“There are old pilots and bold pilots, but no old-bold pilots.” Try telling this to 81-year-old Air Vice Marshal Ajit Lamba (retd) and he’ll laugh in your face. Such is his undying spirit.
With Pakistan and China rapidly modernising their air forces, India has intensified efforts to fill the gaps in its aerial surveillance.
It’s the inglorious tag of ‘world’s biggest importer’ that saw such high-profile attendance at the Aero-India show in Bangalore. The interface between Indian manufacturers and foreign big players is aimed at creating a local industry where hi-tech defence assets could be built.
At Aero India, Asia’s largest air show, the VVIPs visited scores of stands at the Yelahanka air force station near Bengaluru. They wanted a glimpse of the wares and technologies on offer.
Misogyny shows itself up in many ways. In public places, it shows in the way women are denied even the most basic facilities like toilets.
A dual role combat-capable Advanced Hawk jet trainer, developed jointly by the UK’s BAE Systems and India’s public-sector Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)
With French company Safran agreeing to help India revive its Kaveri combat jet engine project, a senior DRDO official said on Thursday they hope to fly the engine in the next Aero India.
Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Wednesday flew a Rafale fighter jet at Aero India.
The Skill Development Minister, who holds a commercial pilot licence, flew for around 35 minutes, and said he reached 8G.
Several global defence firms have signed up with local Indian companies during the ongoing Aero India show to expand
Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd today expressed confidence that the HAL Airport would open for some operations in the next few months with the company appealing to the Civil Aviation Ministry