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IAF Team Inducts for the Singapore Air Show 2024

February 12, 2024 Photo(s): By PRO (Air Force)

A team of 71 personnel of Indian Air Force's (IAF) Sarang Helicopter Display Team landed at the PayaLebar Air Base of Singapore to participate in the Singapore Air Show 2024. The world renowned Sarang Helicopter Display Team will be showcasing its spectacular aerobatics manoeuvres at this event with five Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH) also known as 'Dhruv'. The induction was carried out with the IAF's C-17 Globemaster III heavy lift transport aircraft.

The biennial Singapore Air Show is scheduled to commence on February 20, 2024 and shall conclude on February 24, 2024. The show features various aerial displays from participants from all over the globe.

The Sarang Helicopter Display Team was formed in 2003 and it is noteworthy that their very first International public performance was in 2004, at Asian Aerospace Show Singapore itself. Initially formed and raised as a three helicopter formation, the Sarang team now boasts of a thrilling five-helicopter display and has performed over 1200 displays at more than 385 venues all around the globe.

The 'Dhruv’ helicopter, designed and conceived by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited is an all-weather, multi-mission capable helicopter. It features rigid, hinge- less rotors making it highly manoeuvrable and suitable for military roles. The variant of ALH flown by Sarang team is ALH MK-I. The other variants are ALH Mk-II, ALH MK-IlI and the latest variants is ALH MK IV, an armed version.