Admiral Harry Harris, the United States Pacific Command (USPACOM) chief, admits “there is probably nothing that could prevent China from sailing an aircraft carrier into the Indian Ocean today
China’s first aircraft carrier formation which moved close to Taiwan and conducted drills in the disputed South China Sea has returned to Qingdao port after finishing exercises and testing combat-capability, the Chinese navy has said.
In one of the largest deals in the fast-growing Indian aviation sector, SpiceJet will buy up to 205 new aircraft from Boeing with the order valued at Rs 1,50,000 crore.
With better fuel efficiency and lower maintenance costs, the new aircraft fleet will bring in at least 15-17 percent saving in overall costs in the longer run, said Ajay Singh,
National Carrier, Air India has contested reports on airlines on time performance (OTP) published by FlightStats, a flight tracking and mentoring services provider. FlightStats report ranked Air India as the third worst performer.
India plans to replace all these aircraft with a foreign manufacturer setting up shop for a single-engine combat jet. The locally made Tejas, a single jet fighter, will also make up the numbers.
Terming the missing AN-32 transport one of the “worst memories” of his tenure, the outgoing IAF chief, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, said on Wednesday it wasn’t the “best aircraft” to fly over the Bay of Bengal.
An aircraft carrier in the Pacific and a newly upgraded combat aircraft: China’s military is showing off its newest equipment less than a month before the swearing-in of US President-elect Donald Trump, who has raised tensions between Beijing and Taipei.
Ever wondered how long it takes to clean an aeroplane? Every day , more than 100 aircraft are washed, cleaned, dried and kept them ready for flying at Indira Gandhi International Airport. And it takes about 10 hours to complete the process for each plane.