Some pictures show Gen Kenneth S. Wilsbach, a US Air Force Commander, flying Russia’s ‘Top Dog’ Su-30 Fighter Jet, thanks to the Indo-US joint exercise with the Indian Air Force.
US Pacific Air Force Commander, Gen Kenneth S. Wilsbach, flew in the Russian-origin fighter jet, Sukhoi (Su30MKI) at Kalaikunda air base of Indian Air Force (IAF) during Indo-US joint exercise, ‘Cope India’ (10-24th April) on Tuesday.
Gen Wilsbach flew in a ‘training mission’ during the Cope India exercise, said IAF Spokesperson, Wg Cdr Ashish Moghe, in an official statement here in Delhi.
US Commander also interacted with Air Marshal SP Dharkar, AOC-in-C of IAF’s Eastern Air Command & the exercise participants during his visit to Kalaikunda, India’s air base in West Bengal.
Gen Wilsbach is on an official visit to India these days and had met IAF Chief, Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari, and Defence Secretary Giridhar Aramane in Delhi before visiting Kalaikunda.
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