Aero India 2013 - Sarang Aerobatics Display
When the beautiful ‘Sarang’ dances with the thundering ‘Bulls’ and valiant ‘Knights’ the sky of Bangalore will witness a lot of adventure, excitement and colours of thrill. ‘Sarang’, the helicopter display team of the Indian Air Force will be displaying their thunderous stunts with ‘Flying Bulls’ of Czech Republic and ‘Russian Knights’ of Russia. All these teams will participate in the ninth edition of Aero India-2013 at Bangalore. Being organised by Department of Defence Production, this biennial event of five days provides a significant platform for Indian and Foreign defence manufacturers. . Sarang team flies four HAL Dhruvs. The name Sarang means Peacock, is symbolic as it is the national bird of India. The team was formed in October 2003 and their first public performance was at the Asian Aerospace Show, Singapore, 2004. It is the regular performer of Aero India and Air Force day Parade.
Flying Bulls is one of the most accomplished European aerobatics team. It has been a member of the Red Bull family. The Flying Bulls aerobatics team consists of four pilots (three men and one woman), and they present formation aerobatics of unbelievable precision. Team’s history began back in 1960. First as "Box Trener" and then as "Sky Box", it spent decades as a symbol for peerless flying skill with Zlin 50 LX and other aircraft. The Russian Knights aerobatic demonstration team of the Russian Air Force will perform ten demonstration flights during Aero India. The Russian Knights formed on April 5, 1991 at the Kubinka Air Base, Russia with six Sukhoi Su-27s but now performs with four Su-27Ps and two Su-27UBs.