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Aero India 2011 sizzles with 50000 viewers on Day 4

Aero India 2011 has gained a tremendous response with record number of people coming to witness this air extravaganza. The aircraft’s and their spectacular manoeuvrings were the cynosure of all eyes at the Aero India show  which was opened for public viewing today. The crowd was eager to have a first hands on experience of flying displays from top-notch aerobatic ...

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India not interested in US F-35 JSF offer yet

India is not keen enough to  join the US-led Joint strike fighter (JSF) programme or to buy the F-35 Lightning-II fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA). The other fighter aircrafts that are the contenders for the $10.4 billion MMRCA competition include Eurofighter Typhoon, Swedish Gripen (Saab), French Rafale (Dassault) and Russian MiG-35 (United Aircraft Corporation). “We cannot have two types of FGFA. ...

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Combat readiness of F-16

The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a compact, multirole fighter aircraft. It is highly maneuverable and has proven itself in air-to-air combat and air-to-surface attack. It provides a relatively low-cost, high-performance weapon system for the United States and allied nations. In an air combat role, the F-16’s maneuverability and combat radius (distance it can fly to enter air combat, stay, fight ...

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Raytheon Flies New Advanced Combat Radar On F-16

Active electronically scanned arrays (AESAs) have added a new dimension to the demanding fighter aircraft environment, and Raytheon is at the forefront of the radar revolution. The New Advanced Raytheon’s Combat Radar, has successfully completed a series of flight trials on a U.S. Air Force F-16 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.It is the latest Active Electronically Scanned Array radar ...

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Thunderbirds dazzle Disney crowd during Air Force Week in Florida

The Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration team made a special appearance at the Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 26 as they flew their famous delta formation over Cinderella’s Castle and the theme park’s main street. It was one of numerous events scheduled as part of Air Force Week Cocoa Beach. The theme of this Air Force Week is Honoring ...

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