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Chinese air force trains 300 women pilots

March 9th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 9 (IANS) A total of 328 women pilots have been trained by China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force over the past six decades, according to government figures.The ... Read more...

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Mamata announces projects for north Bengal

July 19th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, July 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday launched a host of projects for north Bengal and slammed the main opposition Left Front for trying to ... Read more...

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Boeing Dreamliner to skip Mumbai leg of India visit

July 14th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The much talked about Boeing-787 Dreamliner, which is on its maiden visit to India, will skip the Mumbai leg of the trip, it was announced ... Read more...

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Unmanned plane becomes first jet in the world to fly without ‘flaps’

September 27th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.27 (ANI): A British unmanned plane that uses jets of air to fly instead of conventional 'flaps' has made aviation history.The experimental unmanned air vehicle (UAV), called DEMON, has become the ... Read more...

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BA test flight shows no impact of ash cloud on engine

April 19th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (DPA) A British Airways (BA) test flight through prohibited airspace has revealed "no variations in the aircraft's normal operational performance", the airline said Monday. The Boeing 747, which had BA ... Read more...

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China starts mass production of domestically developed regional jet

February 14th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Chinas state-owned Shanghai Aircraft Manufacturing has said that it has signed contracts with four other factories, marking the start of mass production of the countrys first ... Read more...

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China-assembled A320 aircraft to take off in May

February 2nd, 2009 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Tianjin, Feb 2 (Xinhua) The first Airbus A320 aircraft assembled in China is scheduled to make a test flight in May, about a month before its delivery, an official in the northern ... Read more...

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China aims at bigger world market slice with new turboprop aircraft

July 7th, 2008 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
By Wu Qi Beijing, July 7 (Xinhua) China has made substantial progress in its ambition of gaining a larger share of the world's short and medium haul turboprop aircraft market after it presented ... Read more...

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Defence Procurement Procedure 2008 almost ready, says Antony

February 16th, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by admin
By Praful Kumar Singh New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Union Defence Minister A K Antony today said that the Defence Procurement Procedure 2008 will be ready in April and will offer an important ... Read more...

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