Red Bull’s Zlin 50LX single-engine and single-seater aircraft perform during rehearsals on the eve of the Aero India 2013—AP

Red Bull’s Zlin 50LX single-engine and single-seater aircraft perform during rehearsals on the eve of the Aero India 2013—AP

Red Bull’s Zlin 50LX single-engine and single-seater aircraft perform during rehearsals on the eve of the Aero India 2013—AP

Air power is the most capital-intensive means of war. A modern fighter jet now could cost several hundred crores and the prices seem to be rising exponentially.

I returned to India in August 1946 after serving in Burma and Indonesia during the Second World War.