IAF's Sarang team to perform helicopter aerobatics at Wings India 2022

Sarang is the helicopter air display team of the Indian Air Force that flies four modified HAL Dhruv helicopters, also known as Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH).

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  23 March 2022 10:15 AM GMT
IAFs Sarang team to perform helicopter aerobatics at Wings India 2022

Hyderabad: In the Wings India 2022 event scheduled to be held between 24-27 March at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad, the Indian Air Force's Sarang team will perform helicopter aerobics. Sarang is the helicopter air display team of the Indian Air Force that flies four modified HAL Dhruv helicopters, also known as Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH).

Sarang's helicopter aerobatics shows are scheduled as follows- from noon to 12:25 PM on 24 and 25 March and twice from noon – to 12:25 PM and from 4:00 PM to 4:25 PM on 26 and 27 March.

As the rotors churn and the beautifully coloured Advanced Light Helicopters, Mk1 take off to paint the skies, the team ensured plenty of breathtaking moments for the viewers. The team has been drawing attention internationally as well as at home, since its inception.

Sarang flew its maiden display in Singapore at the Asian Aerospace airshow in 2004. The team displayed a good show in Chile and at Al Ain Grand Prix in UAE in the year 2005. The team was adjudged the Best Helicopter Display Team and the Third Best Display Team in Al Ain Grand Prix.

The team put up a jaw-dropping display in Germany and the UK in the year 2008. Following an invitation from Royal Bahrain Air Force, Sarang enthralled the audience in Bahrain Air Show in 2016. The team was invited in 2018 to commemorate the 50th National Day in Mauritius.

In Feb 2021, on the occasion of the 70th Sri Lankan Air Force anniversary, Sarang put up a riveting display along the beautiful coastline. In July 2021, on the occasion of MAKS 2021, one of the largest aviation exhibitions in the world, the team put up a stellar performance. The team also participated in the Dubai Airshow 2021 in November as the only four-helicopter display team and put up a splendid show.

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