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  • ​India’s Tejas light fighter crosses milestone


    The first series production example of India’s Tejas Mk1 light combat aircraft (LCA) completed its maiden flight on 30 September. The single-engined aircraft took to the air – without any telemetry support – from Hindustan Aeronautics’ (HAL) airport in Bengaluru, and landed safely after a flight lasting less than 30min.


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  • ​India’s Tejas light fighter crosses milestone

    News | 02 Oct 2014 11:21 | Atul Chandra

    The first series production example of India’s Tejas Mk1 light combat aircraft (LCA) completed its maiden flight on 30 September. The single-engined aircraft took to the air – without any telemetry support – from Hindustan Aeronautics’ (HAL) airport in Bengaluru, and landed safely after a flight lasting less than 30min.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Indias-Tejas-light-fighter-crosses-milestone-404383/
  • ANALYSIS: Ukraine's and Russia's aerospace industries will be hit hard by deteriorating relations

    News | 23 Sep 2014 09:16

    Ever since Russia-backed forces began to take control of the Crimean peninsula at the end of February, a steady of escalation of sanctions by Ukraine against Russia has had increasingly negative effects on the aerospace sectors of both countries. Since the collapse of the former Soviet Union in 1991, the two countries' industries had enjoyed an at-times contentious but largely productive collaborative relationship. The most recent round of embargoes placed on Russia by Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, however, will cut the links and cause collateral damage on both sides.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Ukraines-and-Russias-aerospace-industries-will-be-hit-hard-by-deteriorating-relations-403480/
  • ANALYSIS: Glimmers of hope for South Africa's underfunded air force

    News | 08 Sep 2014 15:18

    ​Tightening budgets have stunted many air arms in the past decade, but few have been affected so badly by a lack of funding as the South African Air Force (SAAF).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Glimmers-of-hope-for-South-Africas-underfunded-air-force-403163/
  • India looks to acquire 18 ShinMaywa US-2 amphibians

    News | 04 Sep 2014 14:09 | Atul Chandra

    The Indian navy is looking to acquire 18 ShinMaywa US-2i amphibian aircraft, informed sources have told Flightglobal.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/India-looks-to-acquire-18-ShinMaywa-US-2-amphibians-403341/
  • New Delhi approves Apache buy, cancels long-running tender

    News | 29 Aug 2014 17:38 | Atul Chandra

    ​India’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has cleared the procurement of attack and heavy-lift helicopters for the Indian air force, cumulatively worth an estimated $2 billion, while cancelling a decade long effort for the procurement for 197 “Reconnaissance and Surveillance Helicopters” (RSH) worth $1 billion.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/New-Delhi-approves-Apache-buy-cancels-long-running-tender-403173/
  • HAL readies Cheetal delivery for Afghanistan air force

    News | 27 Aug 2014 16:29 | Atul Chandra

    ​Indian state owned airframer Hindustan Aeronautics is preparing to deliver three Cheetal light helicopters to the Afghanistan air force next month. The unarmed helicopters are be transferred via a commercial cargo plane to Kabul International Airport from its Helicopter Division located in Bangalore.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/HAL-readies-Cheetal-delivery-for-Afghanistan-air-force-403076/