SP's AirBuz - ISSUE No 02-13

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Issue Features

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    Human Factors Vital
    By Captain J.P. Joshi

    CRM is a concept that recognises the critical role of human factors in determining the effectiveness of technically proficient crew in both normal and non-normal situations...

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    Fly Non-Stop

    Solar Impulse, the solar-powered airplane is now ready to fly across America soon

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    Hope Amid Despair
    By Kuldeep Yadav

    The wish-list from the industry for Union Budget 2013-14 was undoubtedly long. With the expectations of the aviation industry fulfilled only partially, it appears that the year ahead will be challenging. However, despite the adversities, the aviation industry is hoping for a turnaround.

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    Aero-Engines - Forging Ahead
    By Shriniwas Mishra

    With its path-breaking technology and maintenance cost advantage combined with higher efficiency and more than 3,000 firm orders, the GTF engine is likely to be a game changer, a winner and an engine of choice for the decades ahead

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    Aero India 2013 - Huge Potential
    By R. Chandrakanth

    The ninth edition of Aero India 2013, held from February 6 to 10, at Air Force Station, Yelahanka in Bengaluru, attracted several companies including biggies such as Boeing Commercial, Embraer and Bombardier

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    Sensible and Safe
    By Joseph Noronha

    Aviation regulators, pilots and airlines now have a proactive approach to safety, meticulously compiling and sharing information about flying hazards with the goal of anticipating and preventing accidents rather than merely adopting a reactive approach

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    'ATR is a wellknown and competitive airplane in India'

    Filippo Bagnato, Chief Executive Officer, ATR, speaks to Vasuki Prasad of SP’s AirBuz on products from ATR and the Indian market.

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    Safety - Emergency In Flight
    By Dr Mani Sishta

    Incapacitation of the pilot in command of an airliner is definitely alarming to the passengers, the regulatory authority and of course, the medical system that in the first place, cleared the pilot to fly

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    Brazilian Birds Sighted In Bangladesh
    By SP’s correspondent

    NOVOAIR is on course to showcase how regional jets can bring greater convenience for passengers and help airlines tap the expected growth in domestic air travel

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    Encouraging Changes
    By B.K. Pandey

    The most progressive step of the government has been to abolish the Aircraft Acquisition Committee of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, eliminating a major bureaucratic hurdle and facilitating speedy procurement of new aeroplanes by airlines