Bangalore: The Indian Air Force's aerobatic team - Surya Kiran - will perform at the Bangalore air show on Friday.
The pilots of the Surya Kiran team feel it is a privilege to fly the machines and say it's a different high when they paint the Indian skies in tri color.
The Surya Kiran team has almost sixteen Kiran jet planes. The Indian Air Force trains rookie pilots on such aircraft. Because of a severe shortage, these Surya Kiran planes are also increasingly roped in for mundane training activities, limiting the number of performances the team can give every year. ...more
11:28 AM, Feb 11, 2011