Planes

Lockheed Martin signs pact with Tata to make F-16 fighter planes in India

Lockheed Martin signs pact with Tata to make F-16 fighter planes in India

Lockheed Martin signed an agreement with India`s Tata Advanced Systems on Monday to produce F-16 fighter planes in India, pressing ahead with a plan to shift its Fort Worth, Texas plant to win billions of dollars worth of order from the Indian military.

Jun 19, 2017, 17:14 PM IST

Bomb threats reported on two planes due shortly at Brussels airport

Bomb threats have been reported on two aeroplanes due to land shortly at Brussels airport in Zaventem, Belgian state broadcaster VRT reported on Wednesday.

Aug 10, 2016, 23:56 PM IST
All leads have turned out to be bad: Manohar Parrikar on missing AN-32 aircraft

All leads have turned out to be bad: Manohar Parrikar on missing AN-32 aircraft

The search and rescue operation for the missing AN 32 aircraft entered its fifth day.

Jul 26, 2016, 12:20 PM IST
SpiceJet says to order over 150 planes in current financial year

SpiceJet says to order over 150 planes in current financial year

"We are in the process of placing a large aircraft order. The airline will order in excess of 150 planes - we hope to do that in this financial year," Ajay Singh, SpiceJet’s chairman and managing director, told a news conference in Dubai. 

Nov 29, 2015, 14:35 PM IST
Now, aircraft wings that can fix themselves after being damaged

Now, aircraft wings that can fix themselves after being damaged

Researchers were recently able to create aircraft wings with self-healing technology that can help them fix themselves after being damaged.

Jun 07, 2015, 18:55 PM IST

Soon, planes could be flying on fuel from 'fungus'

Soon, you may able to travel on planes that fly on jet fuel from black fungus that is commonly found in decaying leaves, soil and rotting fruit, thanks to a new research.

May 06, 2015, 11:42 AM IST

Pakistan sends 2 planes with relief goods, field hospital to Nepal

Pakistan on Sunday sent two planes with relief goods, a field hospital and several paramedics and rescue workers to earthquake-hit Nepal.

Apr 27, 2015, 00:49 AM IST
GenNext air travel: Changing flights 'mid-air'!

GenNext air travel: Changing flights 'mid-air'!

Scientists are planning to shape the next generation of air travel as they test a system of nuclear-powered planes constantly circling the globe.

Apr 08, 2015, 19:21 PM IST
NASA working on 18-propeller electric plane

NASA working on 18-propeller electric plane

While the world is awestruck at the success of the sun-powered plane called Solar Impulse 2, NASA is working on a more efficient, electric-powered plane that has 18 propellers attached to it.

Mar 22, 2015, 18:40 PM IST

Bengaluru aero show: Planes scuff mid-air but land safely

A mid-air crisis was averted in the ongoing aero show 2015 as two small aircraft scraped through in their flight-path.

Feb 19, 2015, 17:32 PM IST

Global lessors queue up to lease planes to Air India

As many as 14 global aircraft lessors have evinced interest in leasing planes to Air India, which seeks to replace its ageing narrow-body fleet with new fuel efficient planes.

Feb 08, 2015, 16:13 PM IST

Airbus beats Boeing in orders in 2014, but delivers less planes

Airbus said Tuesday it beat Boeing with 1,456 net orders last year, but despite handing over a record 629 planes last year to airlines it is still trailing its US rival in deliveries of commercial passenger jets.

Jan 13, 2015, 15:44 PM IST
Science Congress: 'Ancient India had flying technology'

Science Congress: 'Ancient India had flying technology'

Ancient India had planes, claimed Captain Anand J Bodas, a retired principal of a pilot training facility, on Sunday, the second day of the Indian Science Congress hosted at Mumbai University.

Jan 04, 2015, 22:53 PM IST

Passenger airplanes on Al Qaeda's terror radar?

In an attempt to ruin the Christmas festivities, terror group Al Qaeda is reportedly planning an attack on passenger Airplanes under their 'operation jingle bells'!

Dec 05, 2014, 11:14 AM IST
Automated cockpits affect pilots' emergency skills

Automated cockpits affect pilots' emergency skills

Prolonged use of cockpit automation negatively impacts pilots' ability to remember how to perform these key tasks in case of an emergency, a new research shows.

Dec 02, 2014, 18:10 PM IST

Record $23.4 billion deals signed at China's airshow

 China has signed more than 300 trade deals worth a record USD 23.4 billion during its air show in the southern port city of Zhuhai, organisers said today.

Nov 16, 2014, 20:10 PM IST

China to mass market electric plane

 China is set to soon put its indigenously developed two-seater electric plane into mass production, media reported Friday.

Nov 14, 2014, 17:39 PM IST

DNA: Stray animals on runway put passengers' life at risk

A recent incident of Spicejet hitting a buffalo on the Surat runway, made the Minister of Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapathi Raju, direct the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to conduct an inquiry into the matter and asking the regulators to ensure that such accidents do not recur. But the constant intrusion of stray animals into the run way has raised serious concern for both the animals and passengers on board.

Nov 11, 2014, 00:27 AM IST

DNA: Increasing eve-teasing menace force girls to quit school in Allahabad

A school girl raped by bus driver. DNA analyses Prime Minister Narendra Modi's selection of Cabinet Ministers.

Nov 11, 2014, 00:13 AM IST

Windowless plane to take off soon

Imagine flying in a plane without windows! Your imagination may soon become a reality with a British company working on such a plane.

Oct 28, 2014, 16:58 PM IST