Monday, 10 December 2012

RAAF chief Air Marshal Geoffrey Brown flies the IAF Su-30

Australian Chief of Air Force air Marshal Geoffrey Brown tried his hands on India’s frontline fighter plane on Friday. Brown is on a two-day visit to Jodhpur air force station. Jodhpur air base had deployed one squadron of Sukhoi last year and will be soon getting another squadron.

According to sources, Brown expressed his wish to fly Su-30 on Friday noon. “He flew it over the base as a small sortie and landed at the base expressing his delight at the experience,” told a source.
Brown had landed at Jodhpur air base with a six-member delegation on Thursday evening, with a view to discuss the issues of common interest with the air commodore of Jodhpur air force station R N Gaekwad and visit the air force station of Jodhpur.

Besides this, Brown and his wife Amanda also watched the ongoing Horse Polo tournament at Polo Grounds and visited the Mehrangarh Fort and Umaid Bhawan Palace with the delegation.
Brown will fly for New Delhi on Saturday morning.

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