ICMR given permission for study of Covid-19 vaccine delivery using drones

NEW DELHI: Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have granted a conditional exemption for drone deployment to the Government of Telangana. The drone usage permission has been granted for conducting experimental delivery of Covid-19 vaccines within Visual Line of Sight (VLOS) Range using drones. The permission exemption is valid […]

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JetBlue takes delivery of A321LR with the first Airspace interior

NEW DELHI: U.S.-based JetBlue Airways has taken delivery of its first of 13 A321LR aircraft featuring Airbus’ new Airspace interior. These new A321LRs support JetBlue’s plan to open its highly anticipated transatlantic services, starting with direct flights to London later this year. In addition to these 13 new A321LRs, the airline also has on order […]

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Lockheed Martin, Thales Australia To Develop Sovereign Weapons Manufacturing Capabilities In Australia

NEW DELHI: Lockheed Martin and Thales Australia have finalized a teaming agreement advancing the delivery of an Australian guided weapons manufacturing capability in support of a sovereign national guided weapons enterprise. The agreement will see experienced strategic industry partners in Lockheed Martin and Thales Australia cooperate in the design, development and production of Lockheed Martin’s […]

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Airbus to test advanced autonomous features on helicopter Flightlab

NEW DELHI: Airbus is introducing autonomous features to its helicopter Flightlab through a project code-named Vertex. These technologies aim to simplify mission preparation and management, reduce helicopter pilot workload, and further increase safety. The autonomous technology bricks set to integrate the Flightlab are: vision based sensors and algorithms for situational awareness and obstacle detection; fly-by-wire […]

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Boeing Delivers Next F-15EX Ahead of Schedule

NEW DELHI: A Boeing-led industry team officially delivered a second F-15EX fighter aircraft to the U.S. Air Force earlier than the contract requirement. The result of a collaboration across industry, the U.S. Air Force and the Air National Guard, the F-15EX is a ready-now replacement for the F-15C that includes best-in-class payload, range and speed […]

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Rolls-Royce reaches agreement to design, manufacture propellers for U.S. Navy’s Constellation frigates

NEW DELHI: Rolls-Royce has reached an agreement with Fincantieri Marinette Marine to design and manufacture up to 40 fixed-pitch propellers for the U.S. Navy’s Constellation-class (FFG-62) guided missile frigate program. Fincantieri was awarded the shipbuilding contract from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) in April 2020, to design and build the first FFG-62 class frigate. […]

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Silk Way West Airlines Orders Five Boeing 777 Freighters

NEW DELHI: Boeing and Silk Way West Airlines today announced the private cargo operator will expand its international network with an order for five 777 Freighters. The deal marks the first purchase of the long-range, high capacity twin-engine freighter in the Caspian region and Central Asia. The airplanes will enable the airline to increase its […]

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Rolls-Royce and DHL Express sign Totalcare agreement for A330 engines

NEW DELHI: Rolls-Royce and DHL Express have announced they have both signed a TotalCare agreement for the Trent 700 engines that currently power the eight Airbus A330 freighter aircraft of the worldwide operating logistics company. The agreement will also cover any Trent 700 engines that are added to the DHL fleet in the future. Our […]

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Indian Air Force airlifts 3 oxygen tankers from Bangkok to Jamnagar

NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force (IAF) airlifted three oxygen tankers from Bangkok in Thailand to Gujarat’s Jamnagar on Wednesday, senior officials said. Moreover, two C-130 aircraft of the Singapore Air Force brought a total of 256 oxygen cylinders to the Panagarh air base in West Bengal, they added. India is struggling with the second […]

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