IAF chief Bhadauria – Indian Defence Research Wing

SOURCE: THE PRINT The Indian Air Force (IAF) is likely to place an order for 83 Light Combat Aircraft (LAC) Tejas MK IA soon and expects deliveries to commence in three years, Air Chief Marshal R.K.S Bhadauria told ThePrint in an email interview. Bhadauria further said the state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics…

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Defence News | More midair refuellers, UAVs — Bhadauria explains how IAF is bracing for new nature of war

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is set to launch a Request for Proposal (RFP) for six midair refuelling planes, even as it works to bolster its Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) fleet with fresh inductions and upgrades, Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria has said.The IAF chief made the statement in an…

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Defence News | It’s now or never: IAF Chief’s Sulur speech is a wake-up call to all Tejas stakeholders

The formation of the second Tejas squadron (No 18 Flying Bullets) at Air Force Station Sulur on May 27 was an historic event for the Indian Air Force (IAF), Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), private industries and many other national laboratories supporting India’s home-grown…

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Defence News | Will order for 83 Tejas soon, HAL to deliver 70 aircraft by 2026: IAF chief Bhadauria

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is likely to place an order for 83 Light Combat Aircraft (LAC) Tejas MK IA soon and expects deliveries to commence in three years, Air Chief Marshal R.K.S Bhadauria told ThePrint in an email interview.Bhadauria further said the state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is expected…

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DGCA says locust swarms pose threat to aircraft during landing and takeoff phase, issues guidelines | India News

Representative imageNEW DELHI: Aviation regulator DGCA on Friday issued guidelines for stakeholders like pilots and engineers on how to deal with locust swarms, saying they pose a threat to aircraft in the critical landing and takeoff phase of a flight. India is battling the worst desert locust invasion in more…

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jet airways: Riyadh taxiway take off: DGCA suspends licence of two Jet pilots

NEW DELHI: DGCA has suspended the licences of the two pilots of the Jet Airways plane that attempted a take-off from a taxiway at Riyadh airport. The action comes after Saudi aviation authorities made this damning finding public following a probe into the incident which had happened at 00:03 hours…

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