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Phenom 100’s debut flight at Delhi airport flew with its first passenger, SP’s Aviation Editor in-Chief Jayant Baranwal, on November 5. Introduced by Embraer in 2005, the Phenom 100 has been widely acknowledged as the most comfortable business jet in the entry level category.
Sagem’s Powered Smart Weapon underlines Rafale’s omnirole capability
Negotiating a labyrinth of intricate and interlaced technological and production challenges, the F-35 programme has battled its share of adversities, resulting in lapsed deadlines and burgeoning development costs
Clad in a G-Suit, President Pratibha Patil undertook a 30-minute sortie on an Su-30MKI at an altitude of 10,000 ft and a speed of around 800 kmph
China’s military capability in and around Tibet Autonomous Region and its implications for the IAF
The easy handling Super Viper, even with its heavy external load, responds as a fighter should. Incidentally, the F-16IN can carry 60 per cent more external load than the stipulated MMRCA requirement for the IAF
If you believe everything you read in the papers, you could easily think Dubai is finished, but ALAN PEAFORD visits the Dubai Airshow 2009 and finds the event still has the taste of success
On May 9, 1926, Byrd acting as navigator and Floyd Bennett as pilot made what they claimed was the first flight over the North Pole. However, the feat was engulfed in controversy that lasted for decades. In contrast, his flight to the South Pole was a complete triumph.