Russian Knights Show off Chaff and Flares at Aero India 2013

The Russian Knights (Russkiye Vityazi) Air Acrobatics team of the Russian Air Force show off their skills with their Sukhoi Su-27s during the Aero India 2013 Air Show in Bangalore. The jets after flying in formation deployed Chaff and Flares, which are part of evasive countermeasures used to confuse enemy aircraft and deflect incoming missiles et al during air-to-air combat. They make spectacular scenes in the sky. One of the Sukhois can be seen to the top of the picture. (Sorry for the blemishes in the picture, the camera is quite old and has lens defects)

Crowds at Bangalore Aero India 2013

The Crowd watching air acrobatics performances at the Bangalore Aero India 2013 Air Show. The show is held once every two years and often enthralls crowds with formidable air stunts and displays by daredevils under hot and baking sun. The Aero India shows are always attended by sell-out crowds in Bangalore. This  picture is just of a part of the audience watching the show.