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Mysterious object shot down by IAF's Sukhoi-30 jet was US-made balloon

Mysterious object shot down by IAF's Sukhoi-30 jet was US-made balloon

The mysterious balloon-shaped object, which was shot down by a Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft in Rajasthan's Barmer district on Tuesday, was actually a US made balloon.

Republic Day, 2016: Sukhoi-30s fly above Rajpath in 'Trishul' formation

Sukhoi-30s - fly above Rajpath in 'Trishul' formation

Over Rs 834 crore spent on Sukhoi maintenance

New Delhi: A sum of Rs 834.76 crore was spent in 2013-14 for the repair and maintenance of country's frontline fighter aircraft Sukhoi-30, government informed the Rajya Sabha Tuesday.

Russian tech not to blame in Sukhoi crash, says envoy

Russia on Monday said there was no glitches on the part of Russian technology in India's front line combat aircraft Sukhoi-30 fleet which was cleared for flying last month after being grounded for nearly a month following a crash.

Russian technology not to blame: Envoy on Sukhoi plane crash

Russia on Monday suggested that its technology could not be blamed for the recent crash of a Sukhoi-30 frontline fighter plane that led to the grounding of the entire fleet for a month and indicated possible human error behind it.

Sukhoi-30s cleared for flying after being grounded for a month: IAF

Sukhoi-30s cleared for flying after being grounded for a month: IAF

India's frontline combat aircraft Sukhoi-30 fleet, which was grounded after a crash near Pune, will be back in air "within a week's time", Air Force Chief Arup Raha on Friday said.

Sukhoi-30s remain grounded; Court of Inquiry in final stages

Nearly a month after a Sukhoi-30 fighter plane crashed near Pune, the entire fleet of front line combat aircraft continues to remain grounded pending a Court of Inquiry (CoI) that is in its final stages.

IAF's Sukhoi crashes near Pune; pilots safe

A Sukhoi-30 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force crashed at a village near here this evening with both the pilots ejecting to safety, defence and police officials said.

India, Russia sign 10 pacts, progress on nuke front

India and Russia on Monday signed 10 agreements in diverse areas and made "good progress" in resolving related to the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.

IAF Sukhoi-30 jets have a design flaw: Browne

The aircraft had crashed at Wade Bholai village soon after it took off from Lohegaon air base. Two pilots of the fighter plane managed to bail out safely.

IAF Chief in Malaysia to bolster defence ties

NAK Browne will visit the Gong Kedak and Subang airbases to discuss professional exchanges, Sukhoi-30 training, maintenance and logistic issues.

Blackbox of crashed Sukhoi recovered

Blackbox, of the Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter
aircraft which crashed here earlier this week, has been

‘Within seconds I was in sky, I felt inspired’

When Wing Commander asked Prez Patil
whether she would like to do manoeuvring, her reply was "Oh Yes".

It was an honour flying the President: Pilot

Flying President Pratibha Patil in a Sukhoi-30MKI was an honour and a pleasure, Wing Commander S Sajan said Wednesday.

President gets special briefing for her Sukhoi flight

President Partibha Patil, who
plans to create history by becoming the first woman to fly in
an Indian Air Force fighter jet on November 25.