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How Well Do You Know the Indian Air Force?

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1. In air force terms, what is a Bison?
a. A 4x4 Truck
b. An upgraded MiG-21
c. A Heavylift Transport Aircraft

2. Which helicopter is flown by an IAF unit called 'Featherweights'?
a. HAL Advanced Light Helicopter
b. Cheetah Helicopter
c. Mi-26

3. What is the latest acquisition in the IAF inventory? (aircraft that has been inducted recently)
a. MiG-29K
b. Su-30MKI
c. Embraer ERJ135

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Wrong!
The correct answer is The Embraer ERJ135. It is an executive transport aircraft inducted into the Air HQ and Communications Squadron. It is used for flying VIPs.
Correct!
The Embraer ERJ135. It is an executive transport aircraft inducted into the Air HQ and Communications Squadron. It is used for flying VIPs.
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4. The newest squadron in the IAF was formed two years ago. It is called the MARS. What exactly is it?
a. Maritime Air Recce Squadron
b. Military Airlift and Recovery Squadron
c. Mid Air Refuelling Squadron

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong!
MARS stands for Mid Air Refuelling Squadron -- No 78 MARS was formed in 2004 and equipped the with newly acquired Il-78 Air to Air Refuelling Tankers.
Correct!
MARS stands for Mid Air Refuelling Squadron -- No 78 MARS was formed in 2004 and equipped with the newly acquired Il-78 Air to Air Refuelling Tankers.
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