Tag: Aircraft

Nearly 350 aircraft inspected in last few months, says Aviation Ministry

The ministry said that DGCA ensures timely corrective action on deficiencies noted during oversight of certified operators and maintenance of record thereof.

  • Monday, 01 August 2022
Tiny yet important: Know why aeroplane windows have holes
Tiny yet important: Know why aeroplane windows have holes

Generally, the flights fly at more than 30,000 feet altitude. The tiny holes known as bleed holes are specially designed to maintain air pressure inside the cabin of the plane at the higher altitude.

  • Sunday, 03 July 2022
India Requires 2,210 Aircraft Over Next 20 Years, Says Airbus

The forecast was announced by Airbus on the sidelines of Wings India 2022, Asia's largest civil aviation show which began here on Thursday.

  • Thursday, 24 March 2022
Chinese-made world's largest amphibious aircraft completes successful flight

Beijing: China’s home-grown amphibious aircraft AG600, claimed by Beijing as the world’s largest, carried out its first take-off and landing on waters on Saturday. Developed and built by the state-owned aircraft giant Aviation Industry Corporation of China, the seaplane took off from the Zhanghe Reservoir in Jingmen, Hubei’s province, at 8.51 a.m., and stayed airborne […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Sridevi's body to be brought back in Anil Ambani's aircraft

Mumbai: In a moving gesture, Indian industrial magnate Anil Ambani has sent an aircraft to Dubai to bring back Bollywood actress Sridevi Kapoor’s body to India later on Sunday, sources said. The 13-seater private jet, (Embraer-135BJ) belonging to Reliance Transport & Travel Ltd, left Mumbai for Dubai around 1.30 pm on Sunday. “It is expected […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Trai recommends allowing mobile services during air travel

New Delhi: Travel industry observers have welcomed the Indian telecom regulator’s recommendation to allow both Internet access and mobile phone calls on board aircraft in Indian airspace. “It is a progressive move and good for today’s travellers who want to be connected all the time,” Sharat Dhall, COO (B2C) with Yatra.com told IANS. “Also brings […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Boeing to manufacture aircraft components near Bengaluru

Bengaluru: Global aerospace major Boeing is planning to manufacture aircraft components and subsystems at a new facility it would soon set up on the city’s outskirts, a senior official informed on Tuesday. “The state government on Monday approved Boeing’s proposal to set up an engineering and technology facility with electronics and avionics manufacturing and assembly […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
US Navy aircraft crash: 8 rescued off Japanese coast

Tokyo: Eight persons have been rescued after a US Navy aircraft carrying 11 people aboard crashed off the coast of Japan on Wednesday, the Japanese Defence Ministry said. Rescue operations were being conducted jointly by the US military and the Japanese Self-Defence Forces. Preliminary US military reports indicated that engine failure may have caused the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Aircraft built on terrace in Mumbai, ready to soar

Mumbai: A commercial pilot who made a full-fledged aircraft on the terrace of his residence has been awarded a registration by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, a top official informed here on Monday. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis formally handed over the DGCA certificate to Capt. Amol Yadav, presently a Deputy Chief Pilot with Jet […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Panel falls from aircraft, smashes into car in Japan

Tokyo: A panel weighing 4.3-kg fell from a plane shortly after take-off from a Japanese airport and smashed the window of a car being driven below, news reports and the airline said on Sunday. No one was injured but aviation authorities will send safety inspectors to the western city of Osaka to investigate, said national broadcaster […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Coast Guard aircraft with three aboard missing

Chennai: An Indian Coast Guard Dornier aircraft with three crew members aboard has gone missing, a senior official said today. He added that search operations are on. The aircraft took off from Chennai airport yesterday evening but did not return after surveillance sorties. The last contact with the aircraft was made at 11 p.m. on […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
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Don’t Allow This Rogue MP To Board An Aircraft Ever Again

By Sandeep Sahu The ugly incident at the New Delhi airport in which Shiv Sena MP from Osmanabad (Maharashtra) Ravindra Gaekwad thrashed a senior Air India (AI) official with his sandals in full view of the crew has had at least one good fall-out. It has revived the call for a ‘no fly’ list of […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
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HAL admits to delays in receivables from IAF, Army

Bengaluru: Claiming that its financial condition was stable and robust, state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) on Thursday admitted that receivables amounting to Rs 9,500 crore were delayed from customers including the Indian Air Force (IAF) and Indian Army. “Our finances are stable and robust. There is no problem with our financial condition as we have Rs […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
We didn't lose any Su-30 jet; Pakistan's claims false: Defence Ministry

New Delhi: India did not lose any Su-30 fighter jet during a dogfight with Pakistani jets on February 27, the government said here on Tuesday and added Pakistan was making “false claims” to hide the loss of a F-16 aircraft. “All the Su-30 aircraft engaged in combat with Pakistani fighter jets landed back safely. Pakistan […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Passengers complain as flight cancellations continue

New Delhi: As airlines continued to cancel more flights on Thursday, passengers took to the social media to vent their ire. On the second straight day, 32 SpiceJet flights were axed on Thursday following the grounding of its 737-MAX aircraft. The budget carrier said: “Due to cancellations and rescheduling of some of our flights, we […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021