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Eye in the sky.... Here's what to expect at Aero India 2017

February 14, 2017 09:10 IST

For fans of fighter jets and airports, the Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru is the place to be.

Starting Tuesday, the four-day Aero India 2017 event will kick off which will feature several state-of-the-art aircraft.

The grand event will see a participation of 30 countries, including United States of America, the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Japan.

So, here’s a tiny preview of what’s to come. 

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The HAL Light Combat Helicopter performing aerial manoeuvres during a rehearsal at the Bengaluru air space. Photograph: @SpokespersonMoD/Twitter

Troops practise slithering from the Dhruv Utility Helicopter. Photograph: @SpokespersonMoD/Twitter

Jets performing acrobatic stunts are surely to get you excited! That's the Surya Kiran Aerobatic Team showing off their skills. Photograph: @SpokespersonMoD/Twitter

The much discussed Rafale fighter jet on a sortie during a rehearsal. And there's good news...  Visitors will be able to see the Rafale fly thrice a day every day from February 14. Photograph: Shailendra Bhojak/PTI Photo

-- How India got the Rafale at a lower price

The IAF's Light Comabt Aircraft Tejas during rehearsal. Photograph: Shailendra Bhojak/PTI Photo

-- What the IAF expects from its Tejas fighters

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People look at Britain’s aerobatic team Yakovlevs perform during a rehearsal. Photograph: Shailendra Bhojak/PTI Photo 

The Scandinavian Air Show Team will also feature during the event. Photograph: Shailendra Bhojak/PTI Photo 

Don't forget to keep looking at the skies... You may get surprised. Photograph: Shailendra Bhojak/PTI Photo