Aero India 2013 was flagged off to a flying start by Defense Minister A.K. Anthony. Inauguration of this event was marked by a superb flying display by Indian Air force Sarang aerobatics teams as also member of The Flying Bulls from Czech Republic. At the current aero festival, there were many big names missing from the lineup and this added a slight pall of gloom on the event.
Prior to the inauguration of the vent, three Mi 8 helicopters were seen flying by with the tricolor, Air Force flag and Aero India flag. Inauguration ceremony was graced by delegates and officials from India as well as abroad. Highlight of the flying event held to market the inauguration of this event was a display put up by a restored Tiger Moth aircraft. Defense Minister A.K. Anthony made it clear that India was striving to acquire self reliance in the field of defense by creating a string defense industrial base within the country.
During the Aero India 2013 Rolls Royce will be showcasing its innovative Touchscreen technology services that are being used for programming flight plans and during flying various aircrafts. Red Bull Flying Bulls have had a great two days at the Yelahanka air base with pilots, Radka Machova (64), Jiri Saller (60), Jirí Veprek (53) and Miroslav Krejci (56) taking to sky aerobatics for Aero India 2013.