Posts Tagged ‘Transport Planes’
The Indian Air Force has a checkered history. Formed in 1933 as the Royal Indian Air Force, it dropped its prefix Royal after India gained independence in 1947 and became a republic in 1950. The Indian Air force had its first transport squadron incorporated in 1946 with a fleet of 10 DC3 (Dakota). These aircraft did yeoman service for the IAF and were used for the airlift of troops to Srinagar in 1948 after the Pakistan backed raiders had almost reached the capital. In fact the first Dakota with 28 troops of the Sikh regiment landed in Srinagar to Read the rest of this entry »
Russian Cargo Planes
Abhishek Verma was born on 23rd February 1968 into a family that has served Indian politics for more that 50 years. Abhishek’s father Late Sh. Shrikant Verma was inducted as a member of India’s Parliament from Indian National Congress by Smt Indira Gandhi in year 1976 and he was among the leading journalists of the country prior to his association in Indian politics. Later in early 80′s when Smt Indira Gandhi returned as prime minister of India she recognized Sarikant Verma’s impressive communication ability and he was appointed as the official spokesman of Indian National Congress soon after which Read the rest of this entry »
Biggest Cargo Plane
World’s busiest airports can be defined as the ones which handle the maximum amount of traffic, of passengers and cargo – more than any other airport. There is a definition of busiest airports given by the Airports Council International (ACI), which defines and measures the airport traffic in 3 different criteria. They are:
- Passenger Traffic : It’s a count of the total number of passengers boarding and de-boarding a plane, that is the passengers in transit counted once.
- Cargo Traffic : It’s a count of total loaded and unloaded freight and mail in Read the rest of this entry »
Largest Cargo Plane
If you want to do business with air cargo companies, then it is necessary to be informed about the different types of air cargo carriers that they might be using. There are many things to learn about cargo planes; things such as, how much space each plane has, what kind of prices are charged when shipping using the planes, what kinds of planes they use, and many other things. With all the information available, it is good to know at least a little about cargo airlines and their operations.
Air transport is essential to manage and Read the rest of this entry »
Though an unpleasant thought for many, serious accidents and severe medical conditions do happen. Such extreme circumstances can require the services of air ambulance companies. Air ambulance providers utilize a variety of aircraft types to provide critical lifesaving services. The types of aircraft utilized depend on the patient’s condition and distance to appropriate medical care. Perhaps the best known category of medical transport aircraft is the rotorcraft, or helicopter. These aircraft have the advantage of being able to take off and land in confined spaces. Helicopters are particularly useful in remote areas and locations far from airports. In addition, Read the rest of this entry »