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FRANCE AND INDIA – JOINT TACTICAL EXERCISE GARUDA 2019

MONT-DE-MARSAN, FRANCE – From July 1 to 12, French Rafales, French Mirage 2000s and Indian Flankers operated together during joint tactical exercise GARUDA 2019 in France. The Indian Air Force (IAF) deployed 4 Su-30MKI Flankers, belonging to the 15th Wing (based at Bareily AFS), along with an Il-78MKI Midas aerial refueler from the 78th Sqn

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JET AIRWAYS HAS SHUT DOWN OPERATIONS

Jet Airways B777

DELHI – India’s Jet Airways has operated its last flight Wednesday evening, the airline reports. The ailing company has serious financial problems and a request with the State Bank of India (SBI) has been rejected. The problems at Jet Airways have accumulated in recent weeks. Salaries were not paid, angry lease companies claimed leased aircraft.

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INDIAN AIR FORCE SAYS RAFALE JETS TO BE INDUCTED IN SEPTEMBER 2019

French Air Force Rafale B

NEW DELHI – According to Reuters, the Indian Air Force will induct the French Dassault Rafale combat jet in September of this year, the chief of the Indian Air Force – B.S. Dhanoa – said earlier today. India has ordered 36 planes from Dassault Aviation as part of a modernization program of the Air Force

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INDIA SAYS IT’S ‘HAPPY’ PAKISTAN IS RELEASING THEIR DOWNED MIG-21 PILOT

Indian AF Wing Commander Abhinandan

NEW DELHI – According to Reuters the Indian government confirms that Pakistan had decided to return one of its captured Indian Air Force MIG-21 pilot. The Indian government is looking forward to his return, defense officials told reporters today. Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman – who was captured by the Pakistan Army yesterday on February 27

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INDIAN AIR FORCE MIG-21 SHOT DOWN BY PAKISTAN AIR FORCE

Indian AF MIG-21 Bison

NEW DELHI – An Indian MiG-21 was shot down by the Pakistan Air Force on Wednesday, February 27. The Indian Air Force (IAF) has confirmed the loss of a MiG-21 Bison, shot down by the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) during an engagement over the ceasefire line in Kashmir, a region that India and Pakistan have

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1 PILOT DIED AFTER 2 INDIAN AIR FORCE JETS CRASHED DURING A REHEARSAL FOR THE AERO INDIA AIRSHOW 2019

Indian AF Suriya Kiran Aerobatic Team

YELAHANKA AIR FORCE STATION, BANGALORE – February 19, 2019. Two Jets of the Surya Kiran Aerobatic Display Team of the Indian Air Force collided in mid-air during a rehearsal today for the 12th edition of the Aero India Airshow, on February 20-24. According to various Indian media one pilot was killed. The pilot who lost

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