Shillong, Oct 20: As part of 91st Anniversary celebrations of Indian Air Force and Head Quarters, Eastern Air Command’s outreach initiative, an air display was conducted on Friday over Umiam lake.
The display comprised Flypast by Advanced Light Helicopter, Dornier, Rafale and SU 30 aircraft carrying out formation flying. The Chinook helicopters also enthralled the crowd with their display. The aircraft carried out formation flying and other aerial manoeuvers demonstrating flying skills and professionalism. The finale was the helicopter formation flying display by the world renowned Sarang Helicopter Display Team.
Air Marshal SP Dharkar Air Officer Commanding in Chief of the Eastern Air Command was the chief guest. The display was witnessed by a large crowd . There were Civil/State/Defence dignitaries, children and the general public .
“The show was an immaculate display of flying skill, precision and professionalism”, said a statement issued by the PRO defence.