18 Dec 2019
NASA's 'low-boom' supersonic X-plane will take off soon
Despite having the technology for supersonic travel for decades, we don't have a single plane that could fly passengers at speeds exceeding that of sound (343 m/sec).
22 Sep 2019
Two Air India flights suffer damages amid turbulence; crew injured
An Air India plane from Delhi to Vijayawada encountered severe turbulence which resulted in a commode in one of the lavatories being ripped out. Cabin crew were also reportedly injured in the incident, which occurred on September 17.
13 Mar 2019
Indian aviation watchdog grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8s after #EthiopianAirlinesCrash
The Indian aviation watchdog, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), has decided to immediately ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes in the country. This comes days after the Ethiopian Airlines crash in which 157, including four Indians, were killed.
26 Feb 2019
India v/s Pakistan: A comparison of military strength and weapons
In the aftermath of the Pulwama attack by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed, ties between India and Pakistan have sharply deteriorated.
09 Feb 2019
5 expensive things popular talk show host Oprah owns
Oprah Winfrey is one of the world's most recognizable icons. She is famous for being a talk show host, media executive, actress, television producer and is also known for her philanthropy.
28 Jan 2019
Aspiring fighter-pilots, good news! Indian Air Force to launch mobile-game
For those who dare to fly, and always dreamed of being a fighter pilot, the Indian Air Force has a surprise for you.
04 Jan 2019
HAL gets approval to produce weaponized version of LCA Tejas
The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has been given the nod to manufacture a weaponized version of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas for the Indian Air Force.
19 Dec 2018
Russia has enough missiles without violating treaty: Putin to US
Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday rejected the US claim that Russia has developed a new cruise missile in violation of a key nuclear treaty.
11 Dec 2018
IndiGo plane makes emergency landing after smoke detected in cabin
In a terrifying incident, thick smoke spread inside the cabin of a Kolkata-bound IndiGo flight causing it to make an emergency landing.
06 Oct 2018
Trump climbs into aircraft with toilet paper stuck to shoe
Toilet paper and shoes have often gone together and created hilarious scenes for many. And the best part, most of them are usually oblivious about it.
25 Sep 2018
Gujarat: IAF set to exhibit aerial skills of various aircraft
The Indian Air Force (IAF) will exhibit the aerial skills of its various aircraft at an air show in Gujarat's Vadodara city on Wednesday and Thursday (26-27 October).
18 Sep 2018
Plane carrying 15 people shot down by Syrian missile: Russia
Russia's Defense Ministry said one of its reconnaissance aircraft with 15 people on board has been brought down by a Syrian surface-to-air missile over the Mediterranean Sea.
23 Aug 2018
The world's biggest aeroplane, Stratolaunch, will carry rockets into space
In what is possibly the most audacious flying machine ever designed, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, on August 20, unveiled Stratolaunch - the world's biggest aeroplane.
30 Jun 2018
Fourth-time-lucky: Vijay Mallya's favorite aircraft finally sold
Beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya's favorite luxury airplane, Airbus A319, which is parked at the Mumbai Airport since 2013, has finally got a buyer.
29 Mar 2018
IndiGo tire burst in Hyderabad Airport affects Bengaluru flights
Bengaluru Airport flight operations were severely hit after an IndiGo airplane suffered a tire-burst at Hyderabad Airport yesterday night.
14 Mar 2018
Dog dies after flight attendant forces it into overhead cabin
A dog died on a United Airlines flight when an attendant forced its owner to place it in the overhead cabin during the entire 3.5-hour journey.
14 Mar 2018
Customized Boeing 777s ready for PM, president, vice-president by 2020
For the first time, two Boeing 777-300 ERs are being customized for the Indian president, vice-president and prime minister, and will be ready for use by 2020, officials said.
09 Mar 2018
Airbus to deliver 1 aircraft per week over 10 years
European aerospace major Airbus expects to deliver one aircraft per week on an average to Indian carriers over the next ten years.
24 Feb 2018
Armed forces need over 400 drones to step up defense
To step up its defense, Indian armed forces require more than 400 drones, including directed energy weapons (DEWs) and submarine-launched remotely piloted aircraft, over the next 10 years.
20 Feb 2018
Maharashtra signs Rs. 35,000cr deal with India's first individual aircraft-maker
The Maharashtra government has inked a Rs. 35,000cr deal with India's first individual aircraft maker Amol Yadav to set up an indigenous factory in Palghar.
11 Feb 2018
Russian jet with 70 people on board vanishes, suspected crashed
A Russian aircraft carrying at least 62 passengers and six crew members vanished from radar screens after taking off from a Moscow airport.
07 Feb 2018
French Air Force chief takes sortie on India's indigenous Tejas
The Chief of Staff of the French Air Force, General Andre Lanata, flew a sortie on the Indian Air Force's (IAF) Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas today in Rajasthan.
03 Jan 2018
MiG-29 crashes at Goa airport, catches fire, pilot safe
A MiG-29 fighter aircraft of the Indian Navy burst into flames after veering off the runway at Goa airport during takeoff.
26 Dec 2017
Made-in-India aircrafts now to be used for commercial flights
PM Modi's "Make in India" initiative is all set to reach a new level. Soon, we will be flying regional flights in indigenously-built flights.
24 Dec 2017
World's largest amphibious plane makes maiden flight
The world's largest amphibious aircraft, the AG600, made a successful one-hour-long maiden flight today from Zhuhai airport in the Guangdong province on the South China Sea coast.
22 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaries: IAF issues proposal for 83 advanced Tejas Mk-1A warplanes
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) to the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for 83 upgraded Tejas Mk-1A light combat aircraft (LCA) worth nearly Rs. 60,000 crore.
19 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaries: How the IAF is losing its mid-air refueling capability
The Indian Air Force's (IAF) six Ilyushin IL-78 aircraft are used to refuel fighter jets in mid-air.
14 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaries: All you need to know about IAF's C-17 airlifter
With India's growing status as a global power, comes the need for its military to demonstrate its presence far and wide.
12 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaries: Indian Navy's sea hawk P-8I Poseidon protects the nation
In recent months, there's been an increase in the Chinese navy's forays into the Indian Ocean Region (IOR).
24 Nov 2017
#DefenseDiaries: Why the Su-30MKI is the backbone of the IAF
Recently, a modified Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jet test-fired a supersonic BrahMos-A Air-Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM).
22 Nov 2017
US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crashes in Pacific Ocean
A US Navy aircraft having 11 people on board has crashed into the Pacific Ocean, southeast of Okinawa, Japan.
11 Nov 2017
#DefenseDiaries: IAF believes Tejas isn't enough to protect Indian skies
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has told the government that the indigenously-developed Light Combat Aircraft Tejas isn't enough to protect Indian skies.
04 Nov 2017
#DefenseDiaries: C-130J Super Hercules, IAF's versatile workhorse
Recently, the Indian Air Force landed its Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules transport plane on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway.
23 May 2017
DGCA to train 120 engineers for 'airworthiness'
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has decided to train 120 "airworthiness-engineers" who were hired over the last 3-4 years. The training is being conducted so they can fit their job-description better.
07 May 2017
India, Russia to ink 5th generation fighter design deal soon
After several years of delay, sources said India and Russia are likely to sign the deal to finalize the detailed design of the fifth-generation fighter aircraft and commence production of the same.
28 Apr 2017
Growing Chinese influence in IOR: China builds second aircraft carrier
In a bid to compete with India for influence in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), China launched added a second aircraft carrier, classified as Type001A to its fleet.