March 20, 2023

The Sarang helicopter staff was shaped in 2003 in Bengaluru (File)

New Delhi:

The Sarang helicopter aerobatic staff of the Indian Air Force is all set to carry out for the primary time on the prestigious MAKS worldwide air present in Russia that started on Tuesday.

The air present is a biennial fixture and this yr’s version is happening at Zhukovsky airport from July 20 to 25.

“This is the first occasion when the Sarang team is performing its four helicopter aerobatics display in Russia, with its “Made in India” “Dhruv” Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH),” the defence ministry stated.

These helicopters, manufactured by state-owned aerospace large Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, are outfitted with state-of-the-art avionics, which makes them extraordinarily appropriate for navy aviation, it stated.

Apart from the IAF, the Indian Army, the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard have additionally been working the Dhruv ALH helicopters.

The Sarang staff was shaped in 2003 in Bengaluru and its first worldwide show was on the Asian Aerospace Airshow in Singapore in 2004.

Since then, Sarang has represented Indian aviation at air exhibits and ceremonial events within the UAE, Germany, the UK, Bahrain, Mauritius and Sri Lanka.

Apart from aerobatics shows at nationwide and worldwide venues, the staff has additionally taken half in quite a few humanitarian help and catastrophe reduction missions, the ministry stated.

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