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Pawan Hans pilots call off strike after management compromises

Pawan Hans pilots call off strike after management compromises

Pawan Hans was in flux earlier this week after five experienced pilots quit  to protest against flying anti-Naxal missions (see HeliHub.com story).   Naxalites are a radical communist group, supportive of Maoist political sentiment and ideologies, and active on the eastern side of India. They are generally regarded as the biggest threat to stability in the country…. Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 05-Dec-13

India – Border force helicopter idle for 6 months looking for a pilot

India – Border force helicopter idle for 6 months looking for a pilot

A battle-ready BSF ‘Dhruv’ helicopter, deployed for undertaking sorties to aid anti-Naxal operations, is lying idle for close to six months in Chhattisgarh’s capital Raipur as authorities are not able to find a pilot to fly the machine (see full story).  File photo

Source: Hindustan Times, 15-Apr-13

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15-Jan-12 VT-BSN HAL Dhruv Maha Airport, India

Heavily damaged after crashing from 100ft altitude on take off on a test flight.  Pilot P D Tiwari, Co-pilot also named as P D Tiwari, and technicians Anand Bharti, Pankaj Pal and Subroto Chandra

15-Jan-12