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There’s a “good chance” of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman returning to a fighter cockpit soon but the final clearance will be given by the Bengaluru-based Institute of Aerospace Medicine (IAM) where the 35-year-old will undergo a series of tests . . .

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With its confidence buoyed by success in developing a basic trainer aircraft, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) on Wednesday flew its Intermediate Jet Trainer (IJT) after an extensive redesign that has taken almost three years.

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In this unfolding geopolitical threatening environment being generated by the solidifying China-Pakistan Axis no scope exists for India to afford to base its Indian Air Force structuring and Fighter Planes inventory only on the Pakistan Threat.

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In a boost to India’s self-sufficiency in carrying out defence repairs, Indian Air Force has got its own facility for repair and overhaul of Russian Mi-17V-5 type helicopters.

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The Intermediate Jet trainer project was grounded due to design flaws and crashes. The Intermediate Jet Trainer (IJT) aircraft project which had been in cold storage for the last few years following a series of mishaps is once again on track as aircraft took to the skies here on Wednesday.

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The F-21 multi-role fighter jet will give India a "significant edge" with greater standoff capability, American defence giant Lockheed Martin has said and claimed that producing it locally will also strengthen the country's integration into the world-wide network of advanced fighter aircraft technology.

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What Group Captain Samrath Dhankar, the demo pilot of India’s indigenously-developed Tejas Mk 1, thought would be a touch and go on the fighter’s unique strengths, with the Malaysian PM, turned out to be longish and stimulating one.

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One test pilot concluded that the Fulcrum’s “abilities equals and sometimes even exceeds those of the F-15 and F-16 jets. The aircraft is highly maneuverable, and its engines provide higher weight to thrust ratio.

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Attributing the success of the air strike in Pakistani territory on 26 February to technological prowess, Indian Air Force (IAF) chief BS Dhanoa has said that the induction of S-400 air missile defence systems and Rafale fighter jets will further tilt the technological balance in India’s favour.

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Technology was on India's side in the Balakot air strikes, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa said on Monday, asserting that the results would have been further tilted in the country's favour if Rafale jets were inducted in time.

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