Sarang mesmerises Aero India 2013

Sarang, the helicopter aerobatics display team of Indian air force, mesmerised spectators on Sunday with their performance at Aero India 2013. “We enjoyed the good gathering because the presence of public encouraged us to perform better to best”, said Wg Cdr R C Pathak, commanding officer of Sarang team. “We not only entertain the public ...

Russia buys HAL-made radar computers

Russia’s Irkut Corporation has confirmed a contract to buy 34 sets each of the flight-critical radar computer I and II made by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd., a statement said. The contract, firmed up during the ongoing Aero India 2013, is worth Rs. 65 crore and the radars will be delivered from January 2014 onwards from HAL’s ...

HAL’s Rudra Heads Helicopter Showings at Aero India

Helicopters were much in the news at the Aero India show this week. Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) showed the armed version of its advanced light helicopter (ALH) called “Rudra.” The company’s light combat helicopter (LCH) was also on show, and so was an armed Mil-17V5. The Indian Navy’s new multi-role helicopter (MRH) requirement also attracted ...

Sarang still draw admiring oohs and aahs

Bangalore: A second stint with the only military helicopter aerobatics team in the world has been different for Squadron Leader S. Pandey. Having served three years in the initial team of Sarang, the premier aerobatics team of the Indian Air Force, when it was formed in 2003 with three Advanced Light Helicopter to the now ...