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Bangalore Airshow - Aero India 2019

I took a break from bird watching to see some different types of flying things at Aero India 2019, the biennial airshow held in Bangalore. Here's a photo tour...


Sukhoi SU-30 MKI...
















Some helicopters...








AEWACS Embraer - Airborne early warning and control system...


Two of these recently played a major role in the bombing of terrorist training camps in Pakistan by IAF...


Yakovlev aerobatic team...




































Two of the yakovlevs trying to make a heart...












More choppers...





The vintage Dakota DC-3 was operational in the Indian Air Force from 1947 to 1971. A restored version of the Douglas DC-3 caught everyone's attention...


The old workhorse was fully restored to its original glory in 2018...


Rajeev Chandrasekhar, a Member of Parliament got the aircraft from scrap in 2011 and restored it to flying condition in UK before gifting it to the IAF...






  A demo of commando operations in a surgical strike... 













 Tejas - Light Combat Aircraft...








Sarang helicopter display team...
















 USAF F-16...


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 I hope you liked the post. Do let me know your feedback in the comments section below...


22 comments:

  1. Stunning images, Shiju. I've never been to an airshow. What a breathtaking range of aircraft to be able to have seen in flight!

    SSG xxx

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  2. wow amazing pics. Thanks a lot for the post.
    Jai Hind

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  3. Many nice captures. Kinda current post. Your air force was in the news all over the world. Hope thinks gets better soon.

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  4. Amazing, amazing and they did make a heart after all. They're such clear shots as well as great actions shots too.

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  5. Wow! Great photos!!! I love airshows. Our small local airport has one each year.

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  6. Great show, and excellent captures. Well done.

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  7. I’ve been to a few air shows in my time so I can appreciate how good your photos are. Some great shots here, I really enjoyed viewing them. #SeniorSalon

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  8. Simply stunning set of images. I have to believe that flying helicopters in tight formation may be more difficult than jets. Really well done. Have a blessed day.

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  9. The clarity of your shots is amazing. I could almost see the eye colours of the pilots. What a fantastic collection here.

    Thanks for linking up for #lifethisweek. Next week's optional prompt is 10/51 Share Your Snaps #2. 11/3/19. Denyse

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  10. I enjoy seeing these photos. Brings back memories of growing up, as my dad was in the Air Force. We went to many air shows. Thank you for linking up today.

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  11. It's quite amazing what those talented pilots can do up there! Great captures. Thank you for linking up to My Corner of the World!

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  12. Incredible airplane shots! Have a wonderful weekend!

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  13. Wow, great photography Shiju. Some of those stunts look pretty hair raising!

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  14. What beautiful captures! I don't know that I had a favorite - they were all great. Alana ramblinwitham.blogspot.com

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  15. So cool to see! Thank you so much for all the great photos ♥
    It was a long time ago since I was on a "flyday". I think I better check up the military will have some this summer :-(

    ///Laila
    https://tillklippt.blogspot.com/

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  16. Amazing to capture shadows on planes in flight!

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