|Air Force Day Air Display: An Appeal|
The Indian Air Force celebrates its 80th anniversary on 08 Oct 2012. An air display by various aircraft will form part of the Air Force Day Parade cum Investiture Ceremony at Air Force Station Hindan. The rehearsal of the air display will commence from 1st October 2012. The areas over which aircraft will be flying at low levels are Wazirpur bridge –Karwalnagar – Afjalpur – Hindan, Shamli – Jiwana – Chandinagar – Hindon, Hapur – Philkua – Ghaziabad – Hindan.
The air display will commence with flag bearing sky divers of AKASH GANGA Team dropping out of AN-32 aircraft.
The commencement of the 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 three Mi-25/35 in Vic formation would follow. This will be followed by “HERCULES” formation comprising of one C-130J Hercules aircraft and two AN-32 aircraft in echelon position on either side, followed by “SPECTRUM’ formation comprising one C-130J Hercules aircraft in the lead with two Avro and two Dornier aircraft flying past in “ECHELON’ position.
The fighter flypast will be led by three JAGUAR aircraft in Vic formation closely followed by BISON (MiG-21), BAAZ (MiG-29), VAJRA (Mirage 2000) aircraft and Su-30 MKI (Sukhoi) aircraft in Vic formation. Followed by a Su-30 MKI aircraft carrying out low level aerobatic display as grand finale to the ceremony.
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