20 Dec 2018
New Zealand: Trousers caused helicopter crash that killed three people
In October, three people, on-board a helicopter, were killed when it had crashed in New Zealand.
04 Dec 2018
#AgustaWestlandScam: Chopper deal 'middleman', Christian Michel, being extradited to India
Alleged AgustaWestland chopper scam middleman, Christian James Michel, who is wanted by several Indian investigative agencies, is reportedly being extradited from the United Arab Emirates to India tonight.
25 Aug 2018
Govt clears procurement of 111 Naval helicopters at Rs. 21,000cr
In a major decision, the Defense Ministry today gave its nod to the acquisition of 111 Utility Helicopters for the Navy at a cost of over Rs. 21,000cr besides approving separate procurement proposals worth nearly Rs. 25,000cr, according to officials.
13 Aug 2018
Tajikistan: 16 people feared dead in helicopter hard landing
Up to 16 people, including 13 climbers and 3 helicopter crew, were unaccounted for after a hard landing by the helicopter in the mountains of Tajikistan, the Central Asian country's emergency committee said today.
04 Aug 2018
18 killed in Russian helicopter crash in northern Siberia
Russia today said 18 people were killed when a helicopter crashed on its way to an oil station in northern Siberia early today.
30 Jul 2018
Feasibility study in Tamil Nadu on heli-tourism submitted: Tourism Minister
Soon, Pawan Hans services could be available for tourists in Tamil Nadu as a feasibility report on heli-tourism has been submitted to the Tamil Nadu government, Minister of Tourism K J Alphons informed the Lok Sabha today.
15 Apr 2018
Bengaluru: India's first air taxi service to get bigger
After a month since its launch in Bengaluru, HeliTaxii fleet is going to get bigger.
03 Apr 2018
Mi-17 IAF chopper crashes in Uttarakhand, no casualty
Six people on board were injured when a Mi-17 chopper of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Kedarnath, Uttarakhand, while landing this morning.
11 Jan 2018
Rope snaps armymen slither down Dhruv chopper, three injured
Three army soldiers were injured when they were slithering down a rope from a chopper and the rope snapped.
25 Nov 2017
#DefenseDiaries: India's Ka-226T helicopter is a jack of all trades
200 Kamov Ka-226T light-utility helicopters are being acquired and will be assembled by India under a $1 billion agreement in 2015.
01 Nov 2017
Govt. clears Rs. 21,738 crore project to 111 naval helicopters
The procurement of 111 naval utility helicopters (NUH) worth Rs. 21,738 crore for the Indian Navy has been approved by the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
24 Aug 2017
Arun Jaitley to inaugurate made-in-India helicopters' production line
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley would reportedly inaugurate a production line of Light Combat Helicopters (LCHs) developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for Indian Air Force and Army on 26 August.
23 Aug 2017
India launches bids for 234 helicopters for navy worth $5bn
The Indian government has launched a global competition for 123 naval multi-role helicopters (NMRHs) and 111 armed naval light utility helicopters (NUH).