SUKHOI

  • News 360: Toddler raped in Bangalore school, third child abuse incidence in the last 6 months 2 days ago

    As the news about the alleged rape of a three-year-old in a private school in Bangalore spread, ruckus broke out on Wednesday morning outside the institution. Shocked parents gathered at the school premises seeking information about the unfateful incident. ...
  • Indian Air Force grounds entire Sukhoi-30 fleet, safety checks on 2 days ago

    New Delhi: India has grounded its entire Sukhoi-30 fleet and each aircraft is undergoing a thorough technical check following a recent crash near Pune. The fleet of about 200 twin-engine Su-30s would be back in air only when they are cleared by the technical review. "The fleet has been grounded and...
  • Snapshot: Sukhoi crashes near Pune village, pilots safe October 14, 2014

    Pune: An Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jet Su-30MKI crashed at village near Pune on Tuesday evening. The incident happened at village Theoor around 6.30 pm. Both the pilot and the co-pilot ejected safely. The plane was reportedly on a training sortie when it crashed into a field. ...
  • IAF fighter jet Su-30MKI crashes near Pune October 14, 2014

    Pune: An Indian Air Force fighter jet Su-30MKI crashed at village Theoor near Pune on Tuesday evening. Both the pilot and the co-pilot have ejected safely. The plane was on a training sortie when it crashed into a field. It crashed while coming in for landing at a distance of approximately...
  • IAF celebrates 81st anniversary October 1, 2013

    A series of events including display of various types of aircraft and military weapons featured in the 81st anniversary celebration of the Indian Air Force at its 32 Wing station at Jodhpur on Monday. The 32 Wing, known as "Desert Warriors", was established in Jodhpur on January 1 in 1971, with...
  • Antony to inaugurate Su30 squadron at Thanjavur air base May 27, 2013

    Thanjavur: Defence Minister AK Antony on Monday will inaugurate an airbase here to house squadron of IAFs lethal Su30 MKI combat aircraft, making it the first fighter squadron in south India that will help maintain vigil over the Indian Ocean region. The Indian Air Force (IAF) will base a squadron of...
  • Rajasthan: Sukhoi aircraft crashes in Jaisalmer, pilots safe February 19, 2013

    Jaipur: A Sukhoi 30 aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer district on Tuesday evening but both the pilots bailed out safely. There was no loss of life or damage to property on the ground, Defence spokesman SD Goswami told PTI. The aircraft was to participate in IAF's...
  • Russia to seek big arms deals with India December 20, 2012

    Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes to conclude deals on the sale of fighter jets and aircraft engines to India next week which could be worth more than $7.5 billion, defence industry sources said on Wednesday. Putin, who visits India on Monday, has his sights set on selling 42 Sukhoi...
  • India to buy more Su30 MKI fighter jets from Russia October 11, 2012

    New Delhi: India is all set to procure 42 Su30 MKI combat aircraft and 71 mediumlift helicopters from Russia. The issue was discussed during meeting between Defence Minister AK Antony and his Russian counterpart Anatoly Serdyukov in New Delhi and an agreement in this regard is expected to be signed...
  • Dhoni, Sachin not to fly Sukhoi at this point: IAF October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: More than a year after Sachin Tendulkar and Mahendra Singh Dhoni did not avail the offer to fly in its frontline Su-30MKI combat aircraft, the IAF on Tuesday suggested that they would not be able to fly in any of their fighter jets in near future as the...
  • IAF Sukhoi30 jets have a design flaw: Air Chief August 4, 2012

    Pune: Air Chief NAK Browne on Saturday said the IAF has identified a "design flaw" with the Russianmade supersonic fighter aircraft Sukhoi30 though nothing is wrong with its "airworthiness". "We have identified a FlyByWire problem with the aircraft. It is a design issue and we have taken it up with the...
  • Indonesia: No survivors found in Sukhoi crash May 10, 2012

    Jakarta: Rescuers who on Thursday morning spotted on a mountain slope in Indonesia the wreckage of a Sukhoi superjet 100 that went missing a day earlier with around 50 people on board said there was no sign of any survivor, an official said. Russia has opened a criminal case into...
  • Indonesia: Bodies found at Russian jet wreckage May 10, 2012

    Cidahu (Indonesia): Rescuers discovered bodies on Thursday near the shattered wreckage of a new Russianmade passenger plane that smashed into the steep side of an Indonesian volcano during a flight to impress potential buyers. All 45 people on board were feared dead. Due to the remoteness of the crash site, the...
  • Russian superjet's wreckage found in Indonesia May 10, 2012

    Cidahu: A helicopter spotted the shattered wreckage of a Russianmade passenger plane Thursday that crashed into a steep cliff on a longdormant Indonesian volcano during a demonstration flight to potential buyers and journalists. There was no sign of survivors among the 47 people on board. Family members, many of whom spent...
  • Russian superjet goes off radar in Indonesia May 9, 2012

    Jakarta: A Russianmade plane carrying 46 people lost contact with air controllers while flying over mountains during a demonstration flight on Wednesday in western Indonesia, officials said. Search and rescue teams were heading to the area, said Bambang Ervan, a spokesman for the Ministry of Transportation. Bad weather, however, forced at...
  • IAF lost 33 fighter aircraft in mishaps since 2008 March 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force has lost 33 fighter aircraft, including three Sukhoi30MKI, in mishaps since 2008 and 26 defence personnel were killed in these crashes, the Lok Sabha was informed on Monday. "During last three years20082011, and current year up to March, 33 fighter aircraft including one Jaguar, two...
  • Sukhoi to remain top combat jet seller till 2015 February 25, 2012

    Moscow: Russia's Sukhoi aircraft maker will remain among the top three exporters of fighter jets until at least 2015, the Moscowbased Centre for Analysis of World Arms Trade (CAWAT) said on Friday. "Sukhoi will export 109 fighters in the next three years, while US Lockheed Martin will export 110 aircraft, and...
  • IAF Chief flies Su30MKI to assure it is safe December 21, 2011

    Pune: A week after a Sukhoi30 MKI fighter plane crashed leading to grounding of the fleet, IAF chief NAK Browne on Wednesday took an hourlong sortie in the aircraft in Pune, in an exercise aimed at restoring the confidence of pilots. The Air Chief Marshal took off from Lohegaon air base...
  • Russia to provide 42 more Su30 jets to India December 17, 2011

    Moscow: An additional 42 Sukhoi frontline fighters will be provided to India by Russia under an agreement inked between the two sides during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit in Moscow. With this pact, the total number of acquired or contracted aircraft by India in various stages of manufacture of the frontline...
  • PM concludes Russia visit, heads back home December 17, 2011

    Moscow: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left Russia for home on Saturday after concluding a threeday visit during which he attended the 12th annual IndoRussian summit and witnessed inking of five agreements, including one for technical assistance in joint production of 42 more frontline SukhoiMKI 30 jets. Singh, who held talks...
  • Blackbox of crashed Su30 MKI aircraft recovered December 16, 2011

    Pune: The flight data recorder (FDR), commonly known as blackbox, of the Sukhoi30 MKI fighter aircraft which crashed in Pune earlier this week, has been retrieved. "The FDR of the aircraft has been retrieved and the data is being analysed," an Indian Air Force (IAF) spokesman from the Lohegaon base...
  • IAF Su30MKI crashes near Pune, pilots eject December 13, 2011

    Pune: An Indian Air Force (IAF) SukhoiMK30I fighter aircraft crashed at Vadebolai near Pune on Tuesday afternoon. The SuMK30I jet took off from Pune's Lohegaon IAF base around 1245 and crashed at 1:10 pm. Locals said that they saw both the pilots eject before the crash. "Both the pilots flying the...
  • IndoRussia T50 stealth fighter to be unveiled August 16, 2011

    Moscow: T50 stealth fighter jointly developed by Russia and India will make its first international public appearance at the MAKS airshow which went underway here, where Moscow unveiled its newest space shuttle, armed drones and a new range of upgraded weapons. Two prototypes of the single seater jet, estimated to cost...
  • Sachin, Dhoni to fly IAF's Sukhoi MKI June 30, 2011

    The sky seems to be the limit for Sachin Tendulkar and MS dhoni. The 2 cricketers will soon be flying the Indian Air Force's Sukhoi MKI. ...
  • After flying in Sukhoi, President Patil to sail in INS Viraat December 10, 2009

    New Delhi: After she took to the skies in an Indian Air Force Sukhoi fighter jet in November, President Pratibha Patil is likely to sail this monthend on INS Viraat. INS Viraat, which is Indias sole aircraft carried, crossed the golden jubilee milestone on November 18 this year. While the...
  • IAF grounds entire Sukhoi fleet after crash December 2, 2009

    New Delhi: Indian Air Force (IAF) has grounded the entire fleet of its frontline Sukhoi30MKI fighter aircraft after one of the jets crashed in Rajasthan. The fleet has been grounded for precautionary checks with the IAF seeking the help of Russia and the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to investigate Monday's crash...
  • IAF Sukhoi crashes in Rajasthan, pilots safe November 30, 2009

    New Delhi: In the second accident involving the frontline Sukhoi30MKI of the Indian Air Force (IAF) this year, one of the Russianorigin combat jets crashed on Monday near Jaisalmer in Rajasthan, but both the pilots ejected in time, an official said. The aircraft, which took off from Bareilly airbase, was participating...
  • President Patil's groundbreaking sortie creates waves November 26, 2009

    The President of India went in for an image makeover as she donned the Gsuit and travelled in a fighter plane the Sukhoi fighter jet. She did not travel at supersonic speeds but sure created a record of being the oldest woman to have flown in a Sukhoi 30...
  • President Patil pitches for women pilots in IAF November 25, 2009

    Pune: President Pratibha Patil swapped her saree for a Gsuit and flew into history on Wednesday when she became the oldest woman to fly in a Sukhoi 30 fighter jet. After her approximately 40 minute sortie in an Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi 30 MKI the President said she is confident...