Aviation: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

4th round of UDAN scheme launched

The centre has launched the 4th leg of the UDAN scheme in the first week of December, 2019. The UDAN or Ude Desh ka Aam Nagarik scheme is a regional connectivity scheme introduced in 2016. ..

Ex-Eastern Bridge-V started between India & Oman

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has started its bilateral joint exercise “Ex-Eastern Bridge-V “ with Royal Air Force Oman (RAFO) at Air Force Base Masirah in Oman on October 17 & will continue till Oct ..

Air Indi becomes world’s first airline to use Taxibot on A-320 aircraft

Air India has become the first airline in the world to use a Taxibot on a A-320 aircraft with passengers on board. Taxibot is a robot-used aircraft tractor for taxiing an aircraft from parking bay ..

Rakesh K Singh Bhadauria appointed as new Chief of Indian Air Force

Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, who played a key role in negotiating the Rafale deal, has been appointed the new Chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF). He will take charge from the incumbent ..

Rajnath Singh becomes first defence minister to fly in LCA Tejas

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on 19th September 2019 flew in the Tejas fighter aircraft from the HAL airport in Bengaluru. He becomes the first defence minister to fly in the indigenously built light combat ..