Aero India

February 6, 2013 - 4:39am

 

Cessna sees growing demand in India for both its Caravan and Citation families. The U.S. manufacturer believes that business applications for the aircraft will increase in response to anticipated government reforms intended to improve infrastructure and free up market access.

February 6, 2013 - 3:50am

Maini Global Aerospace (MGA), the Bangalore-based design and manufacturing company, is looking for opportunities provided by Indian defense offsets that will help fuel its aggressive expansion plan. It expects to boost annual revenue from approximately $60 million to about $100 million by 2015.

February 5, 2013 - 3:01pm

Major suppliers of indigenous Indian aerospace and defense equipment should ensure at least 50 percent of the equipment is procured from original suppliers, while the rest could be outsourced, an industry seminar in Bangalore was told on Monday. “Multiple vendors often come with allied issues, resulting in poor product support.

February 5, 2013 - 12:22pm

Indian-Russian joint venture Multirole Transport Aircraft Ltd (MTAL) is making its airshow debut at the Aero India event in Bangalore this week.

February 5, 2013 - 11:59am

Maintenance provider Air Works India Engineering soft-launched its new Aircraft Appearance Division in Mumbai on January 30. The cabin interiors facility has already been approved by India’s civil aviation authority and next year is expected to get certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency next year, according to assistant marketing vice president Dhiraj Chhabra.

February 5, 2013 - 9:02am

India is becoming an important market for Embraer, which is promoting its entire line of products at this week’s Aero India show. According to the Brazilian airframer.

February 5, 2013 - 7:27am

India’s bid to design and develop its own indigenous civil aircraft is once again under discussion. According to government sources, a new policy decision is expected on the civil aircraft program by February 12.

February 5, 2013 - 7:00am

India’s defense minister A K Antony today admonished the country’s Defense Research Development Organization (DRDO) for “delays in delivery” and said he was “impatient” to see completion of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) program. Antony was addressing the “Aerospace products- challenges in design to deployment” seminar held as part of the biennial Aero India show in Bangalore.

February 5, 2013 - 6:15am

Northrop Grumman is at the Aero India show highlighting capabilities in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) including airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) systems and the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye for maritime reconnaissance and unmanned aerial vehicles.

February 5, 2013 - 5:44am

Development of the Akash tactical surface-to-air missile system, the first indigenous SAM to be inducted into the Indian military (for both the air force and army), has been a valuable learning process for Indian engineers, according to deputy project director G. Chandramouli.

 
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