When the maintenance representative arrived the following day, we discovered that our all-weather aircraft
's avionic compartment was a veritable swimming pool, and the source of our faulty equipment.
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 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 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.
I continued, reasoning that the SH-60F was an all-weather aircraft
, and this would be valuable training I could use in the fabled fleet.