Tag Archives | Aero India

Cleaning up

The following article first appeared as a leader in Flight International 26 February 2013. It was a question about helicopters that flustered Indian defence minister AK Antony at the recent Aero India show. A journalist asked about the interminable competition for 197 reconnaissance and surveillance helicopters (RSH). “This is a question for the defence acquisition […]

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The future of the UK’s airborne assets and Iran’s dubious stealth fighter

A UK Royal Air Force Panavia Tornado GR4 is the cover feature star of this week’s Flight International (12 February), in which Defence Editor Craig Hoyle takes a look at what the Ministry of Defence’s 10-year equipment plan means for the country’s various airborne assets. Meanwhile, Dave Majumdar examines the claims being made by Iran for […]

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Patience will out

The following first appeared as the lead Comment in 29 January 2013 Flight International Aero India is a show to be not so much attended as survived. After navigating the torturous process of obtaining Indian visas, and paying extortionate amounts to profiteering Bengaluru hoteliers, on 6 February the world’s defence aerospace sector will find itself […]

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Flight International India special

The 29 January edition of Flight International has an in-depth feature package on the Indian aerospace and aviation scene ahead of the country’s main air show, Aero India. Journalists from our Singapore bureau have visited New Delhi and other cities to look at India’s current defence procurement shopping list and assess signs that the government is […]

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