Sukhoi

  • IAF celebrates 81st anniversary 01-10-2013 12:30 AM

    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,...
  • Antony to inaugurate Su-30 squadron at Thanjavur air base 27-05-2013 09:10 AM

    Thanjavur: Defence Minister AK Antony on Monday will inaugurate an airbase here to house squadron of IAFs lethal Su-30 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...
  • IAF Chief flies Su-30MKI to assure it is safe 21-12-2011 04:39 PM

    Pune: A week after a Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter plane crashed leading to grounding of the fleet, IAF chief NAK Browne on Wednesday took an hour-long 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...
  • Russia to provide 42 more Su-30 jets to India 17-12-2011 12:37 PM

    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...
  • PM concludes Russia visit, heads back home 17-12-2011 12:26 PM

    Moscow: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left Russia for home on Saturday after concluding a three-day visit during which he attended the 12th annual Indo-Russian summit and witnessed inking of five agreements, including one for technical assistance in joint production of 42 more frontline Sukhoi-MKI 30 jets. Singh, who held talks...
  • Blackbox of crashed Su-30 MKI aircraft recovered 16-12-2011 06:27 PM

    Pune: The flight data recorder (FDR), commonly known as blackbox, of the Sukhoi-30 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 Su-30MKI crashes near Pune, pilots eject 13-12-2011 02:29 PM

    Pune: An Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi-MK30I fighter aircraft crashed at Vadebolai near Pune on Tuesday afternoon. The Su-MK30I 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...
  • Indo-Russia T-50 stealth fighter to be unveiled 16-08-2011 08:54 PM

    Moscow: T-50 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...
  • Sachin, Dhoni to fly IAF's Sukhoi MKI 30-06-2011 01:48 PM

    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. ...
  • President Patil's ground-breaking sortie creates waves 26-11-2009 02:41 AM

    The President sidestepped controversy about women in combat roles. ...
  • Watch: President Patil flies in Sukhoi 25-11-2009 02:07 PM

    The President wore a specially designed G-suit for the flight. ...
  • Patil makes history, flies in a Sukhoi 25-11-2009 10:41 AM

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  • Pics: President Patil flies in Sukhoi 25-11-2009 10:37 AM

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  • Pratibha Patil to revamp image with fighter jet ride 16-11-2009 04:45 PM

    Reactions to the sedate Prez's sudden stab at flamboyance are varied. ...
  • IAF denies grounding Sukhoi fleet 06-05-2009 03:45 PM

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