Air Show

  • 5-day Hyderabad air show to start on Wednesday March 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The fourth edition of the Hyderabad international air show will kick off on Wednesday, which is likely to see signing of some big ticket deals by the domestic aviation players. The show, with the theme 'Enhancing Air Connectivity' is being jointly organised by the aviation ministry and industry body FICCI...
  • IAF to hold air show in Nagpur to mark 81st anniversary October 28, 2013

    As part of the ongoing celebrations commemorating the 81st anniversary of the Indian Air Force (IAF), the Maintenance Command will hold an aerial and static display at the Air Force station in Sonegaon here on October 30-31. The show 'Air Force Band' and the local Bhonsla Military school band will be...
  • US: Plane crashes at an air show in Ohio; two dead June 23, 2013

    Washington: Two people were killed in a small plane crash at an air show in the US state of Ohio, a media report said. The crash occurred around 12.45 pm at the 39th Vectren Dayton Air Show near Dayton, Ohio, Xinhua reported citing the Dayton Daily News. A 450 HP Stearman plane...
  • Aircraft crashes in a fireball at Spanish air show May 6, 2013

    Madrid: A historic jet plane crashed into a hangar and exploded in a fireball at an air show southwest of the capital on Sunday, severely injuring its pilot who later died in the hospital, officials said. A spokesman for Spain's Defense Ministry said the pilot, Ladislao Tejedor Romero, 35, an...
  • Aero India-2013 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,...
  • US: death toll in Reno air crash rises to nine September 18, 2011

    Reno: The death toll rose to nine on Saturday in an air race crash in Reno as investigators determined that several spectators were killed on impact as the 1940s-model plane appeared to lose a piece of its tail before slamming like a missile into a crowded tarmac. Moments earlier, thousands had...
  • US: 3 dead, 56 injured in Reno air show crash September 17, 2011

    Reno: A vintage World War II-era fighter plane plunged into the grandstands on Friday during a popular annual air show, killing at least three people, injuring more than 50 spectators and creating a horrific scene strewn with body parts and smoking debris. The plane, flown by an 80-year-old pilot, spiraled suddenly...
  • IndiGo set to confirm $16 bln Airbus order June 21, 2011

    Le Bourget: Budget carrier IndiGo could confirm an historic $16 billion order for 180 Airbus aircraft at the Paris Air Show on Wednesday, industry sources said. The deal was provisionally announced in January but has been mired in further negotiations before it could be signed and go into the Airbus order...
  • Airbus gets $15 billion in orders, committments June 20, 2011

    Le Bourget: European jet maker Airbus SAS took in orders and commitments for 142 aircraft worth $15 billion at list prices on the first day of the Paris Air Show, the company said on Monday. Of note were firm orders for 90 of its A320neo, a version of the workhorse jet...
  • Poland: Air show ends in plane crash tragedy June 19, 2011

    An acrobatics pilot lost his life in Poland after his plane crashed into a river during an air show. ...
  • Spectacular manoeuvres at Bangalore air show February 9, 2011

    Flying Bulls, one of the best air aerobatics team in the world are in Bangalore. ...
  • Air Show crash survivors tell their tale March 5, 2010

    In Hyderabad, the Sagar Pawan air crash at a residential area has left many shaken. Those who saw it happen, recount the shock and horror. ...
  • Hyd crash highlights the dangers the pilots face March 4, 2010

    Turning focus to the Hyderabad the Sagar Pawan air crash, which took place at the second international aviation exhibition once again, brings the focus back on the dangers faced by pilots participating in such shows. About 7 planes have crashed in the last twelve months alone, in air shows around...
  • CJ Exclusive: Hyderabad Navy Air show turned tragic March 3, 2010

    Citizen Journalist Suriya has sent a video of the plane crash near Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad on Wednesday. This video was shot when the CJ was filming the air show from his terrace near the airport. ...
  • Eyewitness video of Hyderabad air crash March 3, 2010

    Two Navy pilots and a civilian died and two persons were injured when a Navy plane crashed at an international aviation exhibition and hit a building in a residential area near Begumpet airport in Hyderabad. The crash occurred on the first day of India Aviation 2010, a five-day event from...
  • Navy pilots killed in air show crash March 4, 2010

    Hyderabad: Two Navy pilots died and two persons were injured when a Navy plane crashed at an international aviation exhibition and hit a building in a residential area near Begumpet airport in Hyderabad. IANS reports Commander S K Maurya and Lt Commander Rahul Nair were killed when the HJT-16 Kiran...
  • Jet crashes during air show in Poland, pilots killed August 31, 2009

    Warsaw, (Poland): A Belarusian fighter jet crashed on Sunday during an air show in central Poland, killing both pilots on board the two-seater plane, officials said. The Su-27 jet went down while performing maneuvers at a festival in Radom, 65 miles (105 kilometers) south of Warsaw. Footage broadcast on state television in...
  • Rain matches gloom at Paris Air Show June 15, 2009

    Le Bourget: Grey, rain-laden skies in Paris matched the mood at the Paris Air Show as it opened on Monday amid tough times for aviation. Already reeling from the global recession, the industry gathering in the city where Air France Flight 447 should have landed only two weeks ago has been...
  • Abhinav Bindra set to fly high in Bangalore air show February 12, 2009

    Olympic gold winner Abhinav Bindra is all set to fly high. Bindra will be flying in an F-16 at the Bangalore air show on Thursday and is quite excited at the prospect. CNN-IBN: What are your preparations? Abhinav Binmdra: I had an extensive medical examination on Tuesday, but after that nothing else. CNN-IBN:...
  • 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 five-day seventh edition of Aero India 2009 began on a sunny and...
  • Watch: Jets that can help fight real battles July 18, 2008

    Jets that can help fight real battles are getting attention at Britain's Farnborough Air Show this week. CNN Correspondent Jim Boulden looks at what's on offer. ...
  • Airbus working on a new bio-fuel May 31, 2008

    New Delhi: With the oil prices soaring, the buzz at the Berlin Air Show this week was all about how to make flying cheaper. Airbus recently announced it was working with Honeywell on a new bio-fuel based on vegetation and algae. ...
  • IAF turns music teacher for Afghans June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Of late, the Indian Air Force has been showing its airtime might in the Bangalore air show and the President’s Fleet Review. And now, in its platinum jubilee year, the IAF will also show off its prowess in the performing arts. In a news that comes as music...
  • India's aviation pride grounded June 20, 2007

    Bangalore: The Indian aviation industry was red faced when a showcase jet “slipped” at the Aero India show in Bangalore on February 8. The intermediate jet trainer (IJT) is supposed to be Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd’s pride, but before an international audience at the show it veered off the runway. India has hawked...
  • Test pilots, pulse of aviation June 20, 2007

    Bangalore: The highpoint of the Bangalore air show has been the spectacular flying displays. Breathtaking stunts of all types generally come with a statutory warning that they are not to be replicated by viewers. Forget the viewers, flying manoeuvres are forbidden to even most qualified pilots. There's just a small...
  • India to buy 126 combat jets: Antony June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: India is all set to buy 126 multi-role fighter jets worth over $5 billion with the decision likely to be taken shortly, Defence Minister A K Antony said on Wednesday. “The procedure (for acquiring the jets) is almost in the final stages. I can assure you that a decision...