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No survivors in Sukhoi crash, Russia opens criminal case (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 10 (IANS) Rescuers who Thursday spotted on a mountain slope in Indonesia the wreckage of a Sukhoi Superjet 100 that went missing a day earlier with around 50 ... Read more...

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Pakistan may buy new Sukhoi superjets


May 9th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pakistan's Air Indus airline has shown interest in buying eight Sukhoi Superjet 100 airplanes, the Russian manufacturer said Wednesday."The client is interested in purchasing eight ... Read more...

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Sukhoi to sell 10 Superjet to Indian firm


March 15th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), a subsidiary of the Russian defence aircraft major Sukhoi, will be selling 10 Sukhoi Superjet (SSJ) 100 aircraft to an Indian ... Read more...

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India Aviation not to have aerobatics display


March 10th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 10 (IANS) India Aviation 2012, the international exhibition and conference on civil aviation, will have no aerobatics show this time in view of an Indian Navy plane crash ... Read more...

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IAF orders probe against Wing Commander for taking bribe


March 8th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8(ANI): The Indian Air force on Tuesday ordered a court of inquiry against Wing Commander A. K. Thakur for allegedly taking bribe.Thakur was reportedly caught accepting bribe from French ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans await Sunday double extravaganza


February 12th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 12 (IANS) Bangaloreans are eagerly awaiting a high-flying Sunday forenoon, and an adrenaline rush starting in the afternoon and going on till in the evening. Hopefully, it will take away ... 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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South Asia’s largest aero show takes off Wednesday


February 8th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) As India's aerospace hub, Bangalore is abuzz with hectic activity for the south Asia's largest air show, AeroIndia 2011, from Wednesday at the Yelahanka air base on ... Read more...

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India mulls developing 90-seater civilian aircraft


December 30th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) A grant of Rs.49.56 crore has been made for conducting a feasibility study for an indigenous 90-seater civilian plane to fly on regional and feeder routes, an ... Read more...

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Feasibility study for 90-seat Indian civilian aircraft


December 29th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) A high-powered committee under space scientist G. Madhavan Nair is conducting a feasibility study for an indigenous 90-seat civilian plane to fly on regional and feeder routes, ... Read more...

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Sukhoi Superjet 100 completes static tests programme


September 15th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian experts have completed static capacity tests on the Sukhoi Superjet (SSJ) 100 aircraft, necessary for the implementation of SSJ 100 certification programme, the company said Wednesday. Specialists ... Read more...

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Farnborough air show sees deals worth $47 bn


July 24th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Deals signed during the Farnborough International Air Show near London account for a total of $47 billion, the organisers said Saturday. "To see over $47 billion worth of ... Read more...

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Sukhoi, Indonesian airline sign $951 mn deal for 30 Superjet-100s


July 19th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Farnborough, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Sukhoi Civil Aircraft and Indonesia's regional carrier Kartika Airlines Monday inked a $951 million contract for the delivery of 30 Sukhoi Superjet-100s. The aircraft will be shipped ... Read more...

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India begins feasibility study on 90-seater civilian aircraft


May 27th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 27 (IANS) India began a feasibility study to design and develop an indigenous 90-seater civilian plane to fly on feeder and trunk routes, a top official of the national ... Read more...

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India to design, develop aircraft for feeder service


May 8th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) India will design and develop a civilian transport aircraft which will be used for a feeder service connecting towns and cities across the country, a top scientist ... Read more...

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RAW — EUROCONTROL: European air traffic situation update at 18.30 CET


April 21st, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- EUROCONTROL on Tuesday released the following statement regarding airspace conditions in Europe."EUROCONTROL expects 13,000 flights to take place today in European airspace. On a normal Tuesday, ... Read more...

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European air traffic authority estimates some 20,000 flights cancelled on Monday


April 19th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European air traffic authority Eurocontrol estimates that some 20,000 flights will be cancelled on Monday as volcanic ash continues to ground planes across Europe.The agency ... Read more...

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European air traffic authority: Some 20,000 flights cancelled on Sunday


April 18th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European air traffic authority EUROCONTROL said that some 20,000 flights would be cancelled on Sunday as a massive cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland continues ... Read more...

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Don’t require own aircraft: NSG chief


October 16th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), Oct 16 (IANS) As the National Security Guard (NSG), the country's elite commando force, entered its silver jubilee year Friday, its director general N.P. Aulakh put to rest ... Read more...

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Raytheon bags $82-mn air navigation order


July 21st, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) American defence and aerospace systems manufacturer Raytheon Company has bagged a $82-million air navigation modernisation contract from Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). As per the deal, Raytheon, with ... Read more...

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Russia has violated UK airspace 18 times in two years


July 10th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Russian military aircraft violated British airspace without permission 18 times over the last two years, and now Members of Parliament are urging the Gordon Brown Government to ... Read more...

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IAF pilots blamed for near-collision at Mumbai airport


July 1st, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The three Indian Air Force (IAF) choppers carrying President Pratibha Patil and her entourage had landed without clearance even as an Air India aircraft was readying ... Read more...

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Thales, Liebherr to develop technologies for green aircraft


June 19th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 19 (IANS) French aerospace majors Thales and Liebherr have come together to develop technologies for new generation green aircraft, the companies announced Friday at the Paris Air Show. "Thales and Liebherr, ... Read more...

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Pulse weapons that bring down civil aircraft can be built using the net


April 2nd, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 2 (ANI): Counter terrorism analysts have warned that electromagnetic pulse weapons capable of frying the electronics in civil airliners can be built using information and components available on the net.According ... Read more...

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Asia’s largest air show begins today, Antony to handover Dhruv to Ecuador


February 11th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar Singh Bengaluru, Feb 11 (ANI): Asia''s largest air show, Aero India 2009, will be inaugurated by Defence Minister A K Antony today at the Yelahanka Air Force station here. Antony ... Read more...

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Russia’s Sukhoi aircraft maker opens office in India


February 9th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 9 (RIA Novosti) Russia's Sukhoi aircraft maker Monday opened a representative office in India's capital New Delhi, the company said in a statement.Sukhoi, which is part of Russia's United ... Read more...

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Global fighter jets scramble for Indian aero showpiece


February 8th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) Global aerospace majors like Lockheed Martin, Boeing and Dassault have flown in their metal birds to India's IT hub to showcase their air power at the seventh Aero ... Read more...

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Russia plans to sell SuperJet-100 airliners to India


September 30th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 30 (ANI): Russias United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has said that it had started talks with Indian firms on the delivery of SuperJet-100 passenger airliners and other civil aircraft ... Read more...

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Srinagar to have international airport by May 31


March 20th, 2008 - 9:33 pm ICT by admin
Jammu, March 20 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir will have its first international airport in Srinagar by May 31, and flights will start operating to the Middle East from June this year. The ... Read more...

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Russia to supply Iran 100 passenger airliners


March 4th, 2008 - 10:31 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, March 4 (RIA Novosti) Russia will sign a deal with Iran to supply 100 Tu-204 and Tu-214 medium-haul passenger airliners, a spokesman of the aircraft manufacturer said Tuesday. A memorandum ... Read more...

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