Short final 13R - from Doha via Bucharest.
The mangled tails of two Pakistani Sabres , mostly would have been shot down by the Gnats of Indian Airforce . Gnats were famously called the 'Sabre Killers'
Mi-4A Hound , Preserved at the Indian Airforce Museum in New Delhi , This aircraft was inducted to boost IAF's capabilities .
IAF was rightly called the swansong of the Iskra . These beautiful birds were inducted in 1975 and phased out in 2004 from Hakimpet AFS , They were used as trainer aircraft.
A close-up of the gun turret fitted onto the IAF An-12 , this aircraft has now retired from active service and can be seen at the IAF Museum in New Delhi.Thanks to Sanat Gaba for the edit!
Del/22/01/1998 Test Registration as D-AVYB
Parked at stand 313.
Final checks before a night flight. 1024pix