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Republic Day 2020: Chinook, Apache to take part in the flypast for first time

PTI New Delhi | Updated on January 13, 2020 Published on January 13, 2020

A file photo of the AH-64E (I) Apache Guardian helicopter that was handed over to the Indian Air Force   -  File photo: PTI

Newly-inducted attack helicopter Apache and transport chopper Chinook will take part in the Republic Day flypast for the first time on January 26, officials said on Monday.

The ‘Chinook’ formation will comprise three newly-inducted transport helicopters in ‘vic’ formation, a senior IAF official said.

Following them will be the ‘Apache’ formation consisting of the latest attack helicopters of the Indian Air Force. The five attack helicopters would be flying in ‘arrowhead’ formation, he said.

Published on January 13, 2020
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