Ex Pitch Black 2018: A stunning video of Indian Air Force Su-30MKI jet's historic flight from RAAF airbase in Darwin, Australia

  • By Indian Air Force
  • 02:27 PM, August 8, 2018
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The Indian Air Force (IAF) shared a stunning video of Su-30MKI and C-130J aircraft undertaking their maiden flight operations from Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) base in Darwin, Australia, on July 30.

The inspiring video shows the aircraft being prepped for the flight by the IAF team. Four fighter planes Sukhoi Su-30MKI and Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules, a military transport aircraft, are part of the IAF contingent taking part in the multinational air exercise - Ex Pitch Black 2018. Officially inaugurated on July 27, the exercise will be on till August 17.

Sharing the video on Twitter and Youtube, the IAF wrote: “#ExPitchBlack18 : IAF makes HISTORY - SU30MKI & C-130J aircraft undertook Maiden Flying Operations at Darwin, Australia, 30 Jul 18. The closer we bond...The harder we train...The tighter we team...The better we fight...Let the bridges we build join us in strength”.