air France has sent all the information in its possession on the disappearance of flight AF 447 operating the Rio de Janeiro – Paris-Charles de Gaulle route ... Read more...

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L&T in pact with Europe’s EADS for defence systems


May 5th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Indian engineering giant Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has forged a pact with a subsidiary of Europe's aerospace and military equipment maker EADS to develop high-end defence electronics out ... Read more...

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Air India gets one more Boeing aircraft


April 20th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Seattle, April 20 (IANS) US aircraft manufacturer Boeing Company Monday said it has delivered a 737-800 aircraft to Air India, the 25th of the total 68 planes ordered by the Indian flagship ... Read more...

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Airbus, Air India resume talks on A-380 aircraft sale


March 24th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) European aircraft manufacturer Airbus Industrie has once again initiated talks with India's flagship carrier Air India to sell its jumbo A-380 aircraft, a senior company official said ... Read more...

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Emirates to freeze hiring of non-operational staff


July 30th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 30 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) national carrier Emirates Airline will freeze recruitment of non-operational staff because of spiralling global oil prices, a top official at the carrier has ... Read more...

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$4.5 million 314 B1 Super Tucano Fighter Plane for counter insurgency


June 2nd, 2008 - 11:20 pm ICT by David M N James
A new aerial war craft the 314 B1 Super Tucano Fighter Plane made by the Brazilian aviation company Embraer is now on sale. American company Black-water which is the most prominent private ... Read more...

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Vijay Mallya in talks with European firm for business jets (Lead)


June 1st, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
By Neelam Mathews Berlin, June 1 (IANS) Vijay Mallya, chairman of the spirits-to-airline major UB Group, has initiated talks with France-based EADS Socata, a leading aircraft manufacturer, to invest some $200 million to ... Read more...

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Vijay Mallya in talks with European firm for business jets


June 1st, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by admin
By Neelam Mathews Berlin, June 1 (IANS) Vijay Mallya's UB Group, the spirits-to-airline major, has initiated talks with France-based EADS Socata, a leading aircraft manufacturer, to invest some $200 million to co-develop business ... Read more...

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Russia’s Sukhoi to cooperate with China


May 23rd, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Beijing, May 23 (RIA Novosti) Russia's Sukhoi aircraft manufacturer is ready to cooperate with China in civilian aircraft development projects, the company said Friday. "China has shown an interest in the ... Read more...

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