Thursday, 29 September, 2022

Topic: helicopter

ONGC chopper makes emergency landing near company rig in Arabian Sea, 4 rescued

The helicopter was carrying six ONGC personnel and landed using floaters attached to the chopper. Details on the circumstances of the emergency landing are still awaited.

Delhi Police arrest student, 3 others for cheating pilgrims of Rs 50L with ‘fake’ chopper tickets

The Delhi Police’s IFSO unit said the gang was operating from different parts of India, including West Bengal, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.

Ode to a powerful beast – What flying the Chetak is like at the daunting heights of Himalayas

For six decades now, the Chetak has been the backbone of the rotary wing fleets of the three military Services, BSF, many state governments and private aviation companies.

French firm & HAL in talks to make new indigenous chopper engine, power ‘Make in India’ push

HAL is working on a twin-engine, multi-role, multi-mission chopper of about 13-tonne weightage, termed the Indian Multi-Role Helicopter (IMRH), with more endurance than Mi-17s.

Why aircraft accidents happen – Coonoor crash inquiry will have impact on IAF’s VVIP ops

The Swiss cheese model can explain Coonoor helicopter crash in which Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 other personnel died.

All about Mi-17V5, the helicopter that crashed with Gen. Bipin Rawat & 13 others on board

Mi-17V5 is part of the Russian Mi-17 series, which can fly at high altitudes in complex weather conditions, be it in tropical and maritime climates or even in desert conditions.

NASA’s helicopter completes first successful flight on Mars in major milestone

The flight of the tiny Ingenuity helicopter is the first powered, controlled flight on another planet. It is a part of the Mars 2020 mission which landed the Perseverance rover in February.

Nobody told me which law I violated: IAS officer suspended for searching Modi’s chopper

Mohammad Mohsin, the IAS officer suspended for checking Modi’s helicopter, says the EC never sought his version of events before suspending him.

India to help Afghanistan get 6 Soviet-era choppers back into combat

After basic repairs in India, New Delhi will pay for complete overhaul of the aircraft in Russia.

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(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.


Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, was signed earlier this month, say sources. Supplies would be fast tracked as per Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.