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IAF Show In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Suryakiran Aerobatic Teams of Indian Air Force (IAF) is going to perform air shows in Bhubaneswar and Puri this month.

According to official sources, the IAF will exhibit the air show over the vast stretch of Kathajodi river bed in Bhubaneswar on September 16 while the air show in Puri will be conducted over Raj Bhavan on September 18.

Sources said Biju Patnaik International Airport will be used as the base for the display. The IAF had earlier performed such an air show in Cuttack in 2018.

Apart from Odisha, the IAF will also display air shows in Guwahati on September 26 and 27 in Chandigarh on October 8 and at Bareilly on October 14.

The Suryakiran Aerobatic Team of the IAF is one of the nine aircraft display teams across the world. The IAF Team undertakes the extremely challenging role of doing aerobatic manoeuvres close to the ground in large formations.

The aim of the aerobatic display is to showcase the professionalism and skill of the Indian Air Force pilots as well as to instill a sense of patriotism in the youth of the country

The Suryakiran of the IAF was formed in 1996 and has been personifying the motto of the IAF-“Touch the sky with glory”.