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Aircraft Engine Manufacturers
Rolls-Royce delivered its first aero engine to India over 70 years ago.
1932:Tata Airlines flies the first Indian air mail service in a de Havilland Rapide powered by a Gipsy engine - the first Rolls-Royce aero engine in commercial service in India. In 1933 Bristol Jupiter Mk 8 engine powers the Westland Wapiti for the Indian Air Force's first aircraft. In 1946 The Vickers Viking powered by the Hercules enters service in India with Indian National Airways, followed closely by entry into service by Air India in 1948. In 1955 Dart is the first gas turbine into commercial service in India in the Vickers Viscount. In 1956 Rolls-Royce starts a licence production partnership with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in Bangalore, signing a Technical Assistance Agreement (TAA) for the Orpheus. In 1959 Dart engine TAA signed with HAL. In 2006.