Aircraft: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Boeing 737 MAX makes emergency landing in Orlando

Boeing 737 MAX jet successfully made an emergency landing in Florida, US after there was a reported engine problem as per the Federal Aviation Administration. An emergency was declared by the crew as the aircraft took off from the Orlando International Airport. There were no passengers on board, as the airline was ferrying the aircraft ..

US not to down Boeing 737 MAX 8

United States of America has ruled out all speculations grounding the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aeroplanes thus walking out of the line of countries which have taken the measure after a second consecutive air-crash involving the same model within 5 months when the Indonesian air crash had claimed lives of all onboard. Boeing had asked ..

12th edition of Aero India show 2019

The 12th edition of the country’s biennial air show and aviation exhibition – Aero India 2019 – has been launched by Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the Air Force Station Yelahanka in Bengaluru on 20th Feb. The chiefs of the three Armed Forces — Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, Admiral Sunil Lanba and General ..

Chinook Helicopters Arrive in India

Giving a major boost to the Indian Air Force, the first batch of four Chinook helicopters have arrived in India from the US on 10th February, 2019. These four have been brought in the Mundra Port of Gujarat. They will be first assembled in Gujarat and then ferried to Chandigarh, where it will be inducted ..

Government of India approves setting up of three new Naval Air Squadrons in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu

The Government of India (GoI) has approved setting up of three new naval air squadrons in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu as part of efforts to bolster the Indian Navy’s overall strength. Besides this, the Central Government has also sanctioned manpower towards manning additional aircraft in existing Dornier Surveillance Squadrons in Kerala and Andaman Islands. A ..