Aircraft

Iranian oil tanker collides with vessel off China coast, 32 crew members missing

Iranian oil tanker collides with vessel off China coast, 32 crew members missing

The 32 missing crew members were all from the oil tanker.

Jan 07, 2018, 12:33 PM IST
Indian Air Force takes part in Blue Flag, Israel's largest air exercise, for the first time

Indian Air Force takes part in Blue Flag, Israel's largest air exercise, for the first time

For the first time, the Indian Air Force or IAF is participating in Blue Flag 2017, Israel's largest aerial exercise.

Nov 06, 2017, 13:43 PM IST
Guided glide bomb has high precision: DRDO chief

Guided glide bomb has high precision: DRDO chief

The Smart Anti Airfield Weapon (SAAW) guided bomb that India successfully test-fired on Friday has higher precision and is much cheaper compared to missiles, DRDO Chief S. Christopher said on Sunday.

Nov 05, 2017, 18:07 PM IST
Lightweight material may help create hypersonic aircraft

Lightweight material may help create hypersonic aircraft

An extremely lightweight material can withstand a high temperature and stress, a step towards developing hypersonic aircraft able to travel at five to 10 times the speed of sound.

Oct 11, 2017, 13:35 PM IST
Indian Air Force turns 85: 10 amazing facts

Indian Air Force turns 85: 10 amazing facts

The IAF has come a long way since its inception on 8th October 1932.

Oct 08, 2017, 12:01 PM IST
Owl feathers may inspire quieter aircraft, turbines

Owl feathers may inspire quieter aircraft, turbines

Numerous aero-acoustic studies have examined the effect of wing porosity, inspired by the quiet plumage features of owls.

Sep 27, 2017, 18:47 PM IST
Airfields in Tibet lack military infrastructure for offensive ops: Air chief Marshal B S Dhanoa

Airfields in Tibet lack military infrastructure for offensive ops: Air chief Marshal B S Dhanoa

The Air chief's remarks come against the backdrop of the recent Doklam stand-off with China which ended after both the countries disengaged troops following a prolonged face-off.

Sep 09, 2017, 22:01 PM IST
Pakistan Air Force jet crashes on routine training near Sargodha in Punjab province

Pakistan Air Force jet crashes on routine training near Sargodha in Punjab province

A little over a week ago, a senior PAF officer had embraced martyrdom when his aircraft crashed near Mianwali while on a routine operational flight.

Aug 17, 2017, 12:44 PM IST
Australia finds US military aircraft that crashed off northeast coast

Australia finds US military aircraft that crashed off northeast coast

The US Marine Corps had suspended a search for the three Marines missing since the MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft crashed while on regular operations on Saturday.

 

Aug 07, 2017, 15:38 PM IST

Luggage screening intensified after Australia foils 'attempt to attack an aircraft'

Australian Federal Police Commissioner Andrew Colvin said a court ruled on Monday that the four could be detained without charge for seven days from their arrest under counterterrorism laws.

 

Jul 31, 2017, 08:59 AM IST
Owls’ wings could hold key in making aircraft and wind turbines quieter

Owls’ wings could hold key in making aircraft and wind turbines quieter

Researchers from Japan and China found that the serrations in the leading edge of owls’ wings, gaining new insight into how they work to make the bird’s flight silent.

Jul 05, 2017, 22:44 PM IST

Four confirmed dead in small plane crash in Japan

The single-propeller plane with four people on board plunged into Japan's Northern Alps in Tateyama on Saturday. 
 

Jun 04, 2017, 13:11 PM IST
Cuba: Passenger plane crashes, killing 39 people on board

Cuba: Passenger plane crashes, killing 39 people on board

A passenger plane Antonov An-26 aircraft crashed in Cuba reportedly killing all 39 people on board.

Apr 30, 2017, 09:08 AM IST

Grassoline' to power future aircraft developed

This lactic acid can serve as an intermediate chemical to produce other compounds such as biodegradable plastics (PLA) or fuels.

Apr 02, 2017, 12:43 PM IST

Chinese pilot acted legally in encounter with US military plane over South China Sea: Report

A Chinese pilot had responded "legally and professionally" to a close encounter between military planes from China and the US over the South China Sea, a media report said on Saturday.

Feb 11, 2017, 15:52 PM IST
NASA's space radio system can track aircraft in real time across the globe

NASA's space radio system can track aircraft in real time across the globe

NASA's powerful radio communications network allows us to receive data such as pictures of cryovolcanoes on Pluto - or tweets from astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

Jan 30, 2017, 17:20 PM IST

Mysterious debris crash-lands in northern Myanmar

A large metal cylinder thought to be from a Chinese satellite or aircraft fell from the sky and slammed into a jade mining area in northern Myanmar, state media reported on Friday.

Nov 11, 2016, 13:18 PM IST
Mystery of Bermuda Triangle may finally be solved

Mystery of Bermuda Triangle may finally be solved

Strange clouds forming above the Bermuda Triangle could explain why dozens of ships and planes have mysteriously vanished in the notorious patch of sea.

Oct 21, 2016, 22:10 PM IST

DNA: How will Indian defense gain strength after multi-role combat aircraft Rafale?

How Indian defense will gain strength after multi-role combat aircraft Rafale? Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Sep 24, 2016, 00:35 AM IST

US grants Airbus, Boeing a chance to sell airplanes to Iran

European airplane manufacturer Airbus announced the license from the US Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control early Monday. Chicago-based Boeing followed with its own announcement later in the day.

Sep 22, 2016, 06:45 AM IST