SP's Aviation - ISSUE No 10-2017

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    BUSINESS AVIATION | ROLE
    Benefits Businesses
    By R. Chandrakanth

    Business aviation is a tool that helps executives to remain connected with clients and allows them to utilise their travel time for work, thanks to the office in the sky

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    BUSINESS AVIATION | NBAA 2017
    NBAA Going Strong on 70...
    By R. Chandrakanth

    The event featured about 1,100 exhibitors, including more than 100 new exhibitors. Attendees represented all 50 US states, and dozens of countries.

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    BUSINESS AVIATION | FALCON
    Whatever it Takes
    By R. Chandrakanth

    With a Falcon, one can easily compress a two-day airline ordeal into one quick, out-andback journey and reach new growth markets faster and more frequently

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    REGIONAL AVIATION | OEM
    Profits for the Operator & Comfort for the Passenger
    By R. Chandrakanth

    The largest aircraft in the E-Jet E2 family, the E195-E2 has been designed to maximise returns and efficiency on high-density routes

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    CIVIL | ENGINES
    Setting Benchmarks
    By R. Chandrakanth

    Aircraft powered by the LEAP engine are flying more than 95 per cent of available days. This is simply unprecedented for a new engine.

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    MILITARY | OPERATIONS
    Expressway Landings
    By Air Chief Marshal Fali H. Major (Retd)

    Air operations from expressways & highways have combat potential & other spin-offs

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    MILITARY | OPERATIONS
    Expressway Landings
    By Air Marshal B.K. Pandey (Retd)

    An important operational achievement, the exercise of activating portions of highways for landing and takeoff by military aircraft will become a regular feature in the peacetime training programme of the IAF.

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    MILITARY | EXERCISE
    Exercise Indra–2017
    By Air Marshal B.K. Pandey (Retd)

    Exercise INDRA-2017 provided an opportunity to the armed forces of both countries to train in counter terrorism operations in a multinational scenario in a joint tri-service environment

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    MILITARY | ANNIVERSARY
    IAF 85th Anniversary
    By Air Marshal B.K. Pandey (Retd)

    While the 85th anniversary of the IAF was celebrated across the nation, the main event at the national level was the Air Force Day Parade at Air Force Station, Hindon

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    SPACE | CASSINI
    Mission Accomplished
    By R. Chandrakanth

    Cassini-Huygens has been described by NASA’s Planetary Science Division Director as a “mission of firsts” that has revolutionized human understanding of the Saturn system, including its moons and rings, and our understanding of where life might be found in the Solar System.

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    A Word from Editor-in-Chief
    By Jayant Baranwal, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

    Companies that utilise business aircraft outperform non-aviation users in several important financial measures, including annual earnings growth, stock and dividend growth, total share price, market capitalisation and other financial yardsticks

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    NEWS WITH VIEWS
    Ready for Full-Fledged War
    By Air Marshal B.K. Pandey (Retd)

    Addressing a press conference on the occasion of the 85th Anniversary of the Indian Air Force (IAF), Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) said that the IAF was fully prepared to fight a full-fledged war at short notice.

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    HALL OF FAME
    Sophie Mary Heath (1896-1939)
    By Joseph Noronha

    Sophie Mary Heath proved that her abilities equalled or exceeded that of most male pilots by setting numerous flight records, including women’s seaplane and light aircraft altitude records

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    LAST WORD
    TOT: A Must
    By Air Marshal B.K. Pandey (Retd)

    One of the important objectives of the ‘Make in India’ programme and the Strategic Partnership model is to ultimately develop a credible technological and industrial base in India