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    Default India's biggest air show kicks off today at Bangalore

    Aero India show, India's premier air show, started in Bangalore where more than 70 countries are participating. India is considered as a lucrative market for makers of helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles and air defence systems. Here is a glimpse of some of the participating Indian flying machines.



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    Pilatus PC-7 Mark-II trainer aircraft, Indian Air Force trainee pilots will now get a new set of wings to learn their basic flying skills. Swiss made Pilatus also knows as ‘Astra’ draw a lot of attraction during Aero India-2013, Asia’s premier Air Show being held at Air Force Station, Yelhanka, in Bangalore on Tuesday.

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    Manufactured by the Hindustan Aeronauticals Ltd with German assistance, this utility helicopter was pressed into service in 2002.

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    Dassault Rafale, French twin-engine delta-wing fighter aircraft designed and built by Dassault Aviation, recently acquired by the IAF

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    The HAL Rudra is an armed version of the Dhruv with anti-tank missiles and air-to-air missiles

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    The Brazilian Embraer 145 that has Active Electronic Scanned Array (AESA) radar, giving it the capability to detect missiles and hostile fighters at all angles, was acquired by India in August 2012

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    Tejas is a lightweight multi-role fighter developed by India. It is the 2nd supersonic fighter to be designed by the HAL after the Marut.

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    The Sukhoi 30 MKI, developed jointly by Russia's Sukhoi and HAL of India, is the most potent fighter jet in the IAF.

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    will try to go next week......

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    nice show .............
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    India's own Light Combat Aircraft Tejas shows its aerobatic skills.
    let it rain over me....

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    The Flying Bulls of the Czech Republic show off their aerobatic skills at the show.
    let it rain over me....

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    A 1930 Vintage Tiger Moth aircraft at Yelahanka Air Force Station, Bangalore.
    let it rain over me....

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    Defence Minister A K Antony in the cockpit of weaponised Dhruv Helicopter (Rudra) at a static display at the Aero India 2013.
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