Aero India 2013: Asia’s biggest air show off to flying start in Bangalore

Bangalore: Kicking off Asia’s biggest aerospace exposition here, defence minister A K Antony on Wednesday said the focus of the country is achieving self reliance in the defence sector. Aero India 2013 showcases the latest international technology in military and civil aircraft, avionics and sub-systems, as well as radars in the defence and aerospace sectors. ...

Aero India begins with awe-inspiring show

Bangalore: The ninth edition of the biennial Aero India took off Wednesday on a “flying” note with a stunning display of fighters, choppers and transport aircraft at the Indian Air Force (IAF) Yelahanka base on the city outskirts.  On a bright sunny day under a clear sky, Defence Minister AK Antony flagged off the five-day ...

Aerospace giants eye Indian market, manpower

Bangalore: With the procurement of the multi billion dollar, Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MRCA) by the Air Force — that has dominated the last three editions of the Aero India — now out of the way, the biennial show is set to focus on more mundane things like global shortfall of aerospace engineers, unmanned aerial ...