Indian Air Force
First time ever on Republic Day! 75 fighter jets and helicopters will fly in different formations over Rajpath
One of the grandest flypasts will take place this year on the newly renovated Rajpath. There will be 75 aircraft from the three services – the Indian Air Force, Navy and the Army will be part of this year’s Republic Day Parade in line with the Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav celebrations.
Sharing details about the flypast, official spokesperson of Western Air Command Wing Commander Indranil Nandi told mediapersons virtually: “There will be a total of 17 Jaguars which will roar above Rajpath this Republic Day.
In the flypast there will be the Indian Navy’s MiG 29 K and the P8i surveillance aircraft as part of different formations.”
No. This year, LCA “Tejas’’ will not fly over Rajpath.