IAF crew starts training on Chinook helicopters at US facilityOct 17,2018 SOURCE: UNI
he Chinook heavy helicopters are all set to arrive in India as IAF has commenced training on the heavy helicopters in United States of America. According to Indian Air force, the crew has commenced training on Chinook helicopters on October 8 at Delaware, USA. During the initial conversation phase, four pilots and four flight engineers of Indian Air Force are training on Chinook helicopters. The acquisition of these heavy lift helicopters will going to add to the capabilities of the force. Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa on the occasion of 86th anniversary of Air Force had said that technologically evolving over eight decades, the acquisition of 36 French `Rafale’ fighter aircraft, S-400 missile systems from Russia, Apache attack helicopters and Chinook Heavy Lift helicopters from the US will add to the capability of Air Force.