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Welcome to “The Jet Boy” website of a young budding aeronautical engineer striving to make his mark in this world. The website is home to articles ranging from the world of aerospace and defense to geopolitics. In case you get bored with all the reading I also have a gallery filled with exciting pictures that were taken by me over a period of time and in case you are looking for some more please feel free to visit the Instagram page of “The Jet Boy“. In case you don’t find what you are looking for and want some specific article or category to read about please feel free to write to me, I would be more than happy to write about it.

 

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Pratt & Whitney & the Pinch of Pure Power…

The Pratt & Whitney PW1000 Geared Turbo Fan (GTF) family of engines is no stranger to troubles, but its recent mid-air shutdowns on Indigo (an Indian low-cost airline) flights and the subsequent grounding of all A320 NEOs (with faulty PW1000 series engine) by Indian authorities have brought it back to the limelight. Designed as a quieter and … Continue reading Pratt & Whitney & the Pinch of Pure Power…

Seeing the Big Picture: Xi Jinping’s Power Grab…

Following Mao Zedong’s death in 1976– In light of the cultural revolution and Civil War in China which killed tens of thousands of people– his successor decentralized power from the hand’s of one-man to a handful of high-ranking Party officials. Creating hope that China would eventually make a move towards a real and stable democracy. However, … Continue reading Seeing the Big Picture: Xi Jinping’s Power Grab…

India’s “UDAN” with “More Electric Aircraft”…

The civil aviation industry in India is slated to become the 3rd largest aviation market in the world by 2026 and has been one of its fastest growing industries over the last three years. With the UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik) initiative in place to boost regional air transportation, the government further aims to … Continue reading India’s “UDAN” with “More Electric Aircraft”…

The Billion Dollar Question: Import or Indegenise?

The Indian armed forces revered as one of the most powerful and professional forces in the world is backed by 1.21 billion people and an economy of over $2.4 trillion. Yet, when it comes to arming itself with modern weapon systems the army is forced to look towards foreign nations/vendors. As India grows its international … Continue reading The Billion Dollar Question: Import or Indegenise?

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