SP's MAI Issue No. 21 | November 1-15, 2017 - Aerospace Updates
AEROSPACE / VIEWPOINT
By Air Chief Marshal Fali H. Major (Retd)
Air operations from expressways and highways have combat potential and other spin-offs
AEROSPACE / DUBAI AIR SHOW
All systems go for 15th air show
By Bikram Vohra, Dubai
The 15th exhibition of Dubai air show, to be held from November 12 to 16 at the Dubai World Central, will have more than 1,200 exhibitors – including 100 taking part for the first time – and over 160 aircraft on display during the show.
WAC Station Commanders' Conference
The Western Air Command, Station Commanders’ Conference was held on October 23-24, 2017 at New Delhi. The Chief Guest, Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) was received by Air Marshal C. Hari Kumar, Air Officer Commanding, Western Air Command.
Boeing, Air Force test team completes first KC-46 to KC-46 refuelling
Boeing-US Air Force test team recently refueled a KC-46A tanker from another KC-46A tanker for the first time.
Indra develops a trainer for the A330 MRTT inflight refuelling tanker
Airbus Defence & Space has entrusted Indra, one of the world’s leading global consulting and technology companies, the development of a tactical and integrated procedures trainer (IPT) for training pilots who operate the A330 MRTT aerial refueling tanker.