Tag: Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.

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  • Bengaluru after all

    Bengaluru after all

    Professional and technical considerations have, fortunately, taken precedence over political pressures and the move to shift the 2019 edition of Aero India away from IAF Yelahanka (on the outskirts of Bengaluru) has been junked ~ at least for now. The overdue statement from the Defence Ministry confirming the venue amounts to a snub to the …

    September 11, 2018
  • Fishing for kudos

    Fishing for kudos

    Some 18 years ago an IAF chief invited ridicule when, to impress the media, he flew a sortie in a MiG-21 to disprove the contention that the ageing fighter was a “flying coffin”. In much the same manner a senior officer’s recently flying the Tejas LCA is being projected as a “certificate” by its manufacturers …

    November 22, 2017