IAF to hold biggest air show in Rajasthan
- Dec 03, 2012, 03:12 AM IST
jaipur: The Indian Air Force (IAF) is planning to conduct the largest air show in Pokhran field firing range in February.
The war exercise called ‘I Run Feast’ will showcase the strength of Indian Air Force war planes. President Pranab Mukharjee, defence minister AK Antony and chief minister Ashok Gehlot will witness the war exercise. Apart from the three chiefs of the armed forces and army personnel of over 50 friend countries are expected to attend the air show.
In the biggest possible air show in the history of IAF, the first range of fighter planes like Sukhoi 30 MKI, Indian light combat aircraft Tejas, Jaguar, Miraj and Mig series fighter planes will set imaginary target and destroy them. Besides, fighter helicopter Sarang MI and 130 super Hercules ICAN 32 transport plan will participate and show their strength.
According to sources, more than 100 fighter planes will fly from Uttarlai, Naal, Bhuj, Jodhpur, Gwalior, Flodi, Puna, Tejpur airports and show attacking capacity.