Monday, September 14, 2015

Army microlight aircraft in Jaipur to mark '65 war

Jaipur: The army's microlight expedition team, commemorating 50 years of the 1965 war, arrived here today with a fleet of three microlight aircraft. The expedition led by a team of Army Adventure Wing was flagged off on September 5 from Mhow in Madhya Pradesh.

It took off from Hisar this morning and touched down at a privately owned airfield "Go Fly Zone" near Shahpura. After an hour, the team left for Kota, where it is to perform at an air show on an island lake. The expedition involves a cross-country flight over a distance of 3,250 km in about 13 days. The team has already flown for about 2,200 km covering Bhuj, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Suratgarh, Bhatinda and Hisar.
14/09/15 PTI/Times of India
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