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ANRA Technologies powers trials for deliveries with drones in India

ANRA Technologies has been selected by Swiggy, India’s largest online food delivery service, to evaluate the feasibility of middle mile drone delivery for the company’s Instamart grocery delivery service.  ANRA is providing its UTM, MissionManager and Delivery software platforms for this project, integrated with TechEagle drones. The aircraft will be deployed to replenish stock...

Star Air launches the first non-stop flight between Belagavi and Nagpur

On 16th of April 2022, Star Air, the aviation arm of Sanjay Ghodawat Group will operate the first direct flight between Belagavi and Nagpur under the regional connectivity scheme UDAN. With no prior direct flights between the two cities, Star Air will become the first airline in the history of Indian aviation to achieve this remarkable feat. Also known as the Tiger Capital of India&nb...

Infosys and Rolls-Royce launched Aerospace Engineering and Digital Innovation Centre in India

Infosys and Rolls-Royce inaugurated their joint Aerospace Engineering and Digital Innovation Centre  in Bengaluru, India. This centre has been established to provide high-end research and development services integrated with advanced digital capabilities to Rolls-Royce’s engineering and group business services from India. Infosys and Rolls-Royce’s collaboration has been...

India flybig to acquire up to ten De Havilland Canada Twin Otter series 400 aircraft

Big Charter Private Limited has signed a Letter of Intent to purchase up to ten new De Havilland Canada Twin Otter Series 400 aircraft for operation by its promoted airline, flybig. The companies will work towards a definitive purchase agreement that would include five firm-ordered aircraft and options for another five.  "In conjunction with the UDAN initiative, the Indian Govern...

Welcome new Pratt & Whitney capabilities center in Bengaluru

Pratt & Whitney announced its plans to open a world-class global supply chain support center in Bengaluru, India. The India Capability Center will employ hundreds of analysts and data scientists to augment Pratt & Whitney’s global supply chain, focused on digital capabilities. “We are proud to announce our Supply Chain Support Center in Bengaluru – a first-of-its-...

Embraer displays cutting-edge E195-E2 at Wings India

The largest commercial aircraft by Embraer, the E195-E2 (call sign PR-ZIQ) will be at Wings India 2022 as part of its demonstration tour around India. Showcasing a stunning ‘TechLion’ livery that covers the entire aircraft’s fuselage, this aircraft is the largest member of the new generation E-Jets family, the E-Jets E2, and is designed to seat up to 146 passengers in i...

Star Air celebrates 3 years of connecting real India

On the 25th of January 2022, Star Air, part of Sanjay Ghodawat Group, celebrated its 3rd year of Connecting Real India. As one of India's fastest-growing regional airline, the last 3 years have proven to be the most rewarding years for Star Air. With important milestones achieved, it has made significant strides in Indian aviation in a limited span of time. With a proven trac...

LCI delivered two AW139 helicopters to Heligo

LCI has placed two Leonardo AW139 helicopters on long-term operating leases with its newest customer, Heligo Charters Pvt. Ltd. The state-of-the-art aircraft were recently delivered to Heligo’s base at Juhu Airport in Mumbai, from where they will provide crew transfer services for India’s largest energy company, ONGC.  Nigel Leishman, Executive Vice President &am...

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...