Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman may soon fly fighter planes again

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman may soon fly fighter planes again

Varthaman created military aviation history by shooting down a Pakistani F-16 during a dogfight with the Pakistan Air Force over the Line of Control on February 27, seconds before his own MiG-21 Bison was hit by a missile forcing him to eject. Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman(PTI file photo) There’s a “good chance” of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman returning to a fighter cockpit soon but the final clearance will be given by the Bengaluru-based Institute of Aerospace Medicine (IAM) where the 35-year-old will undergo a series of tests in the coming weeks, two Indian Air […]

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