However, the special all-weather aircraft
returned to Dehradun after making a sortie over the affected areas in Pithoragarh district without being able to airdrop relief material due to low visibility conditions, NDMA member in charge of relief operations in Uttarakhand V K Duggal told.
The King Air 250 further defines mission reliability with a ram air recovery system that maintains peak performance when the anti-icing system is activated, resulting in a high-performance, all-weather aircraft
The four-engine, all-weather aircraft
is designed for operations against underwater submarines and surface vessels.
Winter sees fewer submissions, and the ones that do come in are mostly from airline pilots or folks running all-weather aircraft
Rated as an all-weather aircraft
, the MH-68A carries an array of avionics that give the Stingray crew enhanced situational awareness.
The King Air 250 further defines mission capability with a Ram Air Recovery System that provides increased engine performance in all phases of flight, along with increased ice and debris protection, resulting in a high-performance, all-weather aircraft
that can operate from unimproved runways.
The light-weight, all-weather aircraft
has the capability to carry short as well as long-range air-to-air missiles and its integrated avionics made it capable for fighting in the air for a longer period.