World  /  Published 14.02.20

Altitude changes may cut aircraft climate impact

Altering the altitude of less than 2 per cent of flights may reduce aircraft-linked climate change by 59 per cent, according to a study. Aircraft contrails -- the white streaks aircraft leave in the...
By PTI in London

India  /  Published 04.02.20

Govt introduces bill to amend Aircraft Act in LS

The government on Tuesday introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha to amend the Aircraft Act whereby the fine amount for violations will be hiked from Rs 10 lakh to up to Rs 1 crore.The Aircraft (Amendment)...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.12.19

First female pilot in Indian Navy

Sub-lieutenant Shivangi has broken the glass ceiling, becoming the first woman pilot in the Indian Navy.On Monday, she joined operational duties at the naval base at Kochi in Kerala, defence ministry ...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.11.19

Navy MIG trainer crashes in Goa

An Indian Navy MIG trainer aircraft crashed near a village in Goa on Saturday noon, a senior defence official said.Both the pilots ejected safely, said Indian Navy Flag Officer, Goa, Rear Admiral Phil...
By PTI in Panaji

North East  /  Published 16.10.19

Sukhois, Hawks zip across abode of clouds

The Eastern Air Command began its first phase of fighter operations exercise on Wednesday from four airfields where Sukhoi and Hawk aircraft are deployed.In the first phase, the exercise commenced at ...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

Science  /  Published 03.09.19

A wingless aircraft that flies on air

More than 72 years ago, a supposed sighting of “flying saucers” in the sky over northwestern US kicked off a worldwide craze over UFOs (unidentified flying objects). The mass frenzy around mysteri...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

Business  /  Published 11.07.19

Vistara to fly abroad

Vistara, a joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, on Thursday announced the launch of its international operations from next month with flights to Singapore from New Delhi and Mumbai....
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.06.19

CBI graft case in arms deal

The CBI has registered a graft case against unknown officials of the Indian Air Force, the defence ministry and fugitive arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari in connection with alleged corruption in the Rs 2,8...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.06.19

CBI case against arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari, often linked to Vadra

The CBI has registered a case against unknown officials of Indian Air Force, defence ministry and arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari for alleged corruption in procurement of 75 Pilatus basic trainer aircraft...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.06.19

Drop tank hits Goa airport

The Goa airport was briefly closed on Saturday afternoon and several flights to the coastal state were diverted following a fire caused by a drop tank of a naval fighter aircraft, a Navy official said...
By PTI in New Delhi


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