World's finest flying beauties to be showcased at Aero India 2013
Feb 06, 2013 12:44pm
The indigeneous Light Combat Aircraft making a mark during a training sortie at Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru.
Aviation companies from around the world are expected to participate in the five-day event that starts on February 6.
Red Bull's Zlin 50LX single-engine single-seater aircraft performing aerobatic flight during rehearsals for the Aero India 2013 at Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru.
Fighter aircraft and others are lined up at the tarmac ahead of the Aero India 2013 at Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru.
An Indian helicopter flies over a US Air Force KC-135 during rehearsals on the eve of the Aero India 2013 at Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru.
The US is again the lead exhibitor with more than 60 firms from the US including Boeing and Lockheed will display their wares.
A foreign exhibitor prepares a booth inside the exhibition area at Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru.
The show is expected to send a strong message to foreign vendors on technology transfer and offsets.
Rafael, a French twin-engine fighter aircraft is towed during rehearsals on the eve of the Aero India 2013 at Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru.
France will be putting on an aerial display of its Rafale fighter during the show.
Indian Air Force single engine, tailless fighter aircraft Tejas performs during rehearsals.
Indian Air Force helicopters perform aerobatic flight during rehearsals.
Although big ticket aircraft deals are done or in process, India still offers a lucrative market for makers of helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles and air defence systems.
An Indian Air Force aircraft flies during rehearsals.
The Aero India 2013 will showcase indigenous success stories such as the armed light helicopter Rudra and the early warning radar on an Embraer aircraft.
Red Bull's Zlin 50LX single-engine and single-seater aircrafts perform during rehearsals.