Chetak

  • IAF to hold air show in Nagpur to mark 81st anniversary 28-10-2013 08:33 PM

    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...
  • Defence body to decide on replacing ageing IAF choppers 29-10-2012 10:10 AM

    New Delhi: The Defence Acquisition Council is set to meet on Monday where a decision is expected on replacing the military's ageing Cheetah and Chetak helicopters of the Indian Air Force. The meet comes amidst allegations of bribery which threaten to torpedo the VVIP helicopter deal. Italian defence major Finmeccanica...
  • Three IAF men killed in chopper crash in Jharkhand 11-09-2010 08:08 PM

    Pakur (Jharkhand): Three Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel, including two pilots and a co-pilot, were killed on Saturday when a Chetak helicopter carrying them crashed at a remote place in Jharkhand because of bad weather. The chopper was on its way to Bagdogra air base from the air force station...
  • Chetak chopper crashes in B'lore, 2 pilots injured 27-08-2010 02:07 PM

    Bangalore: A Chetak helicopter crashed during a routine trainee sortie at the HAL Rotary Wing Academy here on Friday, leaving the pilot and a trainee injured. The pilot Air Commodore (Retd) Roy Asxey (59) and the trainee official Veerendra (25) have been hospitalised, officials in Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd said. The...