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Pilots’ wage parity process has started, court told


September 4th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Air India Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that the process has started of implementing the recommendations of a panel to ensure career progression and ... Read more...

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Cash-strapped Greece cuts government jets


August 28th, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Athens, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Greek government has officially announced it was getting rid of a set of three jets as part of the debt-laden country's cost-cutting efforts.A government ... Read more...

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Won’t interfere with Air India pilots’ training: Delhi High Court


May 11th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) In a setback for pilots of the erstwhile Indian Airlines, the Delhi High Court Friday refused to interfere with the training of Air India pilots ... Read more...

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New Zealand keen to partner India in aviation development


March 20th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 20 (IANS) New Zealand, which claims to have the highest per capita ratio of aircraft, is ready to help India in airport development and pilot training to achieve ... Read more...

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Airbus to set up second pilot training centre in India


March 14th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) Airbus has signed an agreement with CAE Simulator Training to set up a second pilot and maintenance crew training centre in India.The centre, to be located ... Read more...

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Air India defers pilot training to stave off strike


November 2nd, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) Air India Wednesday deferred for a month a training programme for pilots selected to fly the soon-to-be inducted Boeing 787 Dreamliners in a bid to pacify ... Read more...

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Pilots blamed for Russian plane crash that killed 44


November 2nd, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The crash of a Russian airliner in September that killed 44 people, including the entire Lokomotiv ice hockey team, was caused by inexperienced pilots inadvertently ... Read more...

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IAF requests US for 6 more C-130J airlifters


October 28th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) India has asked the United States for another six Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules special operations aircraft under a government-to-government foreign military sales (FMS) deal. The ... Read more...

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Russia to rent pilot training facilities in Ukraine


October 20th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Oct 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to rent facilities on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula for naval pilot training, Russian Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said.In line with a 1997 bilateral ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force buying radars to stop bird-hits


October 16th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will soon buy 41 specialized radars to help monitor bird activity around air bases to prevent bird-hits that are responsible ... Read more...

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Russia to reduce pilot training to three years


October 13th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Transport Ministry has proposed cutting the civil air pilot training programme from five to three years, a ministry source said on Wednesday.The sector ... Read more...

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China reviews foreign pilots


September 29th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 29 (IANS) China is re-examining the qualifications of foreign pilots employed with local airlines in China after a South Korean pilot last month declined to give way to ... Read more...

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China tests new aircraft carrier


September 1st, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's first aircraft carrier has successfully completed its maiden sea trials and returned to a shipyard for further refurbishing, the Chinese defence ministry said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Russia to deliver five MiG-29K fighters to India


August 13th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's MiG aircraft maker will deliver a final batch of five MiG-29K/KUB carrier-based fighters to the Indian Navy under a 2004 contract by the end ... Read more...

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Pilot training blamed for 2009 Air France crash


July 29th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 29 (IANS) The training of the pilots on an Air France plane, which crashed in 2009 killing 228 people, was partially blamed Friday by a French investigation agency ... Read more...

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IndiGo, Canada’s CAE to set up pilot training centre


July 9th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 9 (IANS) Montreal-based CAE, a world leader in providing simulators for training pilots, and InterGlobe Enterprises Limited of India have announced to form a joint venture training centre ... Read more...

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Russia delivers naval fighters to India


May 31st, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's MiG aircraft maker delivered a new batch of five MiG-29K/KUB carrier-based fighters to the Indian Navy in May, the company said."A flight training simulator ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda planned ‘nuclear hell storm’ after 9/11: WikiLeaks


May 13th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) Al Qaeda had planned attacks on US nuclear power plants, airports and even the Brooklyn Bridge after 9/11, Pakistani terrorist Khalid Sheikh Mohammed told his interrogators, ... Read more...

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BAE Systems upgrades Hawk trainer to near-front line status


April 19th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) BAE Systems has upgraded to near-front line status its Hawk jet trainer, an aircraft the Indian Air Force (IAF) is in the process of inducting."Fast ... Read more...

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Kaczynski’s brother blasts Russian probe of plane crash


January 12th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Jan 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Jaroslaw Kaczynski, opposition leader and the twin brother of late Polish president Lech Kaczynski, criticised Wednesday the Russian investigation of the plane crash that killed the leader ... Read more...

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Bombardier ordered to pay Pakistani-origin pilot for discrimination


December 9th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 9 (IANS) Global metro and corporate aviation giant Bombardier has been ordered to pay $319,000 to a Pakistani-origin man for denying him pilot training because he was listed ... Read more...

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Harry’s invitation to Chelsy for Royal wedding sparks patch-up rumours


November 29th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Prince Harry has invited Chelsy Davy to his brother's wedding, sparking rumours that the couple may be getting back together after splitting two months ago.The pair has been ... Read more...

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Daewoo to provide Indonesia with armored vehicles


November 11th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by BNO News
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- Daewoo International Corp. on Thursday announced that it will be providing Indonesia with armored vehicles worth some $70 million.According to the deal, reported by Yonhap news ... Read more...

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CPI parliamentarian in all praise for Mamata


October 6th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kharagpur (West Bengal) Oct 6 (IANS) Communist Party of India (CPI) parliamentarian from Midnapore Prabodh Panda here Wednesday praised Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee for her development works and assured all kind ... Read more...

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Will fill two lakh railway vacancies soon: Mamata


October 6th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kharagpur (West Bengal), Oct 6 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Benerjee Wednesday said her ministry would clear the backlog of over two lakh job vacancies across the country within the next six months."The ... Read more...

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After restoration, Spitfire to fly again


July 25th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): A project to create an authentic Mark I Spitfire will be completed later this year.According to The Telegraph, the X4650 aircraft will take to the skies 70 years ... Read more...

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Prince William’s RAF base ‘mate’ will soon be a ‘ladette’ after sex change op!


April 23rd, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23(ANI): Prince William's Royal Air Force (RAF) base is set to get a 'new' woman helicopter pilot after one of the airmen told his colleagues that he is having ... Read more...

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Prince William to be based at RAF Valley on Anglesey as fully operational co-pilot


April 15th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15(ANI): Prince William will be posted to Royal Air Force (RAF) station on the island of Anglesey, Wales, after successfully completing his RAF Search and Rescue pilot training in ... Read more...

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Prince William to play stricken casualty role in helicopter training


April 6th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 6 (ANI): Prince William will play the role of an injured for a rescue helicopter training at RAF Valley in Anglesey, North Wales.As a part of the training session, ... Read more...

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Carver Aviation to purchase 10 CTLS planes for India


March 5th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 5 (IANS) Carver Aviation, a part of European Aviation, Friday announced it would buy 10 more Comprehensive Trauma Life Support (CTLS) light-sport aircrafts for its pilot training schools in India. Marc ... Read more...

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Eurocopter to float subsidiary for India operations


March 2nd, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 2 (IANS) Eurocopter, the global leader in helicopter manufacturing, is to float an Indian subsidiary and is also looking at the possibility of setting up an assembly unit in this ... Read more...

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Railways to set up multi-disciplinary training centres


February 24th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.24 (ANI): Minister for Railways Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said Research, Design and Standards Organisation would be revamped to bring in line with the modern research organizations."The Research, ... Read more...

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Indian Navy to induct Mig-29K fighters Friday


February 18th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Indian Navy will Friday induct its first four Russian-built MiG-29K combat jets that will be deployed on the aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov, rechristened INS Vikramaditya, when ... Read more...

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Indian Navy to induct Mig-29K fighter jets


January 31st, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Indian Navy will induct on Feb 19 the first four Russian-made Mig-29K combat jets for deployment on the aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov."The aircraft will ... Read more...

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India, Malaysia to sign 13 MoUs during PM’s visit


January 18th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya, Jan 18 (ANI): India and Malaysia are expected to sign more than 13 memoranda of understanding (MoU) during the five-day visit to India of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak, ... Read more...

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