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India’s debutant C-17 reaches home

Apologies for the lack of action on The DEW Line while the Paris air show was in full swing last week. Our three-strong defence team, like the rest of the Flightglobal/Flight Daily News staff, worked some crazy hours in some of the worst weather conditions we’ve ever encountered in Le Bourget, and unfortunately blogging wasn’t […]

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India picks A330 tanker – again

Airbus Military earlier this week confirmed what lndian media reports had suggested late last year – that its A330 multi-role tanker transport (MRTT) has been selected by the nation’s air force for the second time. Pitted against the Ilyushin Il-78MK, seven of which are already flown by the Indian air force, the modified A330 (Airbus […]

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Video and photos from India AEW&C roll-out

No thanks to some serious airline cancellations, diversions and delays, I made it to Brazil just a few hours before the scheduled roll-out of the ERJ-145 airborne early warning and control platform (AEW&C) for the Indian air force. Here’s video of the big moment when the curtain fell.India will install the Centre for Airborne Surveillance […]

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