Remarks: The Aero India 2013 Show-Opener Demo was performed by three Indian Army Dhruvs simulating a Jeep (Gypsy) & Commando drop in a Combat Zone. You can see all the the other 2 Dhruv's in the background carrying the Commandos.
Remarks: Chief Test Pilot of India’s National Flight Test Centre (NFTC), Indian Navy's Veteran Test Pilot Commodore Jaideep Avinash Maolankar is seen here taking KH2014 out for a 30 minute test flight & systems-check [Aero India 2013]
Remarks: November Foxtrot taxying to the active for departure. In the background can be seen Delhi's Terminal 3, which was still a W.I.P at the time this picture was taken. -JNF is now registered as -JLD and flies for Jet Konnect.
Remarks: One of the five IndiGo A320's we saw in under an hour this morning. Had seen an Indigo 320 way back in 2006 on its first flight, and since then they've come a long way, hope to see many more firsts for this airline. Delivered on March 3rd 2011.
Remarks: Air India's cute baby bus comes in to land at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport. The Flying Swan livery, unveiled on 22nd March 2007, shining brightly and complementing the beauty of the 319.
Remarks: These 18 Business Class Flat-Bed seats are made by Contour Aerospace UK. 23 Inches wide, they go fully Lie- Flat to make a cozy 74 inch/6'1" bed. The Armrest can also be raised to double-up as a Privacy Divider. The IFE is Thales' State- of-the-art TopSeries i8000 - 15.4" seat back LCD Displays with AVOD, USB Connectivity, Noise-Cancelling audio jacks and passenger control units with a tethered keyboard + Power Outlet Pins. As you can see, each seat has an Ottoman with storage capacity. The Leather Headrest is electronically operated & turns into a pillow in the Flat-Bed configuration while the backrest provides Lumbar support.
Remarks: Glad to have this as my 100th upload to the database. Had the pleasure of giving all my Single Engine checks on this bird. What an amazing experience flying this particular TB, and lots of good memories associated with "her".