SP Guide Publications puts forth a well compiled articulation of issues, pursuits and accomplishments of the Indian Army, over the years

— General Manoj Pande, Indian Army Chief

I am confident that SP Guide Publications would continue to inform, inspire and influence.

— Admiral R. Hari Kumar, Indian Navy Chief

My compliments to SP Guide Publications for informative and credible reportage on contemporary aerospace issues over the past six decades.

— Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhari, Indian Air Force Chief

SP's Aviation - ISSUE No 03-09

Previous Issue Next Issue


Issue Features

  • img
    VLJs - Light up the Sky
    By Phil Nasskau, London

    While Cessna and Embraer dominate the market, it is a positive sign for VLJs that the Phenom and Mustang production lines are not seeing any cutbacks in production.

  • img
    S.V. Setty (1879 – 1918)
    By Group Captain (Retd) Joseph Noronha, Goa

    While testing an Avro D prototype, S.V. Setty crashed but escaped unhurt. To improve the machine, he came up with a new design. Avro allowed him to implement his design and asked Setty to fly it. He did, and landed safely.

  • img
    Helicopter - Rise of the Rotary
    By Air Marshal (Retd) V.K. Bhatia

    Revolutionary designs are equipping the latest versions with swiftness and the range of fixed-wing aircraft

  • img
    Honeywell - The Modular, Reliable, High Performance Solution Ready for Jaguar

    The Honeywell F125IN turbofan engine is a drop-fit retrofit, superior option for Jaguar re-engining

  • img
    Military - Lockheed Martin F-16IN
    By Orville Prins Vice President, Business Development, Lockheed Martin, India

    Air-to-air combat capabilities of the F-16IN Super Viper make it the ultimate 4th Generation Fighter, providing proven air combat capability that the IAF can rely on

  • img
    Civil - Embraer Phenom 100
    By José Eduardo Costas Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Embraer Executive Jets, Asia Pacific

    While the design takes into account passenger comfort, pilots will love the Garmin Prodigy Flight Deck 100

  • img
    Commercial Aviation - The First Faltering attempts
    By Group Captain (Retd) Joseph Noronha

    On May 14, 1908, the first pas senger—Charlie Furnas—entr usted his life to Wilbur Wright, who took him aloft and brought him safely back to Earth.

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

  • img
    Dangerous Space Debris
    By Air Marshal (Retd) V.K. Bhatia

  • img
    Train Well to Rein Error
    By Air Marshal (Retd) B.K. Pandey