Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicBoeing

Topic: Boeing

India is a market like no other, Boeing says as it outlines 20-year plan

Boeing currently has 62 aircraft in operation with the Indian military — Apache, Chinook, P8I, C17 — and is eyeing fighter contracts from IAF and Navy.

Boeing jet’s throttle becomes a focus in Indonesia crash probe

The automatic throttle, which was a problem previously, is thought to have been producing more thrust in one of 2 engines shortly before the Boeing jet carrying 62 people crashed.

IAF looks to lease mid-air refuellers amid critical shortage, seeks offers from Airbus, Boeing 

India’s refueller fleet currently comprises six Russian IIyushin-78 tankers, first inducted in 2003, that are facing maintenance and serviceability issues.

Boeing’s settlement with US govt should be the beginning of the period of introspection

It’s striking the degree to which the US Department of Justice paints the 737 Max crisis as the result of actions by two rogue employees.

Boeing announces successful ski-jump of Super Hornets, eyes Indian Navy deal for the fighters

Boeing is sceptical about Navy’s plan to combine procurement tender for multi-role carrier-based fighter aircraft along with that of the IAF’s for 114 planes.

Boeing’s breakthrough 737 Max deal signals hope for travel rebound

Ryanair Holdings Plc had ordered 75 high-density versions of Boeing Co.’s 737 Max in a transaction valued at about $7 billion.

Boeing 737 Max is finally cleared to fly as US FAA ends grounding

The actions announced Wednesday mark the end to the longest grounding of a jetliner in US history & set stage for airlines globally to resume passenger service with the plane.

Indian Navy gets 9th P-8I anti-submarine warfare aircraft ordered from US

India, which had first signed a contract for eight such aircraft in 2009, is also negotiating a deal for six more P-8I with the US under the government-to-government route.

China to impose sanctions on Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon over arms sales to Taiwan

Chinese Foreign Ministry said the sanctions on US firms will be imposed 'in order to uphold national interests'.

Almost entire Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet under scrutiny now for defect in tail wing

Improper gaps in small wing in 787 Dreamliner tail could exist in about 900 jets but Boeing says the issue doesn’t pose an immediate hazard.

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Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.