Kochi: Sarang, the helicopter formation flying team of the Indian Air Force (IAF), will conduct an aerobatic display in connection with the Navy Day celebrations at Marine Drive for the residents of the city on Friday at 10.30 a.m.

A separate display for an invited audience will be carried out at the Naval Base during the Beating Retreat Ceremony the same day at 5 p.m. The Sarang aerobatic team has four Dhruv helicopters. The Sulur-based team, formed in October 2003, has performed to wide acclaim at the Asian Aerospace Exhibition in Singapore and the Farnborough International Air show in the United Kingdom besides other international venues. Wing Commander Ravuri Sheetal leads the team.

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