Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria visited a Rafale aircraft training facility on the third day of his five-day visit to France. He also thanked the French aerospace industry for ensuring timely delivery of the jets.
The craft departed the ISS with undocking right on time at 21:34 EDT on Saturday, reported NASA.
3 more Rafale fighter jets will join land in India today. The fighter jets will join the Golden Arrows Squadron in Ambala.
The new additions would increase the number of these planes to 21 as already 11 of these planes are flying with the Ambala-based 17 Squadron.
The Indian Air Force has said that a Group Captain was killed in an accident involving a MiG-21 Bison aircraft at an airbase in central India.
Once again, an aircraft-shaped balloon with Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) written on it found in Bhalwal area of Jammu on March 16.
At least four people were reported dead when a military aircraft crashed in Kazakhstan's Almaty airport on Saturday.
India has permitted Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's aircraft to use Indian Air Space as he travels to Sri Lanka.
Koshyari was scheduled to travel by a state government plane to Dehradun in Uttarakhand at 10 am on Thursday, but permission was not granted for the flight.
The centaur-class aircraft carrier was in service with the Indian Navy for 29 years before being decommissioned in March 2017.
As part of IAF's disaster relief Task Force, a C130J Super Hercules transport aircraft landed at the Jolly Grant airport in Dehradun with rescue teams and other heavy equipment on board.
Two IAF C-130 aircraft from AFS Hindan have positioned NDRF teams at Dehradun, where Mi-17 & ALH helicopters are deployed for onward deployment to Joshimath. An additional ALH deployed at Joshimath has undertaken recce of affected areas: Indian Air Force
Noting the actions and capabilities of the Chinese side, the IAF Chief said, "They had brought their J-20 fighter aircraft (to areas close to Eastern Ladakh) and they go off from there but that is the flexibility of airpower.
One Rafale with 2 Jaguar Deep penetration strike aircraft & 2 MiG-29 Air Superiority Fighters, in 'Eklavya’ formation are the next to fly past, at a height of 300m & speed of 780 Km/h.
Parade culminates with a single Rafale aircraft flying at a speed of 900km/hr carrying out a ‘Vertical Charlie’. The aircraft is piloted by Gp Capt Harkirat Singh, Shaurya Chakra, Commanding Officer of 17 Squadron with Sqn Ldr Kislaykant.
The newly inducted Rafale fighter aircraft will feature in India's Republic Day parade on January 26 and culminate the flypast by carrying out the 'Vertical Charlie' formation.
The world will be witness to the might of the Indian Armed Forces this Republic Day. The IAF tableau, fabricated on a 50-feet-long platform consisting of trailer towed by a tractor, would display the motto 'Touch the Sky with Glory'.