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IAF Boeing Ah64 conducts its inaugural flight

Apache at Boeing facility (Boeing India/Twitter)
July 30, 2018

World leading aircraft manufacturing company Boeing has successfully conducted the inaugural test flight of iconic Apache Gunship helicopter which will be inducted into Indian Air Force.

The test was conducted at Boeing production facility in Mesa, Arizona. The helicopter was spotted with the typical grey camouflage color scheme with Indian Air Force roundels.

The fuselage for the helicopter was delivered by Tata Boeing Aerospace under “Make in India” initiative. The fuselage was delivered in record time.

India is buying around 22 Apache helicopters to boost the firepower of Indian Air Force. Along with the helicopters, India is also getting stringer missiles and other weapon packages.