DRDO to host 13th edition of Aero India International Air show at Air Force Station Yelahanka

NEW DELHI: During the 13thedition of Aero India international air show, scheduled to be held from February 3 to 5, 2021 at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru; Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) will exhibit its latest defence technologies and demonstrate many systems. Organised biennially, Aero India is a platform for aerospace enthusiasts,prospective defence industries, […]

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United States and India: Major defense partners at Aero India 2021

NEW DELHI: United States (US) participation in Aero India 2021 is another example of the deepening defense and strategic partnership between the United States and India. Don Heflin, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires, will lead a high-level delegation of U.S. Government officials and defense industry representatives to the event. “I am pleased to head this year’s U.S. […]

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Aero India 2021: HAL to showcase ‘Aatmanirbhar Formation Flight’

NEW DELHI: A unique flying display of HAL’s indigenous platforms (both fixed and rotary wing) aptly titled ‘Aatmanirbhar Formation Flight’ will be part of the flying display during the 13th edition of Aero India-2021 scheduled from February 3, 2021 at Air Force Station, Yelahanka. HAL will showcase its prowess in defence and aerospace centered on […]

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Greece to buy 18 Rafale fighter jets from France

NEW DELHI: Greece signed a 2.3 billion-euro ($2.8 billion) deal with France on Monday to purchase 18 Rafale fighter jets, as tensions remain high with neighbor Turkey, according to AP report. Eric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, and Theodoros Lagios, Director General of Armament and Investments of the Greek Ministry of Defense, signed […]

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First direct flight operations flagged off on Belgaum-Nashik route under UDAN

NEW DELHI: The first direct flight operations between Nashik (Maharashtra) and Belgaum (Karnataka) started today under the RCS-UDAN (Regional Connectivity Scheme — Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik) of the Government of India. Operationalizing of this route expands the aerial connectivity of Belgaum to the 10 destinations across India. The Belgaum airport has emerged as the […]

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Boeing bags $2.1 billion from U.S. Air Force for more Tankers

NEW DELHI: The U.S. Air Force on Wednesday awarded Boeing a $2.1 billion contract for 15 KC-46A tankers, expanding its fleet of aircraft that will not only set the standard for aerial refueling but will also help enable the integrated digital battlespace. Like a cellular tower in the sky, the KC-46 connects air forces to […]

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Airbus unveils its helicopter Flightlab to test tomorrow’s technologies

NEW DELHI: Airbus Helicopters has started in-flight tests on board its Flightlab, a platform-agnostic flying laboratory exclusively dedicated to maturing new technologies. Airbus Helicopters’ Flightlab provides an agile and efficient test bed to quickly test technologies that could later equip Airbus’ current helicopter range, and even more disruptive ones for future fixed-wing aircraft or (e)VTOL […]

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Boeing to deliver commercial Airplanes ready to fly on 100% sustainable fuels

NEW DELHI: Boeing is setting an ambitious target to advance the long-term sustainability of commercial aviation, committing that its commercial airplanes are capable and certified to fly on 100% sustainable aviation fuels by 2030. Boeing has previously conducted successful test flights replacing petroleum jet fuel with 100% sustainable fuels to address the urgent challenge of […]

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