WATCH: Rafale Jet Lands In Bengaluru For Aero India Show

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A Rafale fighter that will take part in the Aero India show touched down in Bengaluru on Wednesday, hours after the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India's report on the intergovernmental deal between India and France was released revealing that the NDA's price for the aircraft was 2.86% lower than the UPA's negotiated non-deal price.

Written By Ankit Prasad | Mumbai | Updated On:

A Rafale fighter that will take part in the Aero India show touched down in Bengaluru on Wednesday, hours after the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India's report on the intergovernmental deal between India and France was released revealing that the NDA's price for the aircraft was 2.86% lower than the UPA's negotiated non-deal price.

In the video, the sleek aircraft can be seen nose-up, gliding its way onto the runway to make a smooth landing. 

READ | Republic Accesses CAG Rafale Report: NDA Deal 2.86% Cheaper Than UPA's Non-deal

The annual Aero India show will take place between February 20 and 24 at the Air Force Station at Yelahanka.

Over 60 aircraft are expected to participate in the aviation showpiece, including those belonging to the IAF and HAL, as well as a number of aircraft from France, and also from global behemoths Airbus and Boeing.

India is expected to start receiving the two squadrons comprising a total of 36 Rafale fighters in September this year.

Watch visuals of the landing in the player above.

Update:

A total of three Rafale aircraft have landed in Bengaluru for the Aero India show:

 

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