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Aero India 2019: Sarang, Tejas dazzle at air show in Bengaluru

The might of the Rafale jet was in full flow as it roared into the skies at the Yelahanka air base, the venue for the event, giving a dazzling display with breathtaking manoeuvres.

Sarang, Tejas dazzle at Aero India 2019 in Bengaluru

The 12th edition of Aero India, Asia's biggest air show, opened on Wednesday at Yelahanka air force station in Bengaluru. This will be a five-day long biennial event. (PTI)

Sarang, Tejas dazzle at Aero India 2019 in Bengaluru

The might of the Rafale jet was in full flow as it roared into the skies at the Yelahanka air base, the venue for the event, giving a dazzling display with breathtaking manoeuvres. (AP)

The Yakovlevs, a UK based aerobatic team flying Russian designed Yakovlev aircrafts, perform aerobatic maneuvers ahead of Aero India 2019 at Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru. (AP)

Sarang, Tejas dazzle at Aero India 2019 in Bengaluru

IAF's Sarang display team performs during the 12th edition of Aero India 2019. Enthralling stunts were performed by Sarang aerobatics teams with daredevil crosses and spins, that has been the mainstay of the Aero India for many editions. (PTI)

Sarang, Tejas dazzle at Aero India 2019 in Bengaluru

In pic: IAF's Dornier aircraft, flanked by HTT-40 and Hawk, manoeuvres during the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 air show. The air display began with vintage Dakota aircraft, followed by formations of Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Dhruv and Light Utility Helicopter, DO-228, Hawk and HTT40 aircrafts. (PTI)

Sarang, Tejas dazzle at Aero India 2019 in Bengaluru

Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu, Karnataka CM H D Kumaraswamy, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, Army Chief Gen Bipin Singh Rawat and Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa during the inauguration of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru, Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019. (PTI)

Sarang, Tejas dazzle at Aero India 2019 in Bengaluru

LCA Tejas also paid tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who named it as Tejas, by performing certain sets of manoeuvres. (PTI)

Sarang, Tejas dazzle at Aero India 2019 in Bengaluru

An aircraft made-up by flowers installed at the AERO India 2019 exhibition. According to Aero India's official website, a total of 61 aircraft would be on display and 403 exhibitors would be part of the show. (PTI)

Sarang, Tejas dazzle at Aero India 2019 in Bengaluru

Rafale takes off during the inauguration of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 air show at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru, Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019. (PTI)