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PHOTOS: Leaders who flew high in fighter jets

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday flew in the Tejas fighter aircraft, becoming the first defence minister to fly in the indigenously-built light combat aircraft. Singh joined a list of......

When President Kalam doubled up as an IAF pilot

On June 8, 2006, President A P J Abdul Kalam became the first Head of State to fly a fighter plane, when he flew the Sukhoi-30 MKI at the Lohegaon Air Force Base in Pune. President Kalam, then 74,......

Sukhoi fighter jet crashes near Pune, both pilots safe

A Sukhoi fighter plane used for the training purpose crashed at Kolwadi near Pune in the Tuesday evening. Both the pilots of the plane escaped unhurt. The Air Force officials have not given any......

LoC killings: Martyr cremated with state honours at Kolhapur

Naik Kundalik Mane, one of the five soldiers killed in Pakistan army's attack along the Line of Control on Monday night, was cremated with full state honours in his native village Pimpalgaon Khurd......

Antony to inaugurate Su-30 squadron at Thanjavur air base

Defence Minister A K Antony will on Monday inaugurate an airbase in Thanjavur to house squadron of IAFs lethal Su-30 MKI combat aircraft, making it the first fighter squadron in south India that......

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