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India Air Force's Tejas aircraft performs during the second day of the Aero India 2021 at Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru.

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BJP MP Tejasvi Surya gestures as he boards a Light Combat Aircraft Tejas for a sortie during Aero India 2021, in Bengaluru.

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IAF aircraft Tejas flies past Yelahanka air base during the inauguration of the 13th edition of Aero India, in Bengaluru.

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A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bomber, right, flies with an Indian Air Force light combat aircraft Tejas on the inaugural day of Aero India 2021 at Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru.

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In this file photo, is seen Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat from the cockpit of the Light Combat Aircraft 'Tejas' in Bengaluru. CCS chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved Rs 48,000 Cr deal to buy 83 Tejas fighters to strengthen the IAF.

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In this file photo, is seen IAF aircraft 'Tejas' in Ghaziabad. CCS chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved Rs 48,000 Cr deal to buy 83 Tejas fighters to strengthen the IAF.

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Tejas fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force during the 88th Indian Air Force Day celebrations, at Hindon Airbase in Ghaziabad.

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Visitors watch as IAF's Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas lands after a fly pst during the 88th Air Force Day parade at Hindon airbase in Ghaziabad.

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Visitors watch as a Tejas aircraft of Indian Air Force lands after a fly-past during the full dress rehearsal for the 88th Indian Air Force Day celebrations, at Hindon Airbase in Ghaziabad.

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Tejas aircraft of the Indian Air Force flies past during the full dress rehearsal for the 88th Indian Air Force Day celebrations, at Hindon Airbase in Ghaziabad.

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Tejas fighter jet of the Indian Air Force flies over Ladakh region amid the prolonged India-China face off, in Leh district.

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IAF's Tejas aircraft flies during the Rafale induction ceremony, in Ambala.

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The second squadron of the indigenous Tejas Mk-1 FOC (Final Operations Clearance) fighter aircraft accorded water salute during its induction ceremony into the Indian Air Force in Sulur of Coimbatore district.

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Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria prepares to fly Tejas single-seater Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), during its induction ceremony into the Indian Air Force in Sulur of Coimbatore district.

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Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria flies the LCA Tejas fighter with 45 Squadron at Air Force Station in Sulur of Tamil Nadu. He is on a visit to the Station for operationalisation of 18 Squadron.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh waves as he sits inside the cockpit of a light combat aircraft Tejas before a sortie at HAL airport in Bengaluru.

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IAF aircraft 'Tejas' performs during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, in Ghaziabad.

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IAF aircragt 'Tejas' performs as an 'Apache' helicopter is seen parked in the foreground, during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, in Ghaziabad.

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IAF aircraft 'Tejas' performs during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, in Ghaziabad.

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The Light Combat Aircraft prepares to take off for a sortie from the HAL airport in Bengaluru.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Air Vice Marshal N Tiwari pose for a photograph after a sortie in Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas at HAL airport, in Bengaluru.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets Hindustan Aeronautics Limited employees after a sortie in Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas at HAL airport, in Bengaluru. Air Vice Marshal N Tiwari is also seen.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh waves as he sits inside the cockpit of a light combat aircraft Tejas before a sortie at HAL airport in Bengaluru.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh waves atop a light combat aircraft Tejas before a sortie at HAL airport in Bengaluru.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh prepares to fly in the Tejas fighter aircraft from the HAL airport in Bengaluru.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh prepares to fly in the Tejas fighter aircraft from the HAL airport in Bengaluru.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh prepares to fly in the Tejas fighter aircraft from the HAL airport in Bengaluru.

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