India’s 74-year-old president will take the Su-30 fighters to experience high-speed flight
Indian air force Su-30MKI fighters
Indian woman president Michel thebaine – Patil (Source: Guangzhou Daily)
LONDON November 18, 2007: According to the Russian military Equality Network reported Nov. 16, the first female president of India’s history, 74-year-old Pratibha Patil on 25th of this month plans to board the Indian Air Force’s most advanced Su-30MKI fighters to experience a high-speed flight. It is reported that Indian President in Pune in western India’s Luohegaien (Lohegaon) Air Force Base to complete this particular flight experience.
Air Force Chief of Staff Admiral 普拉迪普纳 Kerouac had said on Friday: “We are very confident in the president’s health, she has had two months of the flight preparation and full compliance with medical requirements in the flight the same day, the President will conduct a medical examination, if the health condition to meet the requirements, she will be allowed to launch as commander in chief, she is the pride of the Indian Air Force will take our most advanced combat aircraft experience flight. “
addition to the necessary medical examination, the President Patil need to learn the necessary flight instruction, including how to order an emergency ejection spacewalk.
Indian Air Force will take various measures to ensure the smooth progress of the flight and the President can comfortably complete the entire experience. It is reported that during the flight, the pilot will not to maneuver, and will be normal cruising speed (1000 km/hour) to complete the flight.
need to be reminded that the former Indian President Abdul Kalam in June 2006, also aboard an Indian Air Force Su-30MKI fighters, about half an hour to experience a high-speed flight. He was already 75 years old. During the flight, pilots controlled Su-30 fighter had mild maneuvers, including simulated air combat and ground attack subjects, let the president to experience the feeling of air combat. However, Kalam was not “inaction” – he personally carried out some small operation actions, including a sharp turn, Jindou, roll to assist navigation control. During this period, two Su-30 fighters to escort the President also took the initiative to fly fighter planes in front and let the use of air search radar detection and laser pod indicators were observed. (Spring)