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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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India test-flies naval version of LCA


April 27th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 27 (IANS) India Friday conducted the maiden flight of the naval version of its Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) over this tech hub under a partially cloudy sky."With the ... Read more...

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Pakistan displays fighter aircraft at Dubai air show


November 14th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Pakistan demonstrated its ability to protect its skies at the Dubai air show where it displayed fighter aircraft, including one that has been jointly developed and ... Read more...

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Bollywood star Shahid Kapoor flies in F-16 at air show


February 12th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 12 (IANS) Bollywood hero Shahid Kapoor Saturday flew in an American F-16 fighter at the AeroIndia 2011 military-cum-civil aviation trade expo on the outskirts of this aerospace hub."It was ... Read more...

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IAF flies homegrown Tejas fighter jet for operational clearance


January 10th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 10 (IANS) India Monday joined the select club of countries making a fighter jet from scratch when Indian Air Force (IAF) flew for the first time the lightweight indigenous multi-role ... Read more...

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India’s own fighter jet Tejas to join air force Monday


January 9th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Jan 9 (IANS) India's long-delayed, indigenously-developed, multi-role combat aircraft Tejas will join the Indian Air Force (IAF) Monday for initial operational clearance (IOC) in this aerospace hub.Considered to be ... Read more...

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India, Russia ink pact to jointly design, develop multi role transport aircraft


September 10th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Moscow, Sept.10 (ANI): India and Russia have signed a shareholders agreement to design and develop a Multirole Transport Aircraft (MTA) through a joint venture company (JVC).Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and Russian partners ... 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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Sukhoi fighter jets back in the sky


December 7th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Indian Air Force's frontline fighter jets Sukhoi Su-30 MKI, which were grounded nearly a week ago after a crash, resumed flying Monday, an official said. "The Sukhoi ... Read more...

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Sukhoi fleet grounded after Monday crash (Lead)


December 2nd, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The entire fleet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) frontline fighter jets Sukhoi-30 MKI has been grounded following a crash Monday, an official Wednesday said. "The Sukhoi fleet ... Read more...

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Second Sukhoi crashes within an year, pilots safe (Second Lead)


November 30th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In the second accident involving the frontline Sukhoi-30MKI of the Indian Air Force (IAF) this year, one of the Russian-origin combat jets crashed Monday near Jaisalmer ... Read more...

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IAF Sukhoi crashes in Rajasthan, pilots safe (Lead)


November 30th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In the second accident involving the frontline Sukhoi-30MKI of the Indian Air Force (IAF) this year, one of the Russian-origin combat jets crashed Monday near Jaisalmer ... Read more...

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Don’t be ‘under confident’ with respect to China: IAF chief


November 13th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) Air Chief Marshal P.V. Naik Friday downplayed China's sale of fighter jets to Pakistan and said there was no need to be "under ... Read more...

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Systems failure caused Sukhoi Su-30 crash: Antony


July 22nd, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The crash of an Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30 combat jet in Rajasthan this April, the first accident involving the plane since it was inducted ... Read more...

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Sukhoi Su-30 jet crash raises heat in Rajya Sabha (Lead)


July 8th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The crash of an Indian Air Force Sukhoi Su-30 combat jet in Rajasthan this April, the first accident involving the plane since it was inducted 12 ... Read more...

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Black box of crashed Sukhoi combat jet badly damaged: Minister


July 8th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The black box of an Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30 combat jet that crashed in April has been "badly damaged" and efforts are underway to ... Read more...

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Air France pilots said to have battled for 15 minutes to save flight


June 5th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 5 (ANI): Air France pilots battled for up to 15 minutes to save the doomed flight that went missing over the Atlantic this week, electronic messages emitted by the aircraft ... Read more...

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Air France AF447 - 15 minutes to death


June 5th, 2009 - 12:27 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Passengers and crew of doomed Air France Flight AF447 may have endured a terrorizing last 15 minutes of life according to electronic messages sent by the aircraft. Details of the automatically generated ... Read more...

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Now, 007-style jetpack powered by water


February 17th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): A James Bond-like jetpack powered by high-pressure water has been invented by a German entrepreneur.Brainchild of Hermann Ramke, the JetLev-Flyers inspiration has been drawn from Toy Story''s ... Read more...

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Indigenous combat jet to enter service in 2011


October 25th, 2008 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 25 (IANS) An indigenous combat jet that has been 26 years in the making will enter squadron service with the Indian Air Force (IAF) by 2011, Defence Minister A.K. Antony ... Read more...

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Thales to showcase new-generation flight deck at US air show


October 2nd, 2008 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Neuilly-sur-Seine, Oct 2 (IANS) European aerospace major Thales will showcase its expertise and innovative solutions for the business aircraft sector at the prestigious National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) annual air show that ... Read more...

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Ancient pterodactyl inspires Indian origin scientist to design robotic aircraft


September 30th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 30 (ANI): A scientist of Indian origin, along with his team, is designing a robotic aircraft inspired by a 225-million-year old crested pterodactyl.According to a report in Discovery ... Read more...

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