Only with a major overhaul of the bureaucratic establishment and the government machinery as a whole, will the highly mechanised lion representing the spirit of the ‘Make in India’ campaign, begin to roar!
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In an exclusive interaction with the Editor-in-Chief of SP’s Aviation, Jayant Baranwal, the Director General of IBAC, Kurt Edwards
Over the last decade, Aero India has grown in stature and has carved a niche for itself in the world as a premier aerospace exhibition
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In a rare media interaction with SP’s Aviation, Ashok Kumar Gupta, Secretary, Defence Production, outlined his vision for defence manufacturing in India...
It is not just feasible in a world to be isolationist where globalised trade is the norm in all verticals, including weapons and weapon systems
The most important component of the inventory of the IAF that will give it the capability to project power effectively in the region is its fleet of combat aircraft
Apart from inflation, what would erode the value of the funds allocated for capital expenditure is the continuously depreciating Indian rupee against the US dollar
L3 enjoys a long-standing relationship with the Indian aerospace community and sees the recent policy drive fostering defence manufacturing in India as a step in the right direction
Airbus has a strong manufacturing footprint in India. “It is also worthwhile to mention that on the civil aircraft side, we already have an industrial engagement with India which is unmatched by any other foreign OEM.” Pierre de Bausset, President & MD, Airbus India, reveals in an interview with Editor-in-Chief of SP’s Aviation, Jayant Baranwal.
It is suggested that there should be a fare cap at both ends — minimum as well as maximum — enabling the basic rationalisation of the cost plans
On the group of aircraft people were booking with PrivateFly, the maximum was with Small jets — 50 per cent; Medium jets — 18 per cent; Long-range jets — 16 per cent; Small prop aircraft — 15 per cent; and Large and regional airliners — 1 per cent
The ‘Make in India’ programme is going to take centre-stage. There are still A number of niggling issues that need to be resolved for the ‘Make in India’ initiative to really take-off.
In the last week of January this year, the Indian aerospace major the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) rolled out the first indigenously upgraded Hawk Mk132 advanced jet trainer (AJT) in record time.
Of Sutter’s two “babies”, the Boeing 737 is the bestselling commercial aircraft ever, while the Boeing 747 has carried nearly the world’s entire population by number over its lifespan
Unless the Indian aerospace industry shifts focus decisively from mere image projection to enhancing the rate of production substantially, the LCA Tejas will not be able to meet the aspirations of the IAF
A model-based systems engineering approach to address the current energy shift