Two Eurofighter Typhoons of the Italian Air Force arrived at Yelahanka Air Force Station in Bengaluru, India, on Friday to showcase their outstanding operational capabilities at “Asia’s premiere air show,” Aero India 2011. This was revealed by Eurofighter in a statement.
Aero India, held every year at Yelahanka Air Force Station in Bengaluru, draws wide participation from civil and military aircraft manufacturers from across the world.
Aircraft manufacturers from about 20 countries, including the US, UK, France, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Russia, Israel, Brazil, Ukraine and the Netherlands, will participate in Aero India 2011, scheduled to be held from February 9 to February 13.
This is the first time that the Italian Air Force Typhoons visit India to participate in the 8th edition of the Indian aerospace exhibition, organized by the Indian Ministry of Defence, Eurofighter said.
Regarded as the most advanced aircraft in terms of performance and technology, Eurofighter Typhoon expects to thrill the visitors of Aero India 2011.
Aero India 2011 will also see maneuvers and aerobatics from the world’s famous aircrafts such as MiG-35, MiG-29, Globemaster C-13, Boeing P-8I, Russian SU-30 aircraft, Jaguar aircrafts and the like.
While aircrafts gear up to show their perfect stunts in air during Aero India 2011, the air show will also serve as a platform for various global players in aircraft manufacturing to connect with the expanding Indian aerospace industry. According to the official site of Aero India, “Success through global co-operation” is what India looks forward to, through Aero India 2011. This would definitely mean mutual benefits from R&D, product support and sharing production expertise.
Aero India is also a great event to cash in on tourism for India, as Bengaluru’s major hotels observe full bookings during the show, observed a travel industry expert.