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Make In India: Take a look at HAL’s helicopters & light combat aircraft Tejas

By | November 7, 2017

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is a company which over the past 70 years has manufactured over 4,000 aircrafts, 4,800 aircraft engines and it has serviced over 11,000 planes. CNBC-TV18 has been granted exclusive access to the production lines of HAL’s helicopters as well as light combat aircraft also known as Tejas.  Source: http://www.moneycontrol.com/

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ISRO to launch Chandrayaan 2 on GSLV MKII in March 2018

By | November 7, 2017

Chandrayaan 2 would be launched on a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark 2 (GSLV Mk 2) that will blast off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Weighing 3,250kg, Chandrayaan (moon vehicle) 2 would have an orbiter, lander and rover and is expected that Chandryan-2 may cost higher than its predecessor […]

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CSIR Announces Winners of S.S. Bhatnagar Prize for 2017

By | November 7, 2017

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) announced winners of its prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for excellence in science and technology for 2017 on September 28.Mr  Deepak Thankappan Nair of the Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad, and Mr Sanjeev Das of the Molecular Oncology Laboratory at the National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, […]

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Aerospace park in Tamil Nadu set to take off

By | November 7, 2017

Tamil Nadu‘s quest for an aerospace park is finally set to turn into a reality, with the foundation stone for the first phase of the park to be laid by chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami . The aerospace park will house a component park and a testing & design centre in the first two phases, with total investments of well over […]

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IAF show scorches Lucknow-Agra highway

By | November 7, 2017

The Indian Air Force put up a spectacular show on the Lucknow-Agra highway as 16 of its frontline aircraft conducted elaborate landing drills on a designated airstrip built on the expressway. The landing and touchdown exercises were held on the 3-km airstrip built on the expressway near Bangarmau in Unnao, between Lucknow and Kanpur. The IAF’s fighter […]

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T.N. looks to leverage talentpool in aerospace sector

By | November 7, 2017

Tamil Nadu has an edge over other States in the country as far as the aeronautical industry is concerned since it has the largest number of aeronautical engineers, Industries Secretary Mr  Atulya Misra said. Presenting a brief report about the Aerospace Park being set up at Vadagal near Oragadam, for which the Chief Minister Edappadi […]

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Raksha Mantri interacts with industry representatives for energising Make in India in defence sector

By | November 7, 2017

Raksha Mantri Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman interacted with CII representatives consisting of Indian companies and foreign OEMS at a round table on Energising ‘Make in India’ in defence sector. The present government has taken a series of significant policy initiatives, including promulgation of DPP 2016 which gives highest priority to indigenous design and manufacture of defence […]

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IATA forecasts tripling of air passengers in India by 2036

By | November 7, 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects 7.8 billion passengers to travel in 2036, a near doubling of the 4 billion air travelers expected to fly this year. The number of passengers in India is expected to grow to 478 million in 2036 from the current 141 million passegers per year. The prediction is based […]

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P&WC to Provide IndiGo with Fleet Management™ Program Maintenance

By | November 7, 2017

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced that it has signed a Fleet Management™ Program (FMP®) maintenance contract with IndiGo for PW127M engines that will power the airline’s new fleet of ATR72-600 aircraft serving regional routes in India. The contract, signed in August, will be in place for 10 years from the date of each engine’s […]

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