4.30 p.m.: Over 50 years since its first flight, variants of Kiran have trained 10,000 pilots, and flown over 12 lakh hours. Air Marshall Ramesh Naik says Kiran will continue to be used for training for at least three years, until the next intermediate jet trainer is developed. Nearly 260 such planes have been manufactured by HAL.
3.30 p.m.: Scandinavian Catwalk being pulled on the tarmac. Photo by Mohit M. Rao
3.05 p.m.: American F15s on the tarmac. Photo by Mohit M. Rao
2.30 p.m.: "Incidents like the Flying Bull collision mid-air are not common. But we're not shocked. It's part of the risks. We had adjusted our routine based on the altitude of Bengaluru - for instance, we don't do loops because of the thin air," Breitling team pilot, David Barell
2.00 p.m.: After yesterday's accident, the Flying Bulls will not be performing today. They are out of the airshow.
12:50 pm: The crowd watching the acrobatic air show.
12: 13 pm: With India looking to buy Rafael's , the display of the French aircraft has generated interest among visitors here
12 pm: Yakovlevs on display, enticing the crowd with their performance.