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The C-130 Hercules is one of the longest-running aircraft manufacturing programmes in history. Since 1956, more than 40 of its variants have enhanced the tactical airlift capability of over 50 nations globally.
Based on the six-engine Hexplane technology, the Oliver VTOL HHL concept could be a strong contender to meet the requirements of the military’s JVATF
It is simpler in construction and mechanics than a helicopter and safer as it can land even with up to four of its motors failed
The Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules that is being delivered to the Indian Air Force is special in many ways.
February 5, 2011, will always be remembered as a ‘red-letter’ day by the Indian Air Force (IAF) as it formally inducted the first of the six Lockheed Martin C-130J aircraft on order into service at Hindon Air Force base near Delhi.
After its debut at the Asian Aerospace Air Show at Singapore in February 2004, the Sarang Team carried out numerous displays in India and abroad performing in over 35 air shows all over the world
Interview with SP’s Aviation, Wing Commander Manjit Singh Sidhu, Commanding Officer, Sarang Team, spoke about the specialised training imparted to Sarang pilots.
A dedicated aero-display team called ‘Sarang’ was formed in 2004 for demonstrating the agility and manoeuvrability of Dhruvs
IAF’s selection of Boeing Apache Longbow advanced attack helicopter for its combat chopper tender signals an end to the chequered history of its long hunt for a modern attack helicopter to augment the Mi-25/Mi-35 fleet
“The security situation in the immediate neighbourhood is extremely fragile and it is a major concern for us. The need of the hour is air vigilance,” said Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne...
India needs to exploit its vast geographic expanse for cultivation of biofuel crops, while it’s globally acknowledged brain bank works on research to channelise biofuels into aviation.
As infrastructure for charter business improves and liberalised regulations are in place, the segment will expand further.
Accidents, disasters, emergencies occur without warning and often in locations not accessible by road.
India’s business aviation industry will be three times larger by 2020, forecasts Business Aircraft Operators Association...
The day-long national conference on civil aviation organised by CII witnessed discussions on airports, aircraft, airlines, domestic and international passenger base, aviation cargo, MROs, etc
NBAA’S 64th annual meeting and convention at Las Vegas attracted a large crowd. While the registrations were up by seven per cent from the 2010 show at Atlanta
She was billed as “the World’s Greatest Woman Flyer”, and she did not disappoint. She became an immediate sensation, thrilling audiences with dips and dives, barrel-rolls and loops.
The C-130J package being provided by the US Government is said to be comprehensive. The airlifter has already been deployed in relief operations and the IAF is pleased as punch about its capabilities.