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New simulators for training air force pilots


May 9th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is acquiring simulators to help its rookie pilots learn the art of flying, parliament was informed Wednesday.The IAF has already ... Read more...

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HAL’s Baldev Singh was ace fighter pilot


October 12th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 11 (IANS) A pall of gloom descended on the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Tuesday as the news spread of the death of its corporate planning and marketing ... Read more...

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Trainer aircraft crashes, two pilots eject safely (Lead)


April 29th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) Two test pilots of a trainer aircraft belonging to Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) ejected to safety minutes before the plane crashed near a forest in Krishnagiri ... Read more...

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Technical snag cuts short indigenous chopper’s flight


February 10th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
By N.C. Bipindra Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) A technical snag Thursday forced India's indigenous light combat helicopter (LCH) to cut short its flying display at the AeroIndia air show soon after it took ... Read more...

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‘Indigenous jet trainer to get initial clearance by July’


February 10th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) India's indigenous intermediate jet trainer (IJT) is all set to obtain its initial clearance for air force pilots to start operational flying on the aircraft by July this ... Read more...

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Dazzling fly-past, daring aerobatics mark Aero India launch (Lead)


February 9th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) A spectacular flying display and breathtaking aerobatics in formations by Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots marked the launch of Asia's biggest air show Aero India-2011 here on ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan showcase aviation wares at Farnborough airshow


July 19th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri Farnborough (Britain), July 19 (IANS) Led by their respective state-run agencies, India and Pakistan are exhibiting their aviation wares at the Farnborough International Airshow that got underway Monday at ... Read more...

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IAF’s Surya Kiran Aerobatics Team to be disbanded? (With images)


October 6th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) As the Indian Air Force's scintillating Surya Kiran Aerobatics Team (SKAT) takes to the sky during the Air Force Day parade Thursday, it might well ... Read more...

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IAF to showcase vintage aircraft at Aero India


February 9th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) Amidst the thunderous din of the modern-day supersonic fighter jets at Aero India 2009 beginning here Wednesday, aviation enthusiasts will also be able to savour a slice from ... Read more...

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Army to provide adequate forces for Jammu and Kashmir polls


October 25th, 2008 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 25 (IANS) The Indian Army would provide whatever forces are required by the Election Commission (EC) to conduct peaceful assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir next month, Defence Minister A.K. ... Read more...

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HAL to make 187 light choppers, army says ‘nothing doing’


April 10th, 2008 - 9:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) will manufacture 187 of the 384 light helicopters the Indian military requires. But the Indian Army has "put its foot down" against the ... Read more...

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Antony promises new-look Indian Air Force in two years


February 23rd, 2008 - 8:26 pm ICT by admin
Bidar (Karnataka) Feb 23 (IANS) Saying that funds for modernisation would not be a constraint, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday promised a new-look Indian Air Force (IAF) in two years - and ... Read more...

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