Suryakiran

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Surya Kiran - Aircraft
... Suryakiran operates 16 HJT-16 Kiran Mk.2 trainer aircraft ... The two inboard drop tanks of Suryakiran Kiran Mk.2 aircraft have been modified to carry colour dye for generating smoke ... two outboard drop tanks can be used to carry fuel, which gives Suryakiran aircraft a maximum ferry range of 280 nm ...
Surya Kiran - History
... The genesis of the 'Suryakiran Aerobatic Team' (SKAT) can be traced back to 1982, the golden jubilee year of the Indian Air Force, when 'The Thunderbolts', a ... Thus, the Suryakiran team was formed in 1996 as a 6-aircraft team, with Wg Cdr Kuldeep Malik VM, VSM, a former Thunderbolts member, as the first team leader ... By 1997, the Suryakiran team had been expanded to 9 aircraft ...