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Should India focus on turboprops and leave the RJs to Sukhoi?

It has been a little while so let’s get back to some regional aircraft chat, shall we? For starters, some interesting news is coming out of India about the Government’s plan for a 70-110-seater. The Hindu reports that Indian scientists, developers and operators met last week to initiate the regional aircraft project. Key quote: “The […]

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Six is a crowd: India reveals plan for 70-plus seat regional jet

“Monkey see monkey do. Just what the world needs, another bloody regional jet.” So said one observer upon learning that India is looking to build a 70- to 100-seat RJ. I’m guessing that the aviation industry may have a similar reaction. Reports out of India say state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has been asked by the government […]

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