NEW DELHI — The MiG-21 FL fighter, a variant of the MiG-21 that heralded the supersonic era of the Indian air force (IAF), will enter the annals of military aviation history after the aircraft fly their last sortie on Dec. 11. Marking the beginning of the end of almost 50 years of MiG-21 operations in the IAF, four MiG-21 FLs will fly a “box formation” as their final sortie. “The deafening roar of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 FL afterburner, an iconic delta-wing fighter aircraft, will ...
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