Aero India 2015

ISSUE FEATURES

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    LEAD STORY
    2015: The Year of ‘Made in India’

    While the lead time in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ campaign is likely to be substantial, the year 2015 is turning out to be potentially golden for what’s already ‘made in India’.

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    Gujarat Beckoning Aviation Investments

    The Gujarat State Aviation Limited (GUJSAIL) is making an aggressive pitch for investments in the aviation sector, laying out red carpet to investors by facilitating land, tax incentives and simpler clearances.

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    SHOW REPORT
    No Plan B on MMRCA: IAF Chief

    The Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal, Arup Raha has said that even while the contracting committee, one of the four sub-committees going through the 126 multi medium role combat aircraft (MMRCA) deal, is looking at issues of the selected L1 vendor Dassault Aviation (Rafale), there is ‘No Plan B’.

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    Turbomeca Strengthening Partnerships in India

    Turbomeca, the exclusive helicopter engine manufacturer from the Safran Group, is focussed on the Indian market wherein both military and civil helicopter demand is growing. It has a strong partnership with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and will be expanding the same, even while looking at partnerships with the private sector.

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    HAL to Set up Greenfield Helicopter Facility

    Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is setting up a Greenfield facility for the exclusive manufacture of light utility helicopters (LUH) and naval multi role helicopters (NMRH) in Tumkuru district, close to Bengaluru.

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    SHOW REPORT
    BAE Systems Awarded Hawk Support Contract by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

    BAE Systems has secured a five-year contract worth GBP 18.5 million to provide Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) a comprehensive package comprising Ground Support Equipment, Spares, Support and Training for the Hawk Mk132 advanced jet trainer.

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    SHOW REPORT
    Zen Technologies and Rockwell Collins Launch into India’s Military Flight Simulation Market

    Zen Technologies and Rockwell Collins today announced their decision to join forces in military flight simulation by unveiling a next generation rotary wing simulator at Aero India 2015.

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    SHOW REPORT
    Kalyani Group Announces JV with Rafael Advanced Defence Systems

    Kalyani Group Announces JV with Rafael Advanced Defence Systems to develop and manufacture high technology systems for the defence sector Kalyani Group and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. today announced the formation of a Joint Venture Company in India (51:49).

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    SHOW REPORT
    BizAvIndia Awards Conferred to Recognise Excellence in Indian Business & General Aviation

    Instituting a benchmark for Business & General Aviation (BA & GA) excellence in India, the Business Aircraft Operators Association (BAOA) declared winners of maiden BizAvIndia Awards, in presence of an august gathering from Global aviation...

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    SHOW NEWS
    BEL Receives Additional Purchase Order for CoMPASS

    Navratna Defence Public Sector Undertaking Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has received an order at Aero India 2015 from Elbit Systems Electro- Optical Elop Ltd. (Elop), of Israel, for the production of Elop’s Compact Multi-Purpose Advanced Stabilized Systems (CoMPASS).

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    Carl-Gustaf Weapon System for Any Scenario

    FFV Ordnance, part of defence and security company Saab, presents the newly-developed next generation Carl-Gustaf M4 for the first time in India at the Aero India. The Carl-Gustaf M4 is the latest man-portable shoulder-launched multi-role weapon system from FFV designed to provide users with flexible capability and help troops to remain agile in any scenario.

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    SHOW NEWS
    Two Flying Bulls aircraft scraped each other in mid-flight at the Aero India

    In a heart-stopping moment at a display of aerial pyrotechnics, two Flying Bulls aircraft scraped each other in mid-flight at the Aero India show in Bengaluru. Both planes landed safely and nobody was hurt. The wings of the planes were damaged.

  • SPECIAL STORY
    Rolls-Royce Awards Contract to Tal

    Rolls-Royce has awarded a contract worth over US$ 19 million to TAL Manufacturing Solutions Ltd., (TAL), a Tata enterprise and a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors Ltd., for manufacture and supply of precision aero engine components for Trent XWB and Trent 1000 aero engines.

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    LCH to be Powered by Turbomeca’s Ardiden Engines

    Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) light combat helicopter (LCH) will be powered by the Ardiden 1H1 engine from Turbomeca (Safran group). This new twin-engine military aircraft is being showcased at Aero India 2015.