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An Indian Air Force (IAF) officer films Sarang, a helicopter display team of IAF's Dhruv choppers, perform aerobatic maneuvers on the third day of Aero India 2019 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore, India, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Aero India is a biennial event with flying demonstrations by stunt teams and militaries and commercial pavilions where aviation companies display their products and technology.(AP)

HAL delivers first three Dhruv helicopters to Indian Army

Bemgaluru | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2019 06:59 PM IST
HAL had entered into a contract with the Indian Army for 40 ALH (22 ALH Mk III and 18 Mk IV Rudra) in August 2017.
The Indian Army has created a world record of sorts as its pilots and technicians successfully recovered a helicopter which was stuck in snow at an altitude of 18,000 feet at Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir.(PTI/Representative Image)
The Indian Army has created a world record of sorts as its pilots and technicians successfully recovered a helicopter which was stuck in snow at an altitude of 18,000 feet at Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir.(PTI/Representative Image)

Army recovers snow-stuck helicopter from Siachen Glacier, sets new record

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2018 08:00 PM IST
The chopper was stuck at 18,000 feet and recovering it from there is a world record of sorts because India is one of the very few countries in the world who operate helicopters at such high altitudes
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