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Besides the magnificent static displays, Farnborough 2012 promises to have stunning aerobatic teams, high-end business jets, military craft, beautifying the London skies with their dazzling performances.
Boeing Phantom is designed to remain airborne for up to four days while reaching altitudes of 65,000 feet
The DRDO has held discussions at various levels with Saab, EADS, Dassault and BAE Systems for possible technological partnerships on the IUSAV
The AMCA will be powered by 2 x 90KN engines with vectored nozzles—likely to be the new GTRE-Snecma engine under development
The LCH, yet to be given a formal name like the Tejas or Sitara, will, later this year, be put through cold and hot weather trials
The bottom line in a business jet purchase, however, remains how it does well on ergonomics
Judiciously chosen regional airports can translate to increased revenue since connectivity itself generates demand.
The IAF still has a long way to go before it acquires desired level of ‘PGM’ capability, which incidentally could run into thousands for a two-front scenario
Built on a modular philosophy, AESA radars can receive upgrades to remain updated with the latest available technologies
Airbus’ newest commercial and military aircraft will be on display at the show. The A380 and the A400M will perform daily flying displays and will also be on static display.
The Boeing and Embraer have announced an agreement to collaborate on the KC-390 aircraft programme.
At the Farnborough air show, Lockheed Martin will have an F-16 and C-130 on static display. However, according to the company, there would be no aircraft on flying display.
In the Saab chalet, the company will present Gripen, the centre piece of its air superiority offer as well as cutting-edge capabilities in airborne surveillance.
BAE Systems will showcase its world-leading capabilities in the design, manufacture, support and upgrade of combat aircraft.
At the show, Hawker Beechcraft will highlight its defense and special mission capabilities and will display four aircraft including a Beechcraft T-6C military trainer...
The Boeing Company has announced that its 787 Dreamliner will participate for the first time in flying displays at Farnborough.
EADS and its divisions—Airbus/Airbus Military, Astrium, Cassidian and Eurocopter—will have a diverse portfolio of products, services and technologies on display at Farnborough.
At the show, Embraer will have the Legacy 650, the mock-up of the new Legacy 500, an Embraer 190 and an ERJ 145 on static display.
Finmeccanica company Selex Sistemi Integrati will showcase its most important products in the radar systems domain and in the design and development of large systems for homeland protection.
At Farnborough, Bell Helicopter will showcase its mock up of the new Bell 525 Relentless super medium helicopter for the first time in Europe.
FLIR Systems has creat ed an airport environment allowing visitors to experience the latest in airport security and trace detection systems.
ISRO must make the GSLV Mk II operational as quickly as possible and move onto the GSLV Mk III. After the twin setbacks of 2010, this may indeed be ISRO’s turnaround year.
From what emerged at the seminar on Airborne Early Warning & Control in New Delhi; AEW&C systems will remain classic for many years to come
He and his company designed and built a large number of aircraft, including the Moth family—the Giant Moth, Hawk Moth, Puss Moth, Swallow Moth, Tiger Moth, Fox Moth, Leopard Moth, and Hornet Moth—used as private planes, trainers and light airliners
Even though labeled to be a fully Indian effort, it is understood that the DRDO has held discussions with EADS, Saab, Dassault and BAE Systems for possible technological partnerships for the IUSAV programme