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NAL gets approval for new ‘Next-Gen’ trainer aircraft

Decks have finally been cleared for the development of a ‘Made in India’ next generation ab initio trainer aircraft. Hansa-NG, which is the next generation aircraft of the two-seater Hansa-3 aircraft designed and developed by National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL), has got the in-principle approval from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). In an

Air India to introduce New Delhi-Tel Aviv direct flight

Air India on Monday announced that it will soon introduce a direct flight between New Delhi and Tel Aviv in Israel from March 22. Starting Thursday, the 256-seat Boeing 787 Dreamliner will operate thrice a week on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, and is expected to cover the distance in seven hours. On March 22, the

Boeing inks new pact with TAL to make beams for Dreamliners

US aviation major Boeing and TAL Manufacturing Solutions (TAL), a Tata groupcompany, today signed a new contract to manufacture advanced composite floor beams for Boeing’s 787-9/10 Dreamliners at the latter’s dedicated facility in Nagpur. Boeing and various Tata group companies are already manufacturing aerostructures for the aircraft maker’s commercial and military planes. Boeing had awarded