Wing Commander Venu Nambeesan (retd), a former pilot and joint director of Air Force Intelligence, throws more light on the job of a fighter pilot.
The Medium Weight Fighter (MWF), the gen-next variant of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas – LCA MK-II, will enter the Detail Design phase next month.
Varthaman was conferred the Vir Chakra, the coveted wartime gallantry medal, for downing the F-16 jet of Pakistan during the aerial combat.
The Pentagon notified the Congress on Friday of its decision to approve military sales worth USD 125 million that would result in 24x7 end-use monitoring of the F-16 fighter jets of Pakistan.
Mohana was one among the three women pilots inducted by the Air Force into the fighter stream.
This is a major step in HAL’s efforts to outsource Tejas parts to the private industries, in line with the Make in India mandate.
The Indian Air Force on Thursday displayed parts of an AMRAAM beyond visual range air-to-air missile as evidence to "conclusively" prove that Pakistan deployed US-manufactured F-16 fighter jets .
Pakistan on Wednesday categorically said that no F-16 fighter jets were used and denied that one of its planes had been downed by the Indian Air Force.
The Indian Air Force is planning for yet another FDR on Tuesday to fine tune the flying patterns.
Kumar said he was upbeat about his new US role to build business for the F-15 programme the world over.