MiG-21 Fighter Aircraft (File Photo/Facebook)

Why fly 44-yr-old jets when old cars not on road: IAF chief – 2 min read

New Delhi:  Indian Air Force chief B.S. Dhanoa on Tuesday questioned why India is flying aircraft that are over four decades old when no one drives even cars of that vintage. Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa was referring to the MiG-21 fighter aircraft that had been inducted into the force in 1973-74. “The fifth-generation fighters are […]

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa (File Photo/IANS)

IAF Mirage crashed when air chief was in Bengaluru

Bengaluru :  Air Chief Marshall B.S. Dhanoa was present here on Friday when an upgraded version of Mirage-2000 jet fighter crashed and its two pilots died despite ejecting out of it. “The Chief of Air Staff chaired the Training Command Commanders’ Conference at the Training Command headquarters at Hebbal in the city,” said a press […]