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3 Rafale jets fly into India for Bengaluru air show

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

French Dassault flew to three fighters to participate in the 12th edition of 2019 air show from February 20-24, an said on Thursday.

"Three have come on Wednesday to participate in the air show at our base here. Two of them will be on flying display and one on static display on the tarmac margins at the event," an told IANS.

The biennial international expo is being held at the Yellahanka base of the (IAF) near the

The advanced fourth generation medium multi-role combat are in the service of

"Two of them will fly for practice from Thursday to Sunday in the afternoon, for rehearsals on February 18-19 and for business visitors and public from February 20-24 before noon and afternoon," said a defence exhibition

is buying 36 of the twin-engine, multi-role to replace the ageing Russian-made fleet of the over the next four years.

Besides Rafale, military and civil of different types have flown into the city for the mega event from the world over, including the US.

About 60 firms, including the state-run (HAL), IAF, DRDO-ADA, Army Aviation, and will showcase their aircraft for flying and static display.

Global majors, including, (US), (US), (Russia) and (Sweden), will be among the exhibitors at the event.



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First Published: Thu, February 14 2019. 15:16 IST