The Indian Air Force is flying MiG-21 aircraft that are over 35-years-old as it's dealing with a shortage of fighter aircraft squadrons and governments have over the decades failed to procure newer fighters to replace ageing MiG-21 squadrons.
The South Korean-made T-50i Golden Eagle was conducting tactical intercept training when it went down into bushes late Monday in Central Java province's Blora district about an hour after taking off from Iswahyudi Air Base in the neighboring province of East Java, military spokesperson First Marshal Indan Gilang said.
Concerned over a rise in such incidents, the DGCA carried out many spot checks and advised that all aircraft at base as well as transit stations shall be released by certifying staff holding licence with appropriate authorisation by their organisation
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In the wake of a string of technical malfunction incidents involving Indian carriers, Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia held a meeting on safety issues with senior officials of his ministry and regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Sunday, sources said.
The officials said the pilots of IndiGo's Delhi-Vadodara flight, which was being operated using an Airbus A320neo aircraft on Thursday, decided to divert to Jaipur out of precaution after vibrations were observed in the engines for a second.
Last Saturday, as more than 900 or 55 per cent of IndiGo flights were delayed owing to the mass sick leave of the airline's staff, two very crucial issues within the Indian aviation sector surfaced–a growing rift between the airlines and the employees and the brewing talent war