Author Archives: Larkins Dsouza

Founded Defence Aviation, clean freak, loves everything aviation, serendipitous & loves to create something new.

Bangladesh Air Force Plans to Buy Eight Multi-Role Combat Aircraft

In the world today, continuous development of the armed forces is the key for any country to survive without being assaulted by the foreign powers. Bangladesh is no stranger to this process. The country that came into existence in 1971 after a long and tensed battle, understands the need for development and strength very well. That is why, Bangladesh’s Director ...

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France Surrenders to North Korea, Plans to Gift 83 Dassault Rafales to the DPRK

In what seemed to be an unprecedented turn of events. Today, France has officially declared complete unconditional surrender to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Recent threats by North Korea on the annihilation of the United States pushed France to take these drastic preemptive measures. North Korean leaders have praised French actions and have declared that France will be ...

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DA #6: Space Tourism – Fly to Edge of Space on a MiG-29, experience Zero gravity and more. An interview with Philipp Schaer of MiGFlug

In this episode, I interview Philipp Schaer CEO of MiGFlug. An interesting company that takes people to the edge of space on a MiG-29 and conduct zero gravity flights. You can stream using the player above or download the mp3 to your computer or handheld devices. Download this episode (right click and save) As Russia went through a deep economic ...

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SIKA and Aerotek launch India’s first dedicated Landing Gear Company

SIKA Aerospace & Defence, India (SIKA) and Aerotek Aviation Engineering Ltd, UK (Aerotek UK) have announced the launch of Aerotek Sika Aviation Engineering, which is a recently established joint venture that has been set up as a Make in India initiative to provide world-class manufacturing and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of Landing Gear, Hydraulic LRUs and Actuators for fixed ...

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Top 12 most interesting Air Forces around the world

The world has seen many battles and many are being fought at this present moment; every country has enemies and no one is totally safe. Thus, no country can let their guard down for a moment and only way to survive this harsh reality is to strengthen the armed forces. The military strength of a country is determined by the ...

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DA #5: LIVE from Aero India 2017 – Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) industry in India with David Willems of UMS Skeldar

We are LIVE from Aero India 2017 at Bengaluru, India. In this episode, I discuss on the Indian Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Industry with David Willems of UMS Skeldar. You can stream using the player above or download the mp3 to your computer or handheld devices. Download this episode (right click and save) Memorandum of Understanding signed between 3F Advanced Systems ...

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Boeing 777-300ER: The next Air India One aircraft

Prime Minister of India, a jet setter Narendra Modi will soon get his very own, state-of-the-art Air Force One aircraft, the Air India One. The advanced Boeing 777-300 ER flying fortress aircraft, made of special radar absorbing metal alloys and fitted with the latest in technology  is akin to US President Barack Obama’s Boeing 747-200 Air Force one, and is ...

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$38 Billion US military aid package for Israel will include F-35s and F-15s

US officials at the state department have announced a landmark $38-billion-dollar military aid package to Israel, the largest pledge of military assistance in US history according to the congress and administration. America will deliver weapons systems to Israel over a period of 10 years, which will include F-35 and F-15 tactical fighters, by 2018. The agreement, which took months to ...

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