AERO

  • A flying bike coming in 2017; can carry two people up to a height of 10 feet above the ground May 19, 2014

    New York: A US company is planning to launch a hightech flying bike in 2017 which is designed to carry two people up to a height of 10 feet and reach speeds of up to 72 km/h. The Californiabased company has announced that it will be launching its AeroX hoverbike...
  • Kingfisher Airlines seek $236 million in damages from engine-maker IAE September 3, 2013

    A founder group company of grounded Indian carrier Kingfisher Airlines Ltd is seeking about $236 million in damages from engine-maker International Aero Engines for allegedly supplying "inherently defective" engines, the airline said. United Breweries (Holdings) Ltd has filed a lawsuit against International Aero Engines AG and its shareholders in a court...
  • IAF sacks Wing Commander over bribery charges July 16, 2013

    New Delhi: IAF has dismissed a Wing Commander who was allegedly caught demanding a bribe of Rs 20,000 from officials of a French defence firm at the Aero India show in Bangalore in 2011. Wing Commander A K Thakur was dismissed after a General Court Martial found him guilty of seeking...
  • Aerobatic display marks the conclusion of Aero India 2013 February 11, 2013

    Bangalore: Aerobatic display by metal birds enthralled tens of thousands of aviation enthusiasts at Yelahanka airbase in Bangalore on Sunday as the curtains came down on the fiveday Aero India 2013, Asia's premier airshow. 'Sarang', the helicopter display team of Indian Air Force, 'Flying Bulls' of Czech Rupublic and valiant 'Russian...
  • Asia's biggest air show kicks off in Bangalore February 6, 2013

    Bangalore: Kicking off Asia's biggest aerospace exposition here, Defence Minister AK Antony on February 6 said the focus of the country is achieving self reliance in the defence sector. Aero India 2013 showcases the latest international technology in military and civil aircraft, avionics and subsystems, as well as radars in...
  • Aero India show begins today in Bangalore, US again lead exhibitor February 6, 2013

    New Delhi: India's premier airshow Aero India opens in Bangalore on Wednesday with the world's aerospace majors in attendance. Although big ticket aircraft deals are done or in process, India still offers a lucrative market for makers of helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles and air defence systems. The US is again the...
  • Aero India: Top US firms eye Indian defence pie February 4, 2013

    Washington: A large industry delegation from the US will participate at Aero India 2013 in Bangalore showcasing advanced capabilities geared towards India's air, land, naval, and internal security systems needs. Focused on enhancing industrial partnership and meeting India's defence modernisation requirements, the USIndia Business Council (USIBC) has sent its largest...
  • Aero India2013 to showcase civil, military aircraft January 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The ninth edition of Aero India will be held February 6 to 10 at Bangalore with over 53 civil and military aircraft from leading manufacturers across the globe expected to participate in the event, an official said Monday. The show, to be inaugurated by Defence Minister AK Antony,...
  • Don't shift Aero India show from Bangalore: CM July 4, 2012

    Bangalore: Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda has urged Union Defence Minister A K Antony not to shift the Aero India show from the city. The biennail event is being held at the Indian Air Force (IAF) Station, Yelahanka. In a letter addressed to Antony, the Chief Minister stated that...
  • Bangalore: Namma sky party at NASA June 21, 2012

    Bangalore: When the likes of Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg perpended, innovated and created what could change the world, they not only had the thinking but also the right acumen to sell it and manage the idea as an enterprise in the long run. Both were in their later teen...
  • Limited edition Toyota Corolla Altis Aero launched June 6, 2012

    To mark the 10 years since the world's largest selling car nameplate, Corolla was introduced in India; Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has launched a limited edition Corolla Altis Aero trim. It is based on the existing Euro IV J grade 1.8 L petrol variant and is priced at Rs 11.47...
  • Aero India: India's indigenous combat chopper February 13, 2011

    Bangalore: This is the light combat helicopter, India's first indigenously made attack gunship. This Aero Show is the first time it's been shown off to the world media. It's a rare machine, one that can fly and attack even at the heights of Siachen Glacier. Wing Commander Unni Pillai, Chief...
  • CNNIBN flies light combat aircraft Tejas February 12, 2011

    CNNIBN brings you the thrill involved in flying India's first homegrown fighter jet. ...
  • IAF's aerobatic team set to perform at Aero India February 11, 2011

    Bangalore: The Indian Air Force's aerobatic team Surya Kiran will perform at the Bangalore air show on Friday. The pilots of the Surya Kiran team feel it is a privilege to fly the machines and say it's a different high when they paint the Indian skies in tri color....
  • High demand for business jets at Aero India February 9, 2011

    A Rs 42,000 crore deal has been signed for medium multirole combat aircraft at the Bangalore show. ...
  • Aero India: world's top jets at Bangalore February 9, 2011

    Bangalore: From a modest beginning in 1993 as AviaIndia, where only a few aviation assets were displayed, the Aero India has today become Asia's biggest air show. The biannual event, which is held at the Air Force Station, Yelahanka for five days, ranks as one of the largest attended air shows...
  • US official in India to discuss defence, trade February 8, 2011

    Washington: Ahead of the Defence Policy Group meeting in Washington next month, US Assistant Secretary of State for PoliticalMilitary Affairs, Andrew J Shapiro, is in India beginning Tuesday to hold a series of discussions with his Indian counterparts on defence and trade related issues. The State Department, in a statement, said Shapiro's...
  • CNNIBN flies the F/A18 Super Hornet February 7, 2011

    CNNIBN's Karma Paljor joins an exclusive group of civilians to fly the F/A18 Super Hornet. Karma flew the plane at the Bangalore Air Show on Monday. ...
  • India's indigenous fighter to fly at aero show February 7, 2011

    Bangalore: Almost three decades after it was conceived and after running up a staggering 3,000 percent cost escalation, India's indigenously developed fighter will on Wednesday for the first time be seen in its true role of a combat jet at the AeroIndia international air show in Bangalore. The Tejas light combat...
  • Clinton to visit India for strategic dialogue January 20, 2011

    Washington: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to India this spring, most likely in early April, for the next round of IndiaUS Strategic Dialogue. She would be accompanied by a number of other Cabinetlevel officials as part of the administration's efforts to expand the scope of the Strategic Dialogue. "Secretary...
  • 68 feared dead as plane crashes in Cuba November 5, 2010

    Havana: A plane reportedly carrying 68 people crashed in central Cuba on Thursday and there were no initial reports of survivors, according to staterun news media and sources at Havana and Santiago de Cuba airports. Cuban television said the plane was an ATR72212 twin turboprop aircraft that belonged to Cuba's stateowned...
  • Dell launches $ 100 Aero smartphone August 25, 2010

    Los Angeles: Dell Inc on Tuesday released its first US smartphone, entering the increasingly crowded market with a 3.5inch Android device called the Aero that costs about $ 100 on AT&T's network. The longanticipated move by the computer manufacturer puts Dell in competition with Apple Inc, the market leader in smartphones,...
  • In pics: Aero India 2009 ends on Sunday February 16, 2009

    The fiveday Aero India 2009 ends on Sunday, February 15. ...
  • Watch: The showstoppers at Aero India 2009 February 16, 2009

    It was a fiveday carnival of magnificent planes and flamboyant flying. As India's biggestever airshow concludes in Bangalore on Sunday, Vishal Thapar walks you through the scenestealers at the show. ...
  • F16 aircraft crash averted during Aero India 2009 February 16, 2009

    Bangalore: A tyre of an F16N Super Viper fighter aircraft of the global defence and aerospace major Lockheed Martin burst on landing during the final day of the Aero India 2009 at Yelahanka Airbase on Sunday. Paul Randal, the pilot of the aircraft, successfully brought the aircraft to a halt and...
  • Abhinav Bindra on a new high after fighter jet ride February 13, 2009

    Yelahanka airbase: What does it take to give a new high to an Olympic gold medalist? A ride in a supersonic fighter aircraft! Golden boy Abhinav Bindra did just that on Thursday, chasing a rare thrill of streaking through the skies in a rocket of an aircraft. The famous onehour celebrity...
  • Bindra takes fighter aircraft ride, exhilarated February 12, 2009

    Bangalore: Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra took a spin in the iconic fighter aircraft F 16 at a Bangalore air show earlier on Thursday. This was Bindra's maiden one hour sortie in a fighter aircraft. He rode tandem with former US Navy pilot Paul Randall He was given the basic feel...
  • Biggest air show in the country begins in Bangalore February 11, 2009

    Bangalore: Over the next five days aircraft from America, Europe, Russia and India will be fighting for airspace over the Bangalore skies. A record 592 companies are participating in Aero India 2009 with more than half of them from foreign countries. In fact China is sending a delegation for the...
  • In pics: World displays its air power in Bangalore | Read February 11, 2009

    Called the 'war theater', Aero India 2009 left spectators speechless in awe. ...
  • India's aero show takes off with a roar February 11, 2009

    Bangalore: Aero India 2009 took off to a roaring start Wednesday with India flaunting its air power in a stunning aerobatics display by fighter jets, helicopters and jet trainers. Billed as the biggest biennial event in South Asia, the fiveday seventh edition of Aero India 2009 began on a sunny and...