The 13th Edition of Aero India-21 will be held at Yelahanka Air Force Base, Bengaluru, Karnataka from February 3rd-7th, 2021. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched the Aero India 2021 website https://aeroindia.gov.in at New Delhi, marking it open for space-bookings.
i.The website will be a contactless online interface and will host all online services related to the event for both the exhibitors and visitors.
ii.It will host informative content about the recent policies of the Ministry of Defence, and also the product profile of indigenous aircraft and helicopters.
Point to be Noted: –
Aero India is a biennial air show and aviation exhibition held in Bengaluru. It is organised by the Defence Exhibition Organisation under the Ministry of Defence. It is Asia’s largest Aeroshow.
i.The 12th edition of “Aero India 2019” was held at the same Yelahanka, Air Force Station, Bengaluru from February 20 to24, 2019.
ii.Around 61 aircrafts participated in the Aero India 2019. Several seminars were conducted by various agencies including the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Skill Development Ministry, State Governments and Industrial Associations in addition to the Ministry of Defence.
Recent Related News:
i.On May 27, 2020 The Indian Air Force(IAF) operationalised its 2nd squadron(Sqn) No. 18 ‘Flying Bullet’ equipped with Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas (Mk-1) Final Operational Clearance(FOC) at its Sulur Air Force Station in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
About Indian Air Force (IAF):
Chief of the Air Staff – Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria
Headquarters – New Delhi