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FAA bans US airlines from flying over Syria

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 05:41

The US aviation regulator on Monday ordered airlines based in the United States to stop flying over Syria, citing a "serious potential threat" to civil planes.

Russia prepares 5th-generation fighter for India

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 01:09

Russia`s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has completed the front-end engineering design of the Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) for India`s Air Force, UAC president Mikhail Pogosyan said Friday.

Pakistan drone aircraft crash lands

Last Updated: Sunday, August 10, 2014, 18:02

A drone belonging to Pakistan Air Force on Sunday crashed while landing at an airbase in eastern province of Punjab.

14 aircraft grounded in 2014 after DGCA surprise checks

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 13:57

A total of 14 aircraft have been grounded by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation this year following surprise checks conducted as part of its oversight activity to ensure strict compliance of safety regulations.

Rolls Royce not to be blacklisted

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 21:26

The Defence Ministry has decided against blacklisting British engine manufacturer Rolls Royce and allowed the armed forces to do business related to essential requirements with the firm, which is facing a CBI probe for allegedly paying commissions and employing middlemen in contracts with state-owned HAL.

Chinese passenger plane manufacturer bags order for 60 planes

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 23:14

China's airline company Joy Air on Saturday inked a deal with Chinese airplane manufacturer AVIC for the purchase of 60 locally made Xinzhou passenger aircrafts.

Child`s body found in wheel well of US military plane

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 00:43

The body of an adolescent boy was found in a wheel well of a US military cargo plane after the aircraft landed in Germany over the weekend, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

IAF receives 6th C-17 Globemaster III aircraft

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 09:09

The Indian Air Force on Monday received its sixth C-17 Globemaster heavylift transport aircraft which also carried a World War II vintage `Harvard` aircraft in its belly.

China begins trial production of world`s largest amphibious aircraft

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 21:10

Trial production of the TA600 amphibious aircraft, intended to be the world`s largest, has started in China and is expected to undertake its maiden flight next year, a company executive said today.

IAF to get more aircraft

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:27

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is in the process of inducting more Su-30 MKI aircraft and Light Combat Aircraft, Parliament was informed on Friday.

China`s aircraft carrier puts naval ambitions on show

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 08:53

At a northern quayside China`s first aircraft carrier dwarfs nearby vessels, its take-off ramp rising higher than the top deck of the cruise ship at the next berth, symbolising the country`s naval ambitions.

Missile system used to down MH17 came from Russia: John Kerry

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 22:26

The sophisticated missile system used to shoot down a Malaysian jet was given to pro-Russian Ukraine rebels by Russia, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday.