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Business News/ News / India/  From Sukhoi to Mirage aircraft, take a look at IAF's air show on Purvanchal Expressway
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From Sukhoi to Mirage aircraft, take a look at IAF's air show on Purvanchal Expressway

The Purvanchal Expressway includes a 3.2 km long landing strip which can be used by fighter and transport jets during emergencies

A Mirage 2000 fighter jet lands at the landing strip on Purvanchal Expressway during the air show.Premium
A Mirage 2000 fighter jet lands at the landing strip on Purvanchal Expressway during the air show.

Indian Air Force presented a thrilling air show along the landing strip on Purvanchal Expressway, which was dedicated to the nation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday. The demonstration featured nail-biting manoeuvres by IAF's Mirage 2000, Sukhoi-30 and Jaguar fighter jets.

Prime Minister Modi landed on the airstrip in an IAF aircraft to attend the inauguration ceremony for the Purvanchal Express. The expressway includes a 3.2 km long landing strip which can be used by fighter and transport jets during emergencies.

Here's a look at the performance by IAF pilots:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the 341-km Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh after landing on the highway airstrip in an IAF C-130 Hercules plane.

Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath received the prime minister at the airstrip.

The 341-km expressway links state capital Lucknow with Ghazipur and has been constructed at an estimated cost of 22,500 crore.

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Published: 16 Nov 2021, 04:49 PM IST
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