Aeroplanes

  • Arun Maira says his book is on reforms needed for stronger economy 13-05-2014 04:23 PM

    New Delhi: Planning Commission Member Arun Maira on Tuesday said that his new book focuses on reforms that can ensure a stronger economy and is "very different" from what others have written recently. Maira's book titled 'Redesigning the Aeroplane While Flying - Reforming Institutions' comes on the heels of books...
  • Kolkata: Gold worth Rs 7.22 crore seized from an aircraft's toilet 20-11-2013 09:40 AM

    Kolkata: Around 24 kg gold estimated to be worth Rs 7.22 crore was recovered from the toilet of an aeroplane at the NSC Bose International Airport in Kolkata. Assistant Commissioner of Customs RS Meena said on Monday night that the cleaning staff found two unclaimed bags in the toilet of...
  • Boeing sets final 787 Dreamliner test flight for Friday 05-04-2013 11:34 PM

    New York: Boeing Co said it plans to make a test flight later on Friday with its 787 Dreamliner jet, aimed at returning the grounded plane to service after more than two months on the ground. Boeing said the flight is scheduled to depart around 11 am PDT (11:30 pm...
  • Hyderabad: Aviation 2012 not a dream show 17-03-2012 09:20 AM

    HYDERABAD: As the five-day India Aviation-2012 opens to the public on Saturday, there is some bad news. The Boeing 787-8 Series Dreamliner made its way back to Seattle as did four others like the Falcon.Of the 22 aircraft stationed at the Begumpet airport, the general public will get to see...
  • Aeroplanes: Made in India 12-11-2011 01:46 PM

    New Delhi: With demand steadily increasing for cheap flights between small towns in India, the country is trying to make its own passenger planes. Designed in India and made in Australia, the CNM5 is the first Indian plane jointly developed by CSIR-NAL, a government lab and Mahindra Aerospace, a private...
  • Solar-powered plane set for world tour 15-10-2010 01:19 PM

    Beijing: The team that built the first solar-powered plane is planning a round-the-world flight within two years, with a stopover in China, a media report Thursday said. "We plan to stop in Hawaii, the US, a European country, Japan and probably China - it is a country that cannot be...
  • Kingfisher flight makes emergency landing 08-10-2010 10:25 AM

    Mumbai: A Kingfisher Airlines Mumbai-New Delhi flight made an emergency landing after a suspected bird-hit here Friday morning, an official said. The flight IT-331 had taken off and was into flight for nearly 15 minutes when the incident occurred and the aircraft returned as "a precautionary measure", the official said....
  • Good, bad and bratty high-flying politicians| Your say 13-04-2008 08:16 AM

    Gone are the days when the Ranji Trophy was regularly dominated by heavyweights who bullied less experienced teams. This change was brought by Rajasthan in the 2010-11 season, when they emerged from nowhere to defy expectations and lift the title. For Rajasthan, it was a dream run last season and...
  • Your view: Are politicians bad fliers? 12-04-2008 04:15 PM

    The Holy Trinity of India's batting – Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman – has scored more than 37,000 Test runs between them and still finds itself in the centre of criticism whenever India struggle. No doubt Laxman and Dravid have struggled to get runs in the current series...