News and Features

News and Features

Sep 2001, UK: The aircraft acquired from the Benares Hindu University by Peter Vacher of UK, was a rare Vintage Hawker Hurricane I. There are less than thirty surviving airframes and the acquisition of this aircraft by Mr. Vacher is a coup of sorts as the Hawker Hurricane is a much sought.....

ThaneDak.jpg (22209 bytes) August 31 , 2001: The J K Singhania group preserves a Douglas Dakota DC-3 (VT-CEB) at the Multi-Million dollar Singhania Hospital in Thane City, near Mumbai. This Dakota is a World War 2 veteran and was flown by Mr. Vijaypat Singhania earlier and retired sometime in 1997.

August 2001 Believe it or not, A Hawker Hurricane is believed to be on display in Patna in the state of Bihar!. How reliable is this report? News of this aircraft surfaced in a recent issue of Aeroplane Magazine, which reported....

BANGALORE, August 5th 2001: HAL is all set to unveil its heritage center located on the Airport road, at the HAL Complex. Set up in thier erstwhile the theatre complex, the center will have on view several aircraft on display as well as models of Rockets contributed by ISRO.

Varanasi, - June 2001 - Peter Vacher, a flier and aviation enthusiast from Briton has suceeded in buying the World War 2 aircraft on display at the BHU Campus. ...

Corsair wreckKerala , April 2001 - The wreckage of a small aircraft that was reported by the fishing boat Hansantony off the Kollam (Quilon) Coast was retrieved at the Shaktikulangara Beach. Naval experts from INS Garuda identified the wreckage as that of a Vought F4U Corsair aircraft. This aircraft is a World War II

CHHINDWARA October 26, 1999 : The debris of an Army Dakota plane that crashed in 1938 have been found recently near village Ambadi under Sausar tehsil in Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh.The Dakota plane belonged to ..


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