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US Air Force chief Goldfein flies Tejas aircraft

Written by  Nimrat Kaur -- February 03rd 2018 04:53 PM
US Air Force chief Goldfein flies Tejas aircraft

US Air Force chief Goldfein flies Tejas aircraft

The Chief of Staff of the US Air Force, General David L Goldfein, on Saturday flew India’s light combat aircraft ‘Tejas’ at the air force station here. Goldfein was accompanied by Air Vice Marshal A P Singh as co-pilot during the sortie, defence officials said. “General David L Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the US Air Force, is on an official visit to India. He flew a sortie in ‘#MadeinIndia’ LCA Tejas aircraft at AF Stn Jodhpur today,” the IAF said on Twitter. [caption id="attachment_108687" align="aligncenter" width="566"]US Air Force chief Goldfein flies Tejas aircraft US Air Force chief Goldfein flies Tejas aircraft[/caption] “His visit was a gesture of mutual cooperation between the Indian and the US air forces, both of which are considered the best in the world,” the official said. “We look forward to deepening the relationship between our two air forces,” General Goldfein said in his posts on Twitter and Facebook. The first squadron of Tejas was inducted into the IAF in July 2016. -PTC News


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