Remarks: The workhorse of the Indian Army at high altitudes , the SA315B Lama was license produced by HAL as 'Cheetah'.The Cheetah has been serving the Army Aviation Corps (AAC) since 1976 and is Army's trusted option for high altitudes.Probably the incorrect registration since all Cheetah registrations begin with either 1 or 2.
Remarks: Inducted in the 60's the Mi-4 was a vital component of the Indian Airforce helicopter fleet and performed extensive rescue operations during and post the Indo-China War of 1962.Seen here is a well preserved Mi-4 in VIP livery,of the AHQCS.
Remarks: The workhorse of the Indian Army at high altitudes , the SA315B Lama was license produced by HAL as 'Cheetah'.The Cheetah has been serving the Army Aviation Corps (AAC) since 1976 and is Army's trusted option for high altitudes.A closeup of the heli!
Remarks: The modernized and weaponized version of the Mi-17 : The lethal Mi-17V5.The upgrades include a weather radar, a state of the art autopilot, a winch and all weather capability in any kind of terrain.The nose of the helicopter is peculiar and resembles a Dolphin.
Remarks: The specially modified version of the Dornier Do228 for the Indian Coast Guard equipped to perform maritime surveillance.The hump below the fuselage is a 360 degree surveillance radar.Also , fitted on the aircraft is a FLIR , a high power searchlight and a Omega Navigation System.
Remarks: The Hawk Mk. 132 is the latest export variant of the Hawk specially for the Indian Airforce and was previously known as the Mk. 115Y.These aircraft are powered by the Rolls-Royce Adour Mk 871 engine.Hawks are used by the Indian Airforce in the Advanced Trainer role for fighter pilots.Seen here on static display at Aeroindia '13.
Remarks: EP-IAM lines up Runway 27 at Mumbai for departure for a flight to Tehran.This is the only active passenger 747-100 and is around 34 years old , flew first in 1979 and still going strong.Well maintained by Iran Air and also kept very neat.A true beauty.
Remarks: The Dornier Do 228 gifted by the Indian government to Seychelles Airforce.On static display at Aeroindia '13.The German doll is super cute , license produced by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited at Kanpur.
Remarks: The Hawker Siddeley HS 748 is a medium-sized turboprop airliner originally designed by the British firm Avro in the late 1950s.HAL license produces the Series 1 and Series 2 748's.This particular aircraft was ferrying military personnel in and out of Aeroindia '13.
Remarks: The Lockheed Martin C-130J "Super" Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft. The C-130J is a comprehensive update of the venerable Lockheed C-130 Hercules, with new engines, flight deck, and other systems. The Hercules family has the longest continuous production run of any military aircraft in history.Indian Airforce acquired six C-130J's.Also , seen fitted in this pic is the detachable refueling probe.
Remarks: The second prototype of the LCH in digital camouflage.The HAL Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) is a multirole combat helicopter being developed in India by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for use by the Indian Air Force and the Indian Army.Seen here on static display at Aeroindia '13.
Indian Airforce Mi-8PS Z3040 : VIP transport taxies out of the Yelahanka VIP Ramp.The VIP colours look pretty good on the Mils and Avros!This particular helo was there at VOYK on all the days , arriving in the morning and leaving later in the evening! Amazing helicopter again!