IAF delegation attends MAKS 2019 air show in Russia

A delegation of Indian Air Force personnel led by Director General of Air Operations Air Marshal Amit Dev on Thursday attended International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS 2019 airshow held at the Russian city of Zukhovski.

During the visit, the delegation was shown MiG-35 and Su-57 fighter aircraft, while two IAF test pilots – BS Reddy and FL Roy – got the opportunity to fly MiG-35.

“Indian Air Force delegation led by Air Marshal Amit Dev, Director General Air Operations, visited International Aviation & Space Salon MAKS 2019 airshow being held at Zukhovski, Russia from 27 to 29 Aug 19,” Indian Air Force wrote on Twitter.

MAKS is Russia’s premier international air show held biennially at Zhukovsky International Airport near Moscow.

The aircraft is usually seen as Russia’s attempt to market its wares for foreign purchases.

The 2019 edition of the three-day show kickstarted on Tuesday.

ANI

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