India Aviation 2014 - Day 1


    Despair and Hope

    The Telangana agitation almost grounded the fourth edition of India Aviation which thankfully gets underway at the Begumpet airport from today. Then there is the other dampener for the event - the upcoming general election. The exhibitor numbers are down substantially.

    Beechcraft aircraft for special missions

    When government, military and commercial customers want airborne solutions for critical missions, they turn to Beechcraft which provides aircraft that are high on performance and flight characteristics required to address the unique challenges of special mission operations.

    Beechcraft consolidating in India

    Beechcraft Corporation, a world-leading manufacturer of business, special mission, light attack and trainer aircraft, has identified India as one of the most attractive markets in the world for business aviation, and it is making major investments in the country to support this fast-growing sector.

    ATR remains leader in regional aviation market

    ATR ended 2013 breaking new annual records. The manufacturer increased its turnover to US$ 1.63 billion, an increase of 13 per cent compared to the previous year 2012 which stand of $1.44 billion.

    Boeing to focus on aerospace ecosystem

    Boeing is highlighting its family of efficient commercial airplanes in both the single and twin-aisle market segments. Strengthened alliances with Indian partners, high-level customer engagement and a strong display of latest product technologies are going to be the feature at the show.

    Reducing the threat of runway accidents

    Air traffic around the globe is increasing, with India anticipated to be the second largest air traffic market in the next decade. Simultaneous to the increase in air traffic, at least two runway excursions, such as veer-offs and overruns, take place each week worldwide.

    A380 takes centre stage

    A 380 as well as models of its full civil aircraft product range will be at the heart of Airbus’ presence at India Aviation 2014 airshow. An Emirates Airline A380 will be on static display for the first three days of the Airshow to demonstrate the readiness of India and airports like Hyderabad International for A380 operations.

    LEAP engine speaks for itself: Jean-Paul Ebanga

    CFM International has made enormous strides in engine technology and now is banking on its futuristic product - LEAP engine. In an exhaustive interview, the President and CEO of CFM International, Jean-Paul Ebanga, spells out the company’s overall strategy.

    Dassault Aviation bullish about Indian business jet market

    Dassault Aviation is presenting its Falcon fleet of large cabin, long range business jets at India Aviation, India’s biggest civilian air show. The fourth edition of India Aviation will feature Dassault’s 5,950 nm (11,000 km)range Falcon 7X trijet, the first business jet certified with a fully-digital flight control system.

    Gulfstream G650, cynosure of all eyes

    Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. is to attract major attention as it is displaying for the first time in India, the ultra high-speed, ultra-long-range Gulfstream G650 and the midsize G150. The aircraft is on static display.

    Ramco Systems-Turbomeca pact

    Aviation services provider Ramco Systems has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the European helicopter engine manufacturer Turbomeca.

    Russian Helicopters in UN peacekeeping operations

    Over 150 Russian-made helicopters are currently involved in UN humanitarian and peacekeeping operations around the world. Speaking at the Russian Hour conference at Heli-Expo in Anaheim, California, representatives of Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec...

    Bombardier showcases its innovative mobility solutions

    Attesting to the increasingly important role the Indian market holds within the greater Asia-Pacific region, and with demand for business and commercial aircraft projected to continue to grow in the area, Bombardier Aerospace is showcasing its innovative aircraft and its superior after-market services solutions.

    ADACEL: Premier supplier of automated ATM systems and ATC training solutions

    Attesting to the increasingly important role the Indian market holds within the greater Asia-Pacific region, and with demand for business and commercial aircraft projected to continue to grow in the area...