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Explained: Why HAL removed Lord Hanuman’s image from its trainer jet at Aero India 2023
The Aero India 2023 show in Bengaluru is drawing in huge crowds and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited's (HAL) HLFT-42 trainer jet is one of the big attractions at the event. The plane initially had the sticker of Lord Hanuman on its tail to display the power of the aircraft
Aero India 2023: HAL unveils new-age supersonic trainer for easy shift to top notch Rafale, Sukhoi
The Hindustan Lead-in Fighter Trainer (HLFT-42) is also projected to be highly customizable for an export-oriented market. The aircraft is expected to be scalable, interoperable and can be configured according to the requirements of customers
Ready to build new military transport aircraft, HAL tells IAF
The Indian Air Force (IAF) already has started the procurement process for a Medium Transport Aircraft (MTA) that would have a cargo-carrying capacity of between 18 and 30 tonnes and be used for a variety of transport aircraft duties
IAF's Mi-17 helicopters to become more lethal, will get made-in-India armour
The IAF will now equip its Mi-17 helicopters with indigenous armour that will improve their ability to withstand fire from small arms and snipers. This will enable these helicopters to perform better in operations involving close quarters combat
First Made-in-India Dornier aircraft takes off on maiden commercial flight from Assam to Arunachal Pradesh
Regular flight operations of made-in-India Dornier aircraft are slated to start from 18 April, 2022 on the Dibrugarh-Pasighat-Lilabari-Dibrugarh route
From Mi-4 to Light Combat Helicopters: India’s Armed Forces’ copter fleet has come a long way
The need for the LCH was realised after the Kargil War of 1999. It is the only attack helicopter in the world, which can land and take-off at an altitude of 5000 m (16,400 ft) with considerable load of weapons
HAL recruitment 2022: Apply for 21 teaching vacancies in Bengaluru; check notification here
Candidates applying for the teacher posts should have good communication skills in English
HAL's Intermediate Jet Trainer completes six-turn spins: All you need to know about aircraft
The Intermediate Jet Trainer, designed and developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, was conceived to provide stage II training of IAF pilots
Rafale 'kickback' controversy: How jet deal exposes the dirty hands of Congress
There are umpteen reports in the public domain which suggest in no uncertain terms that it is just not the Congress but it is the very Congress culture that is most decadent. For decades the party made the defence sector a den of brokers and middlemen
Mysterious loud sound heard in Bengaluru; residents compare it to last year's sonic boom
The silicon city had witnessed a similar incident in May 2020, after which the defence department claimed that the sound was a sonic boom that was caused by a test flight
Book excerpt: In The Tejas Story, a retired air marshal chronicles his experiences of test flying the LCA jets
The story that comes to life through his book is that of his team of pilots and of the LCA programme itself, how it was commissioned, the challenges in the development phase and the pressure of realising the dream of domestically developing a fighter plane.
Day after successful test flight, Defence Acquisition Council clears acquisition of 83 Tejas aircrafts from HAL for Indian Air Force
Tejas, the first Light Combat Aircraft in Final Operational Clearance-standard (SP-21) took to the skies for its maiden flight in Bengaluru on Tuesday.
Narendra Modi to inaugurate DefExpo in Lucknow today; five-day exhibition to showcase products from around 856 Indian defence firms
India's biennial DefExpo will kickstart in Lucknow on Wednesday with the aim of showcasing the potential of the country to become a global defence manufacturing hub.
Hindustan Aeronautics employees to go on 'indefinite strike' from Monday over failure in talks on wage revision
While the HAL on Sunday said workers decided to go ahead with the "indefinite strike" despite it making "all-out efforts" to avert it, an apex body of the employees' unions said the management 'refused' to consider their "fair and reasonable demands"
MS Velpari takes over from Sunil Kumar as Director (Operations) of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited at its at Bengaluru HQ
MS Velpari has taken charge as Director (Operations) at Bengaluru-headquartered Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) from Sunil Kumar who superannuated on Wednesday
India’s move to acquire 114 fifth generation combat jets impressive but leaves IAF vulnerable for years to come
Fact is that this latest call to the world, while impressive, does not address the immediate paucity in the fighter frontline in IAF
Mirage 2000 crash in Bengaluru: Black box data points to technical malfunction, rules out pilots' error, say IAF sources
Black box data of the Mirage 2000 that crashed in Bengaluru killing two IAF pilots has suggested that it was not due to pilot error and indicated towards technical malfunction related to sensors
IAF quality audit in 2013 blamed UPA, NDA govts of inaction to address issues of fund crunch, vintage aircraft
The 2013 confidential quality audit report of the IAF clearly indicts the decision makers in the UPA and previous governments including NDA 1 headed by Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
HAL not interested in Rafale deal now, says chairman R Madhavan; rejects claims of company being ignored by govt
HAL chairman R Madhavan told reportersthe political fight over Rafale has not affected the company's morale and business prospects."Yes, we do feel bad when there are bad things said, but it has not affected us," he said.
Karnataka court imposes Rs 70,000 fine on Hampi temple vandalisers, orders them to restore pillars under police supervision
A Karnataka court on Tuesday imposed a fine of Rs 70,000 on four people in Hampi for damaging ancient pillars of a ruined temple at the world heritage site and ordered the guilty to restore the pillars in the presence of the state police.