9th Aero India show concludes
The 9th biennial Aero India air show at Air Force Station, Yelahanka in Bangalore came to an end with breathtaking aerobatic.
The event showcased the Boeing C-17 Globemaster-III, which India is buying following a deal of $ 4.1 billion; the Swiss-made Pilatus PC-7 trainer, which is the latest in the Indian Air Force’s kitty; and the vintage Tiger Moth de Havilland DH82 basic trainer aircraft. The aerobatic maneuvers by ‘Russian Knights’ coupled with the Czech Flying Bulls’ aerobatics and helobatics from the Indian Air Force’s Sarang enthralled the audiences.
The event brought 700 companies and received official delegations from 78 countries, with the largest presence by the U.S., followed by France, the U.K., Russia, Germany, Israel and Belgium.
Categories: Defence Current Affairs 2017