Meet the Rafale Pilot Wing Commander Manish Singh from a UP Village Ballia who made history by flying the beast home from France

It was a moment of pride for seven Indian Air Force pilots who brought the first batch of five Rafale fighter aircraft to India from France on July 29 . Minutes after landing at Ambala Air Force Station, the seven pilots were welcomed by the Air Force chief Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria.

The pilots include Group Captain Harkirat Singh who is the Commanding Officer of the 17 squadron, Wing Commander Manish Singh, Group captain R Kataria, Wing Commander Abhishek Tripathi, Wing Commander Siddhu and Wing Commander Arun.

As the Rafale jets landed in Ambala, people of Bakwa village in Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh erupted in joy as Wing Commander Manish Singh belongs to this village.
Manish’s father, Madan Singh, is a retired army jawan

Wing commander Manish Singh from Small village Ballia (Red marked )

Wing Commander Singh got his early education at a private school in the village and after studying in the village till Class IV, he went to the Sainik School in Karnal. Wing Commander Singh joined the IAF and was posted in Gorakhpur in 2017-18. After the government finalised Rafale deal with France, Wing Commander Singh was selected by the IAF to go to France for training.

Wing Commander Manish Singh has once again proved that talent is not dependent on facilities as he comes from a remote village but has achieved great heights by flying a fighter plane like Rafale.

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Rafale fighter jets land at IAF Airbase in Ambala

The first batch of Rafale fighter jets that took off from France on Monday has landed at the Ambala airbase today giving the country’s air power a strategic edge over its adversaries in the neighbourhood. 

The five fighter aircraft, which were flown by Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots, arrived here after covering a distance of 7,000 km with air-to-air refuelling and a single stop in the United Arab Emirates.

Prime Minister Modi welcomed the arrival of the first batch of five Rafale jets at the IAF Station in Ambala Wednesday.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s also welcomed the arrival of the first batch of five Rafale Jets

 A security blanket has been thrown around the air force station by the police, on the request of the IAF to prevent any photography and videography of the arrival of the aircraft. Further, Section 144 has also been imposed in four villages close to the Ambala airbase.

“Golden Arrows” Reach Home Tweeted by Indian Air Force.

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