On the occasion of the 74th Republic Day, the Indian Air Force (IAF) presented a spectacular flypast and air display with 50 aircraft and helicopters of the three forces — Air, Navy, and Army.
This included 45 aircraft of the Air Force, one from the Navy, and four helicopters of the Army that exhibited their aerobatics and professional skills.
Baaz, comprising three MiG- 29 ac formations flew in the VIC echelon.
#WATCH | ‘Baaz’ formation comprising three Mig 29 multirole fighters at the 2023 Republic Day flypast
(Video source: Western Air Command, IAF) pic.twitter.com/WH5HaWbvsR
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For the formation of Trishul, three Su-30 Mki ac at 900 kmph flew over the water channel North of Kartvya Path along with the IAF Marching Contingent. Approaching the Dais, the formation pulled ug outwards for Trishul manoeuvre.
Vijay, one Rafale ac also flew in at 900 kmph behind the Trishul formation over water channel North of Kartavya Path. The aircraft pulled up for Vertical Charlie and carried several turns while approaching the Dais.
President Droupadi Murmu led the nation on Thursday in celebrating the 74th Republic Day from the Kartavya Path.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi was the Chief Guest at the parade.