Jay Menon

Jay Menon
India Correspondent,
Aviation Week
Articles
India DGCA Inspections Ground Three More Aircraft 
India’s aviation regulator has grounded three aircraft while stepping up safety inspections of leading Indian carriers over issues ranging from unfastened locks to untrained air staff of local carriers.
Indian Aircraft Carrier’s Construction Progressing 
India’s first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) is 85% complete and progressing well to be deployed in the country’s navy by 2018.
IRNSS-1C Launch Rescheduled For Oct. 16 
The Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS-1C), the country’s third navigation satellite, will be launched on Oct. 16, nearly a week after technical error forced postponement of its previously scheduled Oct. 10 liftoff.
India’s Light Combat Aircraft Ready For IAF Acceptance Testing 
The indigenous Tejas light combat aircraft (LCA) is now ready for operational service after the first aircraft, built to series production standards, successfully conducted its first flight.
Indian Army Helicopter Crash Kills Three 
An Indian army Cheetah helicopter crashed in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Oct. 1, killing the two pilots and an engineer.
Honeywell Licenses Indian Production Of Talin Nav System 
Honeywell Aerospace will allow Tata Power’s Strategic Engineering Division (SED) to produce the Tactical Advanced Land Inertial Navigator (Talin) system in India.
India’s First Mars Probe Enters Orbit 2
After a 300-day journey covering over 670 million km (420 million mi), the orbiter successfully entered the Martian orbit.
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