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...that even as corporate aviation the world over continues to reel under the brutal blow of economic recession, the market in the Arabian Gulf states shows little or no signs of regress. Quite the contrary! SP’s Special Correspondent Alan Peaford reports from Dubai on this astonishing phenomenon.
The five-day joint exercise focussed on transport operations, insertion and extraction of Special Forces in hostile zones, as also search and rescue of pilots who may have crashed in enemy territory
Boeing and F/A-18E/F Super Hornet partners reiterate the fighter aircraft’s suitability for the IAF’s MMRCA requirements
Apart from protecting the IAF’s vulnerable infrastructure and installations, Garuds engage in counter-terrorism, hostage rescue, providing aid during natural calamities and special military operations in the national interest
The National Business Aviation Association convention meets expectations despite initial apprehensions of a no-show under the ominous shadow of the economic downturn
ISRO turned 40 in August. Following the success of Chandrayaan-I, it is now eyeing the Moon. If the government agrees to foot the bill, an Indian astronaut could walk on the surface of our nearest heavenly neighbour as early as 2020.
The F16-IN meets and exceeds all radii of action and loiter-time requirements of the MMRCA, ensuring that you can put any enemy target ‘at risk’
In 1963, Tereshkova successfully logged three days in space—more than the total flight time of all American astronauts till that date.