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India to buy 20 more Hawk jets for aerobatics team


September 14th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India has initiated the process of buying 20 additional Hawk advanced jet trainers (AJTs) from British aerospace major BAE Systems for over Rs.2,000 crore ($340 ... Read more...

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Students of three Indian institutes bag NASA award


October 14th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) Students of three Indian education institutions, which designed and launched their own satellites, have won a US space agency's student competition (foreign category) challenge.The three institutions ... Read more...

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Aerobatic stunts, flying thrills mark AeroIndia finale


February 13th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 13 (IANS) Dazzling displays by fighter planes and daredevil acts by aerobatic teams marked the grand finale of South Asia's biggest air show Sunday in this aerospace hub.As the ... Read more...

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Thousands flock in as air show opens to public


February 12th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 12 (IANS) AeroIndia Saturday became a grand public event with thousands of people, young and old, flocking to the venue to witness scintillating flight displays and breathtaking aerobatics by ... Read more...

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Antony opens Asia’s biggest air show in Bangalore


February 9th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Feb 9 (ANI): Asia's biggest air show, Aero India 2011, was inaugurated today by Defence Minister AK Antony at Air Force Station, Yelahanka.Asia's premier air show will ... 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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IAF chief describes security situation in India’s neighbourhood volcanic


October 8th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghHindon (Ghaziabad), Oct 8 (ANI): Describing the current security situation in India's neighbourhood as a volcano waiting to erupt anytime, Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal P V ... Read more...

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IAF celebrates Air Force day in style


October 8th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Hindon (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 8 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Friday celebrated 78 years of its existence with an elaborate parade and aerobatics display at the air base here.On display ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force gears up to celebrate its 78th anniversary


October 6th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by ANI
Hindon (Uttar Pradesh), Oct.6 (ANI): Ahead of the 78th Air Force Day, to be celebrated on Friday, the officers and airmen of the Indian Air Force (IAF) presented an impressive dress rehearsal ... Read more...

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Bala And Sonia Suri Starrer Chapter 6 To Release On August 14


August 6th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actress turned producer Kalyani's Telugu movie Chapter 6 is going to hit the theaters on August 14, the day following Independence Day. The film directed by ... Read more...

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Hyderabad Air Force Academy’s passing out parade


June 19th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by ANI
Dundigal (Andhra Pradesh), June 19 (ANI): A ceremonial Passing out parade was held today at Air Force Academy, Dindigul, near Hyderabad, where 172 cadets passed out from the premier defence academy as ... Read more...

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Crash will not affect Hyderabad air show: Minister (Lead)


March 3rd, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) Terming the crash of a naval aircraft here during an international civil aviation exhibition as "unfortunate", Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Wednesday said the tragedy will not affect ... Read more...

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Two pilots killed in Begumpet naval aircraft crash


March 3rd, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Mar 3 (ANI): Hyderabad Police on Wednesday confirmed the death of two pilots manning the crashed Surya Kiran HJT-16 aircraft during an Air Show near Begumpet Airport.The aircraft crashed into the ... Read more...

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IAF air show leaves Raipur spellbound


November 8th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur, Nov. 8 (ANI): An air-show by the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Saturday left Raipur residents spellbound, as they celebrated 'Chhattisgarh Rajyotsav-2009', the ninth year of the state's formation.During the two-day ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force turns 77


October 8th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) turned 77 Thursday with an elaborate parade and aerobatics display. The event commenced with a hang glider show after which flag bearing ... Read more...

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Air power display dominates IAF’s 77th anniversary


October 8th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Hindon (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 8 (ANI): The Indian Air Force today celebrated its 77th anniversary with a breathtaking display of air power by its frontline fighter aircrafts, followed by a thrilling aerobatics ... 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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Indian Air Force MiG-21 crashes, pilot killed


September 10th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-21 fighter crashed at Bathinda air base in Punjab Thursday, killing its pilot, an official said. The aircraft apparently lost power while taking ... Read more...

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Loss of life, fighter jets concerns IAF chief


May 27th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
Jodhpur, May 27 (ANI): Commenting on the accident of a Mig-21 'Bison' plane on Wednesday, Air Chief Marshal Fali H Major today said that the Indian Air Force is deeply concerned about ... Read more...

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Indian Navy chief to undertake maiden visit to China


April 13th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Seeking to engage the Chinese military on a broader level, Indian Navy chief Admiral Sureesh Mehta will undertake his maiden visit to China and attend the International ... Read more...

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In a first, India to take part in China’s International Fleet Review


March 20th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Indicative of growing bilateral military ties, Indian Navy warships will, for the first time, participate in China's International Fleet Review in late April, an official said. "Three ... Read more...

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IAF loses two aircraft in a day, pilot killed (Third Lead, Changing dateline)


January 22nd, 2009 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) lost two planes Wednesday, with a jet aircraft of the Surya Kiran aerobatic display team crashing in Karnataka, killing its pilot Wing ... Read more...

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IAF jet trainer crashes in Karnataka, pilot killed (Lead)


January 21st, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A Surya Kiran jet trainer of Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed during a routine flight in Bidar town in Karnataka Wednesday morning, killing the pilot, Wing Commander ... Read more...

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IAF pilot killed as aircraft crashes in Karnataka


January 21st, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot was killed Wednesday as the Surya Kiran aircraft he was flying crashed in Bidar town of Karnataka, an official said.The aircraft, ... Read more...

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India, China to hold joint army exercise in mid-December


November 7th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) India and China, which had fought a brief but bloody war in 1962, will hold their first joint army exercise on Indian soil in mid-December.“The India-China exercise ... Read more...

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China appreciates India’s post-earthquake aid


November 3rd, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Signalling the strengthening of their bilateral ties, China has appreciated India's helping hand in the aftermath of a major earthquake in May that left thousands dead.China expressed ... Read more...

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Chinese navy chief on maiden visit to India


November 2nd, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy Chief Admiral Wu Sheng Li is in India on a maiden visit even as Indian Air Force chief Fali H. Major ... Read more...

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In a first, IAF’s aerobatic team to perform in China


October 29th, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Providing impetus to the growing India-China defence ties, the Indian Air Force's (IAF) Surya Kiran Aerobatic Team (SKAT) that has enthralled audiences worldwide with its intricate manoeuvres ... Read more...

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Sarang, Surya Kirans enthrall audience with breathtaking display on IAF Day


October 8th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): Both the Sarang helicopter team and Surya Kiran Aerobatics Team (SKAT) on Wednesday enthralled the audience by their breathtaking display of synchronized low ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force celebrates its 76th anniversary


October 8th, 2008 - 8:32 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi. Oct 7 (ANI): The Indian Air Force (IAF) is celebrating its 76th anniversary today.An air display by 52 aircraft will form part of the Air Force Day Parade-cum- ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force to celebrate its 76th anniversary on Oct 8


October 1st, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi. Oct 1 (ANI): The Indian Air Force (IAF) will celebrate its 76th anniversary on October 8. An air display by 52 aircraft will form part of the Air Force ... Read more...

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IAF training aircraft crashes, woman pilot killed


May 13th, 2008 - 1:27 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft crashed during a routine training sortie near Hyderabad Monday, killing a woman trainee pilot, an IAF spokesperson here said. The training ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force air show enthrals Vadodara audience


April 7th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by admin
Vadodara (Gujarat), Apr 7 (ANI): The Aerobatics team of the Indian Air Force demonstrated breathtaking air stunts at Vadodara in Gujarat on Monday.Zooming up nine aircraft of the Indian Air Force ... Read more...

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IAF plane catches fire at Bhubaneswar airport


December 22nd, 2007 - 4:01 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, Dec 22 (ANI): An Indian Air Force plane caught fire while taking off from the Biju Patnaik Airport here today. Khurda District Superintendent of Police, Amitabh Thakur, said that one of ... Read more...

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Surya Kiran paints our Tiranga on the Skies of Bangkok


December 14th, 2007 - 11:33 am ICT by admin
It was a unique opportunity and viewers' delight watching the "Ambassadors of the Indian Air Force" - Surya Kiran perform in Bangkok on 12th this month on the occasion of the ... Read more...

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