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Aerospace department of IIT Kanpur creates a robot bird

Aerospace department of IIT Kanpur has created a robot bird. Watch the full report here.

Andhra looks to attract Rs.20,000 crore investment in defence, aerospace

Andhra Pradesh is looking at Rs.20,000 crore investments in the aerospace and defence manufacturing sector by 2020, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said here on Wednesday.

Boeing to take $536 mn tanker charge in Q2

Boeing said Friday that its second-quarter earnings will include a charge for additional costs to complete the huge KC-46A aerial refueling tanker program for the US Air Force.

Tata Steel says 720 UK jobs could become redundant

Tata Steel said 720 British jobs could become redundant in its speciality and bar business, which is being refocused on high-value markets such as aerospace.

Boeing, Tatas sign pact for aerospace, defence manufacturing

Boeing, Tatas sign pact for aerospace, defence manufacturing

Global aircraft maker Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems today signed a pact to collaborate in aerospace and defence manufacturing as well as to tap into integrated systems development opportunities, including unmanned aerial vehicles.

Mantis shrimp inspires 'stronger' body armor, athletic gear design

Mantis shrimp has inspired the scientists to create new range of stronger aerospace and automotive frames, body armor and athletic gear like football helmet.

GE Aviation, Mahindra to collaborate on aero structure manufacturing

Mahindra group has expanded its partnership with GE Aviation by signing an agreement to make aerostructures at the Indian group's new aerospace facility in Bangalore.

Mahindra bags multi-million dollar aerospace deal with Airbus

The Mahindra Group Monday clinched a multi-million dollar aerospace contract with European consortium Airbus at the Paris Air Show, marking a major milestone in the 'Make in India' initiative.

Germanwings crash: Pilot feared going blind, contacted 41 doctors in 5 years

Germanwings crash: Pilot feared going blind, contacted 41 doctors in 5 years

The Germanwings co-pilot who deliberately ploughed a plane into the French Alps saw 41 doctors in five years, seven of them in the month before the crash that left 150 dead, a prosecutor said Friday.

Airbus group merges India business units

Global aerospace major Airbus on Wednesday announced merging its Indian business divisions into a single entity to support its Make in India plans.

Germany grounds Airbus A400M after Spain crash

Germany`s air force has temporarily grounded its sole Airbus A400M until an investigation determines the cause of the crash of a plane of the same type in Spain, a military spokesman said Sunday.

White paper sought from NAL on development of Civil Aircraft

Union Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said he has sought a white paper from the National Aerospace Laboratories regarding the development of Civil Aircraft.

South Korea opts for KAI-Lockheed in USD 7.8 bn fighter deal

South Korea on Monday selected Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) and partner Lockheed Martin for a multi-billion-dollar contract to develop 120 "indigenous" fighter jets to replace Seoul's ageing fleet.

Andhra Pradesh govt mulls setting up aerospace, aviation hubs in state

In a bid to attract investments into the aerospace, defence and aviation sectors, the Andhra Pradesh Government on Thursday said it is mulling to set up related industrial hubs in the state.

Sukhoi30 fighter jet crash: Russia blames human factor; Indian Air Force denies

Sukhoi30 fighter jet crash: Russia blames human factor; Indian Air Force denies

Russia on Thursday blamed "human factor" for the crash of a Sukhoi 30 MKI fighter aircraft in October last year that led to the grounding of the entire fleet of India's frontline fighter plane for a month, a charge denied by the Indian Air Force.

Tatas see Rs 2,500 cr revenue from defence, aerospace in FY'15

The Tata group Wednesday said it is expecting over Rs 2,500 crore revenue from defence and aerospace sectors in the current financial year.

Egypt ends US arms 'monopoly' with French jet fighter deal

Egypt`s decision to buy 24 Rafale jet fighters from France underscores its determination to diversify its sources of weapons and reduce its dependence on the United States, experts said.

3D-printed engine parts future of space launches: NASA

3D-printed engine parts future of space launches: NASA

 A team of NASA researchers has found that 3D manufactured copper parts could withstand the heat and pressure required of combustion engines used in space launches.

US eyes defence, aerospace deals worth $3-5 billion with India

Modi's visit also comes at a time when his government is looking to attract more foreign investment as part of efforts to bolster the country's economy.

Indian-origin researcher develops new quality control system

An Indian-origin researcher Mitul Tailor from the Loughborough University in Britain has developed a computer software system that can be used in quality control in virtually any industry -- from car and aerospace to beauty treatments.