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Nivedita Bhasin becomes first woman B-787 Dreamliner pilot


September 20th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Senior Air India pilot Capt Nivedita Bhasin has become the first woman to command the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner which landed in New Delhi Wednesday, an ... Read more...

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Book catches fascinating flight of Indian aviation


March 15th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) Did you know that as many as 10 private airlines were operating in India in 1948? Or that the air ticket between Calcutta and Delhi cost ... Read more...

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Two Pakistanis die as plane crashes on lawn


February 23rd, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Two people, including a woman pilot, were killed Thursday when their training aircraft crashed onto the lawn of a house in Lahore city.The small training airplane ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Woman officer leads IAF contingent


January 26th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) History was made Thursday when Flight Lt Sneha Shekhawat, a woman Indian Air Force (IAF) officer, led a contingent of 144 airmen at the 63rd ... Read more...

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Woman pilot hurt in Pakistan Air Force plane crash (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) A woman pilot and her flight coordinator were injured when a Pakistan Air Force training aircraft crashed Wednesday in Punjab province, a media report said.The small ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Fighter plane crashes in Pakistan, one killed


August 15th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) One civilian was killed and two pilots, including a woman pilot, were injured when a Pakistan Air Force plane crashed Monday, media reports said.An air force ... Read more...

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Fake pilot licence claims senior DGCA official (Second Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Cracking down on fake pilot licences, the civil aviation regulator Tuesday "relieved" from duty one of its controversial directors who allegedly unduly favoured his daughter ... Read more...

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Govt. will take strict action against fake flying schools: Vayalar Ravi


March 23rd, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 23 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi on Wednesday said that the government will take strict action against fake flying schools enabling pilots to obtain licences without proper training ... Read more...

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Pilots’ licence issue raised in Rajya Sabha


March 14th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The issue of pilots getting flying licence through forged documents was raised in the Rajya Sabha Monday as members said it could put at ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Woman pilot held for faking documents for licence


March 9th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) An Indigo Airline woman pilot was arrested for obtaining a pilot's license on forged documents, police said Wednesday."Parminder Kaur Gulati, 38, was held from her residence ... Read more...

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Could Amelia Earhart have finally been found?


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Experts have revealed that human DNA may be present in fragments of material, which could provide crucial information about the fate of Amelia Earhart.The legendary woman pilot disappeared ... Read more...

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Woman pilot? Won’t fly!


February 25th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) A Mumbai-bound flight was delayed by one-and-a-half hours at the Delhi airport Friday morning -- first by fog and then by a passenger who did not want ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Business |

Nikumaroro Island Linked To Amelia Earhart’s Disappearance?


December 11th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of researchers are claiming that a small fragment of bone traced on the remote Kiribati island of Nikumaroro may belong to the stalwart pilot ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Malaysian air force to operate Sukhois without Indian aid


April 19th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 19 (IANS) Come September, the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) will take over the operation of its Sukhoi aircraft and end the two-year help from Indian and Russian experts. Fifty-odd ... Read more...

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Mira Nair Speaks On Amelia


March 13th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Mira is mutedly miffed about how her latest release the ambitious Amelia about the first woman pilot , was handled by its distribuors ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cry, daughter, cry.. (Comment)


January 30th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Nothing surprises me any more when it comes to how low we can sink as a society in heaping abuses on India's daughters. Even before she has been able to dry the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

MiG 21 crashes in Bengal, pilot safe (Lead)


May 23rd, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata/New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) In a fifth crash of an Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft this year, a MiG-21 fighter caught fire while landing at West Bengal's Bagdogra airport Friday, but ... 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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Woman pilot killed in IAF aircraft crash(Lead, changing dateline)


May 13th, 2008 - 1:18 am ICT by admin
Hyderabad, May 12 (IANS) A woman trainee pilot was killed when an Indian Air Force Academy trainer aircraft crashed Monday in Andhra Pradesh's Medak district. The crash occurred Monday evening at Dacharam ... Read more...

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