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Pictures: Aero India 2019 opens with missing man flypast, B-52, A330neo and more

Aero India 2019 opened today at Yelahanka Air Force Station. The show which was inaugurated by the defence minister of India began with a series of flypasts, one of which was a missing man formation to commemorate Wing Commander Sahil Gandhi, the pilot who lost his life in the Surya Kiran crash yesterday. Innugural Flypast The show began with a …

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Aero India 2015: What to expect this time?

With Aero India 2015 kicking off this week, many are wondering what is in store for this edition on “Asia’s Premier Airshow”. Here’s the rundown of what to expect out of this year’s airshow. Six Aerobatic display teams This edition of Aero India will see six aerobatic teams display their flying prowess. The displays will include the Scandinavian Air Show …

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Farnborough air show 2014 kicks off. Inside the Boeing 787-9.

The 2014 of the Farnborough air show kicks off later today with all the big names in aviation showcasing the best they have to offer. The Bangalore Aviation team were at the show today and will kick off our show coverage with these pre-show pictures. We were also invited onto the first Boeing 787-9 made (ZB001), the airplane is in …

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Sukhoi delivers its first Superjet to Gazpromavia

Image Credit: Sukhoi by BA.com StaffRussian aircraft manufacturer Sukhoi Civil Aircraft delivered its first Sukhoi Superjet as an SSJ100 LR to Gazpromavia Airlines. The first SSJ100 LR for Gazpromavia (MSN 95033) was presented during a delivery ceremony at the  International Aviation & Space Salon MAKS Airshow in Moscow. The Gazpromavia SSJ100 LR features an all-economy class configuration with 90 seats. …

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Sberbank and UAC build up operating leasing of Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft at MAKS air show

Skerbank and UAC have signed a Memorandum of Intent (MoI) to collaborate on the leasing of the Sukhoi Superjet 100. Find more details below. 27th August 2013 UAC, represented by JSC Sukhoi Civil Aircraft and JSC Sberbank Leasing, are planning to perform joint promotion of Russian aircraft Sukhoi Superjet 100 in Russian and international markets. The respective Memorandum of Intent …

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Sukhoi confirms order for 20 Superjets from Ilyushin Finance Co

Earlier today at the MAKS air show in Moscow, Sukhoi announced that lessor Ilyushin Finance Co (IFC) has ordered 20 Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft. Find more details below. 27th August 2013 On August 27 2013 in the framework of the International Aviation and Space Salon МAKS Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company and Ilyushin Finance Co (IFC) signed two firm contracts for …

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IAF Sukhoi Su-30MKI crashes at Pokhran range. Fourth crash of frontline fighter. Crew safe.

IAF Su-30MKI in a flypast at AeroIndia 2011 A Su-30MKI air superiority fighter of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed at Pokharan range, Rajasthan, earlier today around 1920 IST (1350Z). Both the crew ejected safely and there is no damage reported to any civilian property of any casualties on the ground. A spokesperson for the IAF could not divulge details …

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Photo Essay: Aero India 2013 – third day

The third day of Aero India 2013 showed some performers who were sorely missed from the beginning of the show. Most notably, the Russian Knights, who finally arrived after being delayed in New Delhi, and the flight of the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III which was grounded due to technical problems for the first two days of the show. A photo …

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Photos: Russian Knights finally arrive at Aero India 2013 in Bangalore

The long awaited Russian Knights aerobatic demonstration team finally arrived at Air Force Station Yelahanka, on the outskirts of Bangalore, at around 12:30pm today, the third day, of Aero India 2013. The arrival of the Knights was delayed after a three-day delay that a member of the Russian delegation confirmed was caused “by delay in internal security clearance” at the …

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Images: Aeroflot SSJ100 in SkyTeam Livery

Russian national carrier Aeroflot has released images of its new Sukhoi Superjet (SSJ) 100 in the SkyTeam Alliance livery. The carrier’s SSJ-100 becomes the first Russian built aircraft to ever be painted in an alliance livery. Aeroflot currently operates 5 of the 87 seat (12F/75Y) Superjets on regional routes, and has 25 more on order. Aeroflot SSJ-100 SkyTeam Livery Aeroflot …

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Indian Air Force Sukhoi Su-30MKI frontline fighter aircraft crashes near Pune

IANS is reporting that a Sukhoi Su-30MKI the frontline air superiority fighter of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed near Pune around 13:15 local (07:45Z) today. Both the pilots bailed out to safety, an officer said. The fighter belongs to a squadron of the Su-30MKI which is based at the Lohegaon Air Force Base to protect amongst others, the economic …

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India and Russia sign fifth generation fighter aircraft design contract

India’s Ministry of Defence controlled Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) and Russia’s Rosoboronexport and Sukhoi signed a contract todday for the preliminary design of the Indo-Russian Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA). The FGFA aircraft to be jointly developed is termed Perspective Multi-role Fighter (PMF). The PMF draws upon the basic structural and system design of the Russian FGFA Technology Demonstrator PAK-FA …

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Farnborough 2010 – bounty of orders for the Boeing-Airbus duopoly

As the world economy slowly rebounds, the 2010 edition of the Farnborough air show is turning out to be an order feast for the duopoly of Boeing and Airbus S.A.S, along with orders for newcomers Sukhoi and regional jet manufacturer Embraer. The show began with Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Jim Albaugh saying “The market is clearly coming back …

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Is India relying to heavily on the Indian Air Force Sukhoi Su-30MKI to counter China?

Defence minister A.K. Antony informed the Rajya Sabha that the Indian Air Force (IAF) is extremely happy with its front line air superiority fight, the Sukhoi Su-30MKI, and will increase its fleet to 230 aircraft by 2015, notwithstanding the recent crash of one. China has been increasing it’s belligerence over the north eastern state of Arunachal Pradhesh and has a …

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Indian Air Force suffers first crash of Sukhoi Su-30MKI

The Indian Air Force (IAF) suffered the first crash its prestigious Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter earlier today when it crashed early this morning while on a routine training exercise. The pilot Wing Commander S.V. Munje ejected safely, but navigator Wing Commander P.S. Narah was unfortunately killed. The crash occurred at 1030 (0500 GMT), about 70 km south-east of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan …

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