India's war hero Wing Commander Abhinandan flies again with Air Force chief in MiG-21.
"It was a pleasure for me to fly with Abhinandan because he has got his flying category back, that's what all pilots look forward to. I also ejected in 1988, took me 9 months to get my category back. He has been back in less than 6 months": Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa
"Lockheed Martin welcomes India's fighter aircraft Request for Information (RFI) and we look forward to responding to it," said Dr Vivek Lall, vice president, strategy and business development at Lockheed Martin.
Missing Antonov AN-32 plane: Indian Air Force beset with ageing assets, Ukraine war fallout, slow decision making.. firstpost.com
Today, around 70 percent of India's Air Force is of Russian origin: MIG-21 fighter jets, MIG-29 fighter jets, AN-32 transport aircraft, IL-76 transport aircraft, Mi-17 helicopters, SU-30 MKI fighter jets and many more...
New Delhi,Jul 22: An Indian Air Force (IAF) plane with 29 people on board has gone missing over the Bay of Bengal surrounded by inclement weather.
The Russian-made AN-32 aircraft took off from Tambaram, Chennai at 7:30 AM and was en route to Port Blair. The plane had last contact with Air Traffic Control at 7:46 AM and was last seen on radar at 8:12 AM said by officials.