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Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria flies MiG-21 on Balakot airstrike's 1st anniversary [Video]

Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria flies MiG-21 on Balakot airstrike's 1st anniversary

Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria flew MiG-21 and landed in Srinagar airbase. Bhadauria landed with two each Mirage-2000, Sukhoi-30MKI. February 26 marks the first..

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Air Force Chief flies joint sortie with Wing Commander Abhinandan in MiG-21 fighter aircraft


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Imran Khan: Pakistan will not use nuclear weapons first

Amid tensions with its neighbour India following its decision to abrogate the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan asserted that his country would never ever start a..
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IAF Chief Dhanoa, Abhinandan fly MiG-21 together


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Abhinandan flies MiG-21 with Air Chief Dhanoa


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In Pics: IAF pilot Abhinandan flies MiG-21 again


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Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman keeps it simple!

Pathankot (Punjab) [India], Sept 2 (ANI): As Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman flew a sortie in MiG-21 fighter aircraft along with Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa from the Pathankot airbase, Twitter..
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Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman gets rid of his iconic handlebar moustache, flaunts new look

All eyes were on Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman as he flew a sortie in MiG-21 fighter aircraft in Pathankot with Indian Air Force (IAF) Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa. 
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We both fought Pakistanis and we both ejected: IAF chief does sortie with Abhinandan Varthaman

IAF chief BS Dhanoa who flew his last sortie with Abhinandan Varthaman, drew parallels with him saying both of them had fought Pakistanis and had ejected. "Both of us got ejected and both of us fought..
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Air chief flies MiG 21 with Abhinandan Varthaman in Pathankot

Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa and Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, the IAF pilot who became the face of a tense military confrontation between India and Pakistan in February, on Monday flew a MiG 21..
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Pleasure to fly with Abhinandan: IAF chief after doing MiG-21 sortie together

Vir Chakra awardee Varthaman who shot down a Pakistani F-16 fighter jet post-Balakot operations had resumed flying operations on August 23.
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IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman flies MiG-21 with Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa a day before induction of AH-64E Apache Guardian helicopters at Pathankot

Indian Air Force (IAF) Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa and Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman on Monday flew sortie in MiG-21 fighter aircraft in Pathankot, Punjab. During the Pakistani counter-attack on..
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Abhinandan Varthaman flies sortie of MiG-21 with IAF Chief

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman on Monday flew a sortie in a MiG-21 fighter aircraft along with IAF Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa. Varthaman fighter jet was shot down during Pakistan counter-attack on..
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IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman to fly MiG-21 during Apache induction

The first batch of the Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian Attack Helicopters, which is world's most lethal attack helicopter, arrived in India in July at the IAF Hindon Airbase in Ghaziabad
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It is because of maintenance engineers that MiG-21 MF is still flying: Air Chief Marshal


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Indian Air Force's Abhinandan Varthaman starts flying MiG 21

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, the IAF pilot who became the face of a tense military confrontation between India and Pakistan in February, has started flying MiG 21 jet again.
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Why fly 44-year-old jets when old cars not on road: IAF chief BS Dhanoa

Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa was referring to the MiG-21 fighter aircraft that had been inducted into the force in 1973-74.
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Wg Cdr Abhinandan Varthaman to be conferred Vir Chakra on Independence Day

Wg Cdr Abhinandan was captured by the Pakistani Army on February 27 after his MiG-21 Bison jet was shot down by Pakistani jets. Before his jet was hit, he downed an F-16 fighter of Pakistan.
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Abhinandan Varthaman to start flying MiG 21 within next two weeks: Sources

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman is set to fly MiG 21 within next two weeks as a medical board cleared his return to fighter cockpit. The 36-year-old IAF pilot had sustained injuries while ejecting..
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Vympel R-73E: All about Russia`s air-to-air missile IAF is buying for Sukhoi Su-30 MKIs

IAF's MiG-21 Bison, MiG-29 UPG and Sukhoi Su-30 MKIs can carry the R-73E missile for a close-range dogfight with enemy aircraft. During the aerial combat on February 27, 2019, IAF Wing Commander..
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MiG-29 fighter of Azerbaijani Air Force crashes into Caspian Sea, pilot missing

MiG-29 is the standard fighter of the Azerbaijani Air and Air Defence Force, also called the Azerbaijani Air Force. The force operates several Russian-origin aircraft. These include the Sukhoi Su-24..
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IAF plans to upgrade and make Sukhoi Su-30 MKIs more lethal

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa expressed satisfaction with the modernisation and upgrade of the MiG-21, MiG-27 and MiG-29 fighters with Russia's help
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'Ready to help', Donald Trump offers to mediate between India-Pakistan on Kashmir issue

*Washington:* US President Donald Trump on Monday offered to mediate between India and Pakistan on the Kashmir issue as he met Prime Minister Imran Khan at the White House for the first time. Trump..
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IAF on spares buying spree for planes like Mirage-2000, MiG-21, Sukhoi Su-30MKI

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has been on a spares buying spree for almost its entire fleet, from fighters, transporters to helicopters.
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IAF not facing shortage of pilots, says government

The fighter aircraft in the IAF fleet include Sukhoi Su-30 MKI, Mirage-2000, MiG-29, MiG-27, MiG-21 Bison, Jaguar and Tejas Light Combat Aircraft. The helicopter fleet has MI-25/MI-35 attack chopper,..
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Bhopal cop sports gunslinger moustache inspired by Abhinandan Varthaman

Bhopal: Taking inspiration from Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman's a Bhopal-based policeman has styled his moustache in his classic gunslinger style. Bhopal cop Kailash Pawar..
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IAF to buy additional Sukhoi Su-30 MKIs and MiG-29 fighters from Russia

IAF requires 42 squadrons to be effective during a two-front war with China and Pakistan but is currently operating with only 31 as it retires the older MiG-21 and MiG-27 aircraft. 
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PM Modi Modi tells Xi: Pakistan must take 'concrete action' against terrorism for peace talks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday raised the issue of cross-border terrorism emanating from Pakistan during his talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping here and said India expects "concrete action"..
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Mohana Singh becomes first woman fighter pilot to fly Hawk jet

Flight Lieutenant Mohana Singh has become the first woman fighter pilot to fly by day a Hawk advanced jet aircraft, a defence release has said. She achieved the feat at the Kalaikunda Air Force..
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