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US Navy testing more sophisticated pilotless helicopters

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 13:21

The helicopter kicked up a cloud of freshly fallen snow that partly obscured the ground below, but despite the poor visibility, it gently touched down in a landing that was unremarkable except for the fact no one was at the controls.

TMC writes to EC on use of choppers by Modi, Sonia

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 22:50

Trinamool Congress on Wednesday wrote a letter to the Election Commission asking how Narendra Modi and Sonia Gandhi could use Pawan Hans helicopters for public meetings.

DGCA to keep an eye on air charter firms flying politicians

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 16:08

With the DGCA cracking the whip on air charter firms flouting safety norms, the companies busy flying politicians for poll campaign would now report to the aviation regulator on operational issues once every week from tomorrow.

MI-17 V5 helicopters inducted at IAF`s Jamnagar airbase

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 22:03

Indian Air Force on Wednesday formally inducted Russia-made MI-17 V5 series helicopters, known for their manoeuvring and weight-carrying capacity, at its Jamnagar base in Gujarat.

MI-17 V5 helicopters inducted at IAF`s Jamnagar airbase

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 21:16

The Indian Air Force on Wednesday formally inducted Russia-made MI-17 V5 series helicopters, known for their manoeuvring and weight-carrying capacity, at its Jamnagar base in Gujarat.

Syria helicopters carry out raids on Lebanon border

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 19:13

Syrian military helicopters launched three raids on areas inside Lebanon near the border town of Arsal on Wednesday morning, witnesses and Lebanon`s official news agency said.

Bihar leaders begin helicopter campaign

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 14:51

Politicians in Bihar Wednesday began their campaign to woo voters for the April-May Lok Sabha election by taking a helicopter ride to various public meetings in the state.

Four feared dead as US military helicopter crashes in UK

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 05:21

Four people were feared dead after a US military helicopter crashed in eastern England during a routine training operation on Tuesday, police and US officials said.

Lebanon Army fires on Syria aircraft for `first time`

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 03:01

The Lebanese Army used its air defence systems against Syrian helicopters on Monday after they carried out a raid inside Lebanese territory, a military source told a news agency.

Chopper service resumes in Twanag

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 13:34

After a gap of 31 months, chopper service was re-introduced in Tawang district, bordering China with the Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd (PHHL) resuming its passenger services between Naharlagun, Guwahati and Tawang.

U`khand govt to seek MI 26 copters for flying border road construction materials

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 15:47

Uttarakhand government will seek help of MI 26 helicopters to fly building material and equipment to some high altitude areas for the construction of ten border roads close to the India-China and India-Nepal borders in the state.

Jodhpur Air Force station to receive five Dhruv helicopters

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 18:10

Jodhpur Air Force station is all set to receive a batch of five Dhruv advanced light helicopters, a defence spokesperson said on Sunday.