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Indian Navy takes delivery of it’s fifth Boeing P-8I

The Indian Navy has taken delivery of it’s 5th Boeing P-8I maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare aircraft as part of a contract for eight aircraft with Boeing. The aircraft tail number IN324 arrived at INS Rajali also known as Arokkanam...
by Bangalore Aviation on Sep 11, 2014

2015 Audi S3 Plus vs Volkswagen Golf R the duel of the German models

2015 Audi S3 Plus vs Volkswagen Golf R is a competition between two top rated German models representing the Volkswagen group. While the Ingolstadt car producer announced the release of the 2015 Audi S3 Plus, Volkswagen is also keeping up […] T...
by Cars VW on Aug 25, 2014

Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER crashes over Ukraine #MH17

Plane suspected to be shot down National carrier and oneworld member Malaysia Airlines has suffered another plane crash following the disappearance of its flight MH370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8. Earlier today, the airline’s flight...
by Bangalore Aviation on Jul 17, 2014

Farnborough wrap-up: 15th July 2014

Day two of the show is officially over and as expected all the major players and some not so major players of the aviation industry announced orders for their various aircraft. Mitsubishi Aircraft: Announced an order for six Mitsubishi Regional Jet (...
by Bangalore Aviation on Jul 16, 2014

Gifting guide – what to present to your autophile friends?

What to gift and what not to gift can be a million dollar question. Every year you find yourself wondering helplessly about what present to give to a friend for his birthday or any other occasion. If your friend happens […] The post Gifting gui...
by Cars VW on Jul 14, 2014

Lufthansa withdraws planned Boeing 747-8i service to Mumbai, to introduce A380

Less than two months after announcing it was bringing in its ultra-modern Boeing 747-8i and just a week prior to commencing the service, German carrier Lufthansa has quietly shelved these plans. The carrier indicated it would instead plan on bringing...
by Bangalore Aviation on Jul 8, 2014

Humour photos: What happens when you test run a 737 engine on loose bricks?

Very simple ……. this. Unlike bricks and cobblestones, paver blocks are placed on a bed of sand without any concrete. So when some very smart people decided to test run the CFM56 engines of a Shaheen Air International Boeing 737-400 at Sia...
by Bangalore Aviation on Jun 26, 2014

Sir Richard Branson talks about starting Virgin Atlantic

Yesterday, June 22, 2014, marked the 30 year anniversary of Virgin Atlantic’s first flight. Apart from being an inspirational article, a piece in The Telegraph by the maverick founder of Virgin Atlantic, Sir Richard Branson, give us insight to...
by Bangalore Aviation on Jun 23, 2014

CFM LEAP-1B engine for the Boeing 737 MAX begins ground testing

CFM International has successfully started ground testing of the first LEAP-1B engine.  The LEAP-1B will be exclusive engine for the Boeing 737 MAX. CFM ran the engine for the first time on June 13, three days ahead of schedule. The LEAP-1B engine...
by Bangalore Aviation on Jun 19, 2014

Airports get proactive following Saudi and UAE virus outbreak

A report in the the Mint news paper is highlighting precautions being taken at Indian airports to address the threat of new virus that is spreading across the middle-east and gulf regions. The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) h...
by Bangalore Aviation on May 15, 2014

Post #MH370, Inmarsat to provide free airline tracking service

In the aftermath of Malaysia Airlines MH370, Bangalore Aviation salutes the initiative of Inmarsat plc on their proposal provide a global airline tracking service free of cost. The global satellite and communications major, has proposed to the Intern...
by Bangalore Aviation on May 12, 2014

Audi R8 vs BMW M6 the battle of Coupes

Audi R8 vs BMW M6 is one important comparison between two amazing looking units with lots of improvements, new technologies coming from two major car producers. Both units turn heads and draw a lot of attention but when it comes […] The post Au...
by Cars VW on Apr 29, 2014

Save Money on Insurance: Choose a Volkswagen

Perhaps almost infamously, the Volkswagen brand of vehicles first got their start in 1937 while Germany was under the rule of the Nazi party. On May 28, 1937, the German government officially announced the formation of the company which was […]...
by Cars VW on Apr 26, 2014

India’s DGCA permits use of cell phones on-board flights

Following the example set by fellow aviation regulators the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), India’s civil aviation regulator, The Directorate General Civil Aviation (DGCA) has amended its CAR...
by Bangalore Aviation on Apr 23, 2014

Vasuki Prasad, the flying engineer, joins Bangalore Aviation

We are pleased and proud to announce, Vasuki Prasad, who writes as “The Flying Engineer”, will be a regular contributor to Bangalore Aviation, specifically focussing on the technical side of aviation. Starting next week, Vasuki will write...
by Bangalore Aviation on Apr 22, 2014

Air India seeking $500 million bridge loan for four 787 Dreamliners

National carrier Air India has floated a tender seeking bridge loans of up to $500 million as financing for taking delivery of four Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners numbers 15 through 18 of the carrier’s 27 aircraft order. The carrier has arranged fina...
by Bangalore Aviation on Apr 18, 2014

Grow From Small Beginnings

Many small coach companies began as a one-man band with a second-hand coach which the owner of the small business drove himself. It is still possible to do that, perhaps with a little administrative support – someone to keep the […] The post...
by Cars VW on Apr 15, 2014

Grow From Small Beginnings

Many small coach companies began as a one-man band with a second-hand coach which the owner of the small business drove himself. It is still possible to do that, perhaps with a little administrative support – someone to keep the […] The post...
by Cars VW on Apr 15, 2014

Benefits of Fire Fighting Foam Systems

Fire Fighting Foam Systems have been used for more than thirty years to combat wildfires. The more research that is done, the more benefits are found for using (CAFS) compressed air foam systems in other applications. Benefits of CAFS The […] T...
by Cars VW on Apr 11, 2014

Benefits of Fire Fighting Foam Systems

Fire Fighting Foam Systems have been used for more than thirty years to combat wildfires. The more research that is done, the more benefits are found for using (CAFS) compressed air foam systems in other applications. Benefits of CAFS The […] T...
by Cars VW on Apr 11, 2014


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