Indian Air Force to conduct rehearsals for 83rd Air Force Day from Oct.1

New Delhi, Sept.29 (ANI): The Indian Air Force has announced that it will be conducting rehearsals for the 83rd Air Force Day from October 1.

As part of the upcoming event, a scintillating air display by various aircraft will be the hallmark.

The event will be held at the Air Force Station Hindan (Ghaziabad).

Rehearsals will be conducted over Wazirpur Bridge; Karwalnagar; Afjalpur; Hindan, Shamili; Jiwana; Chandinagar; Hindan; Hapur; Philkua; Ghaziabad and Hindan.

The IAF has in a release urged the general public not to throw eatables in the open, which serve as attractions for birds, which in turn could pose a serious threat to the flying aircraft.

The commencement of Air Force Day Parade will be marked by fly past of “ENSIGN” formation comprising of three Mi-17 V5 helicopters in VIC formation trooping the Air Force Ensign CHAKRA formation comprising of three Mi-35 in VIC formation would follow. This will be followed by HERCULES formation comprising of three C-130J aircraft in VIC formation.

The fighter fly past will be led by three JAGUAR in VIC formation, closely followed by three BISON in VIC formation, followed by SU-30 aircraft. Vintage TIGERMOTH and HARVARD fly past at low level. This will be followed by fly past of one C-17 aircraft flanked by two SU-30 aircraft. The new SKAT Aerobatic display team comprising of four HAWK aircraft will make its maiden appearance in the Air Force Day Parade.

This would be followed by aerobatic display by a PILATUS once again making its debut. SARANG Helicopter display team will perform their famous Air Display as grand finale to the Air Force Day Parade 2015. (ANI)

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