Below are events the Indian Section has conducted recently:

  1. 25 Jan 2021: Educational meeting at IAFTPS conducted by Gp Capt KK Venugopal (M). Topic – Spin Testing a Basic Trainer

  2. 03 Feb 2021 to 05 Feb 2021: The Aero India show was held at Air Force Station, Bangalore. Members Gp Capt KK Venugopal, Wg Cdr Subash John and Cdr Ankur Jain represented the SETP India section and conducted operational briefings on the HTT 40 basic trainer, the Tejas multirole fighter, rotary wing aircraft, and were participants in the fly past as well. The Indian Defense Minister Mr Rajnath Singh, all three chiefs of staff viz Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, General Manoj Naravane, Admiral KB Singh and the Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat attended.

  3. 05 Feb 2021: Testers Dinner (Networking Event) was hosted by Commandant ASTE for all the visitors to the airshow. SETP members from India attended and were able to motivate eligible test pilots to apply for SETP membership

  4. 25 Feb 2021: Educational meeting at IAFTPS was conducted by Wg Cdr Subash John (M). Topic – Performance Testing of Rotary Wing vehicles.