IAF Chief BS Dhanoa to fly Rafale during visit to FranceJuly 16, 2017 12:29
Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, the Indian Air Force chief, will begin a four-day official visit to France on Monday in an attempt to further strengthen the existing defence corporation between the two countries.
During his visit, Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa is scheduled to hold bilateral discussions with senior military officials of the French armed forces.
In addition, the air chief who has flown the MiG 21 and Tejas, will also fly the Rafale plane during his visit.
Back in September, India signed a 7.878 billion euros (Rs 59,630 crore) contract with France's Dassault Aviation to supply 36 Rafale jet fighters.