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Russian plane carrying 44 people goes missing near Jakarta


May 9th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Russian-made Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft disappeared near a mountain south of the Indonesian capital of Jakarta on Wednesday while carrying out a demonstration flight, officials said. ... Read more...

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India test flies naval variant of LCA (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 27 (IANS) India Friday joined an elite club of countries by test flying the naval variant of its Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) in this tech hub under a ... Read more...

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HAL director Baldev Singh’s body found hanging from tree


October 11th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 11 (IANS) The body of Squadron Leader (Retd.) Baldev Singh, director of corporate planning and marketing of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL), was found hanging from a ... Read more...

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Varthaman IAF’s Eastern Air Command chief


August 1st, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 1 (IANS) Air Marshal S. Varthaman Monday took over as chief of the Indian Air Force' Eastern Air Command Monday, a defence official here said.Varthaman took over the ... Read more...

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Boeing’s ‘world’s longest’ 747-8 jumbo makes ‘perfect’ maiden flight


March 21st, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 21 (ANI): The first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental, newest and biggest jumbo jet from the US aerospace giant, successfully took off on its maiden flight Sunday.The new version of the classic ... Read more...

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Indian combat jet’s fourth production version flies


June 2nd, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Banglaore, June 2 (IANS) India's indigenously developed light combat aircraft Tejas inched a step closer towards its induction in the Indian Air Force (IAF) when the fourth production version of the jet ... Read more...

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India joins elite league of countries with LCH’s successful inaugural test run


May 23rd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Shashank ShantanuBengaluru, May 23 (ANI): With the successful first test flight of the Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) on Sunday here, India has joined the elite club of countries having the capability ... Read more...

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Light Combat Helicopter unveiled for armed forces


May 23rd, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 23 (IANS) India Sunday unveiled the indigenously built Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) with a successful flight demo of its first prototype here for the armed forces. Designed and developed by the ... Read more...

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LCA Tejas completes successful maiden flight


April 24th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Apr 24 (ANI): The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Saturday conducted a successful maiden flight test of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), "Tejas" Limited Series Production (LSP)-3 aircraft.Wing ... Read more...

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Human error, faulty design behind Saras crash: probe


April 22nd, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 22 (IANS) Wrong selection of mode switch or failure to re-start the engine during the flight trial of the faultily designed light transport aircraft Saras led to its crash March ... Read more...

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Hindustan Aeronautics to help Ecuador probe Dhruv crash


October 30th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 30 (IANS) State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) rushed a three-member team to Ecuador for joining the probe into the crash of its advanced light helicopter Dhruv, bought by the Ecuadorian ... 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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Air Chief Major flies helicopter Dhruv in Bangalore


November 15th, 2007 - 11:35 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, Nov 15 (ANI): Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Fali Homi Major today flew Dhruv, the Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH), which was powered by the Shakthi engine, here today. The flight, ... Read more...

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TEJAS successfully test fires its first combat missile


November 14th, 2007 - 2:51 am ICT by admin
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