SP's Aviation - ISSUE No 12-2017

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    TECHNOLOGY | UNMANNED SYSTEMS
    Technology Trajectory
    By Air Marshal Sukhchain Singh (Retd)

    India’s present holdings of UAVs are extremely low and there is a need for induction in large numbers to meet the requirements for the future

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    CIVIL | EMBRAER
    Milestones After Milestone: A Routine @ Embraer
    By Air Marshal B.K. Pandey (Retd)

    Embraer is the only manufacturer to develop a modern family of four aircraft specifically targeted for the 70 to 130-seat segment

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    CIVIL | ENGINES
    LEAP-1B Powering the Boeing 737 MAX
    By Group Captain A.K. Sachdev (Retd)

    The first engine delivery to Boeing took place in October 2015 and the first Boeing 737 MAX 8 with a LEAP-1B engine flew on January 29, 2016

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    REGIONAL AVIATION | ENVIRONMENT
    Building A Sustainable Future
    By Mariana Luz

    Embraer believes that working together with multiple stakeholders and tackling environmental matters with an innovative approach is the only way forward to build a better and sustainable future for the next generations

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    BUSINESS AVIATION | VIEWPOINT
    Easier to Fly Abroad
    By Air Marshal B.K. Pandey (Retd)

    The Government of India needs to remodel the business aviation segment of the civil aviation industry to enhance the beneficial impact on the national economy

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    BUSINESS AVIATION | ECONOMY
    BizAv & Nation's Economy
    By Group Captain A.K. Sachdev (Retd)

    Business aviation and civil aviation have immense potential not only to grow as an industry, but to contribute significantly to the economy and in turn to national growth

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    OPERATIONS | FLIGHT SAFETY
    Airworthiness & Certification
    By Air Marshal Sukhchain Singh (Retd)

    With self-sufficiency in its air assets as the aim, it is important that civil and military collaboration in India be the mantra for their optimum utilisation and financial prudence

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    MILITARY | UNMANNED SYSTEMS
    Sea Guardians for India
    By Rohit Srivastava

    With the release of RFI for Sea Guardian UAS, India and the United States have initiated business dealing for the very first item listed under the MTCR list

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    MILITARY | 5TH GEN
    Focus on the 5th-Generation
    By Joseph Noronha

    India is embarked on a plan to develop its own fifth-generation combat platform known as the Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA)

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    MILITARY | F-35
    Hunting for New Markets
    By Bikram Vohra, Dubai

    The Dubai Air Show will be known for a major break in US military convention with regard to the sale of the F-35 fifth-generation fighter to the UAE

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    MILITARY | TRAINER
    Train to Win
    By Joseph Noronha

    The current crisis in the IAF’s training fleet is partly because successive governments have focussed on operational aircraft and ignored the pleas for modern trainer aircraft

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    INDUSTRY | COLLABORATION
    IFCCI Seminar
    By Air Marshal B.K. Pandey (Retd)

    The future of the Indian aerospace industry will to a large extent, depend on how extensively India can work together with the leading players of the French aerospace industry

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

    With the focus of the NDA government on promoting regional aviation, India too could prove to be an attractive market for Embraer E2 jet liners

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    NEWS WITH VIEWS
    MMRCA Dilema Haunts the IAF Again!
    By Air Marshal B.K. Pandey (Retd)

    New Delhi (Sputnik) – India might do away with the engine criteria for the planned purchase of over a 100 fighter jets for the Indian Air Force (IAF) to widen the scope of competition among foreign vendors supplying both single-engine as well as twin-engine fighter aircraft.

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    HALL OF FAME
    Mary Myers (1849-1932)
    By Joseph Noronha

    Mary’s skill as a balloon pilot and her cool headedness in crisis situations were legendary. She managed to pass her entire career without major mishap.

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    LAST WORD
    Needs to be Truly Potent
    By Air Marshal B.K. Pandey (Retd)

    Unless the Tejas is developed into a truly capable platform, it will not be able to provide the operational edge that the combat fleet of the IAF badly needs