Aircraft

INS Vikrant brings to light government focus on speedy indigenisation

Its prototype is expected to be out in two years with 2028 set as the timeline for production to begin.

published on : 4th September 2022

4 Chinese warplanes, 5 naval ships cross Taiwan Strait

Taiwan tasked Combat Air Patrols (CAP), Navy ships, and air defence missile systems to monitor and respond to the Chinese activities, while also issuing radio warnings, reported Taiwan News.

published on : 4th September 2022

Afcom Holdings to take three aircraft on lease to increase air cargo business capacity: Chairman

Afcom presently serves India, Singapore, Indonesia and Brunei. In addition, it will commence services to Hanoi and Bangkok sectors in its endeavour to service destinations across ASEAN countries.

published on : 3rd September 2022

INS Vikrant a collective effort of all govts since 1999, will PM acknowledge it, asks Congress

Jairam Ramesh shared a video of former defence minister A K Antony launching INS Vikrant in 2013 and said it just happens that the Modi government is in power when it is being commissioned.

published on : 2nd September 2022

Jharkhand government okays Rs 2.6 crore for VIP chartered flight 

State cabinet approves day-long Assembly session next week

published on : 2nd September 2022

SpiceJet Delhi-Nashik flight returns midway due to 'autopilot' snag

Facing financial turbulence amid high fuel prices & rupee depreciation, the aircraft have been involved in a series of incidents in past as well, following which DGCA had issued show-cause notice too

published on : 1st September 2022

Inside Vikrant, India’s first indigenous airbase on high seas

The flight deck of INS Vikrant has an area equal to two and a half hockey fields which roughly translates into 12,500 sq m. There is a short runway and a long runway equipped with a ski-jump.

published on : 25th August 2022

Belgian-British teen pilot sets age record for solo flight around world 

Mack Rutherford, who turned 17 during the trip, landed on an airstrip west of Bulgaria's capital, Sofia, to complete his task and claim two Guinness World Records.

published on : 24th August 2022

Mumbai-bound IndiGo aircraft develops snag at Goa airport, passengers disembarked safely

IndiGo aircraft 6E 6097 Goa to Mumbai with 187 passengers including four infants on board had to abort the flight due to a technical snag in the right engine.

published on : 23rd August 2022

SpiceJet enters into settlement with aircraft lessor Goshawk Aviation 

Goshawk Aviation Limited is one of the main lessors of Max aircraft of SpiceJet.

published on : 16th August 2022

India hands over Dornier maritime surveillance aircraft to Sri Lanka Navy

The handing over of the Dornier aircraft by India comes a day before Chinese ship 'Yuan Wang 5' docs at the Southern port of Hambantota on Tuesday for a week.

published on : 15th August 2022

India may give Sri Lanka Dornier 228 military aircraft

Sri Lanka’s former Foreign Minister G L Peiris had met External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval to talk about buying the Dornier aircraft.

published on : 13th August 2022

Cochin Shipyard ready to build yet another aircraft carrier

42 acres leased from trust | Project expected to be commissioned by 2023

published on : 12th August 2022

Ambiguity continues over status of Navy’s third aircraft carrier

With one aircraft carrier still under maintenance and one yet to be inducted, the Indian Navy will be operating without one for some more time. 

published on : 8th August 2022

US, Australia show interest in LCA Tejas; Malaysia shortlists 'Made-in-India' fighter jet

HAL has already responded to a Request for Information (RFI) received from Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF), Malaysia in February 2019 for LCA class aircraft.

published on : 6th August 2022

Vistara's Mumbai-bound flight returns to Varanasi due to bird hit

Sources said Vistara's UK622 flight was heading to Mumbai on Friday when it got hit by a bird, which damaged its radome.

published on : 5th August 2022

27 Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan's air defence zone after Pelosi's departure

Twenty-seven Chinese warplanes flew into Taiwan's air defence zone on Wednesday.

published on : 3rd August 2022

WATCH | Go First car goes under IndiGo plane, narrowly avoids collision

There was no damage to the plane. DGCA to probe the incident.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Fifth-generation fighter jet engine, OROP: Modi government presents its defence roadmap in Parliament

India is working on an ambitious USD 5 billion project to develop the fifth-generation Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA).

published on : 30th July 2022

IAF fighter aircraft crashes in Barmer, both pilots killed

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Air Chief Marshal V R Chaudhari following the crash. A court of Inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident.

published on : 28th July 2022
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