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Vinata Aeromobility all set to reveal Asia first hybrid flying car

Vinata Aeromobility Hybrid Powered Flying car and Air Cargo are both set for launching which will be held this October 5th in Excel London at the world's largest Helitech Exhibition. Vinata has achieved this foremost important milestone through the seed stage funding with angel investor Mr. Mohan Paroha. He is the founder of Paroha Developers, Paroha Technologies, Paroha...

India to complete trainer jet certification with freshly supplied engines from Rostec

The United Engine Corporation of Rostec supplied the Indian HAL Corporation with two AL-55I engines. They will be used for the final stage of certification tests of the Indian HJT-36 aircraft.  The United Engine Corporation completed work to increase the service life of the two supplied engines to 300 hours. During the project, the design resource of the AL-55I engine was gradually increas...

SARANG Aerobatic Team - true icon of MAKE IN INDIA

The Sarang Helicopter Display Team has evolved from the Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Evaluation Flight, which was formed at Bengaluru in 2003, to evaluate the indigenous helicopter ‘Dhruvʼ, prior to its induction into operational service. True to its name the ALH has been a guiding beacon, standing out like the Pole star in the Indian Aviation sector. A true icon of MAKE IN INDIA....

Service life of Indian Trainer Jet Engine increased to 1,200 hours

An Indian HJT-36 training aircraft took to the skies powered by the AL-55I jet engine, created by United Engine Corporation of Rostec. It happened during the international aerospace exhibition Aero India 2021. The service life of the engine was recently increased to 1,200 flight hours. AL-55I is a double-circuit turbojet engine designed by UEC-Saturn and produced in cooperation...

To meet new COVID-19 requirements Mumbai Airport introduces mobile-enabled kiosks

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport has introduced nearly 50 of SITA’s mobile-enabled kiosks, becoming one of the first airports in India to deliver a completely contactless way for passengers to check-in for their flight. The technology allows passengers to use their mobile device to interact with kiosks. This significantly reduces the need to touch surfaces i...

First airline in South Asia with lie-flat beds on narrowbody jet - Vistara received first Airbus A321neo

Vistara took delivery of its first Airbus A321neo aircraft. The aircraft - which is part of the order of 50 from the Airbus A320 Family signed in 2018 - arrived in Delhi from Airbus production facility in Hamburg, Germany. This addition makes Vistara the first airline in South Asia to offer lie-flat beds on a narrowbody aircraft and one of the few such airlines across the world. Vis...

10000 Student Days of Training: Pratt & Whitney Customer Training Center in India

Pratt & Whitney announced a recorded 10,000 student days of training at its Customer Training Center in Hyderabad, India. Launched in 2015, the center in Hyderabad is one of the three Pratt & Whitney training centers operating globally which offer specialized DGCA and EASA Part 147 approved trainings. The center offers advanced training for airline customers, MRO operators, as well as...

Airbus set for strong presence at Wings India 2020

Airbus will highlight its class-leading products, technologies and services at India’s largest civil aviation show – Wings India. The biennial event will be held at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad from 12-15 March 2020. Airbus will exhibit at Stand 9 in Hall A. At Airbus’ stand, visitors will be able to experience a scale model of its single-aisle A220 aircraft, which is...

Russian Helicopters signs an events roadmap for Ka-226T helicopter production localization in India

Russian Helicopters has signed a roadmap at the Defexpo 2020 exhibition with the Russian-Indian company Indo-Russian Helicopters Limited (IRHL) for localization of Ka-226T helicopter production in India. The document defines the main stages and terms for organizing production of the Ka-226T helicopter and its units in India with respect to the date when the corresponding contract will be sign...

GKN Aerospace $10 million investment in new facility in India

GKN Aerospace will officially open its all-new facility for Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) in Pune, India. GKN Aerospace India will celebrate this significant milestone with an inauguration ceremony on Wednesday 4th December. GKN Aerospace Leadership, together with State of Maharashtra Government officials, as well as investment partners and customers, will come together to recog...

Airbus’ FHS-TSP solution to maintain Vistara A320 fleet

Vistara has signed a long-term contract to partner with Airbus for their Flight Hour Services - Tailored Support Package (FHS-TSP). The contract will cover engineering and maintenance for 62 aircraft, including 23 existing ones. The FHS-TSP contract provides integrated and guaranteed services ranging from the supply and repair of components to the manufacturer’s unique Fleet Technica...

Vistara Inaugurates Flights to Dubai

Vistara and a JV of Tata and Singapore Airlines, inaugurated its daily service between Mumbai and Dubai. Dubai is Vistara’s second international destination in its network, with which the airline becomes the only one to offer the choice of Premium Economy class for travel between India and the UAE (in addition to Business and Economy class). Mr. Himanshu Gupta, Chief Commissione...