In pictures: 11th edition of 'Aero India 2017' kicks off in Bengaluru

Display over the skies of Yelahanka Air Force Station on the inaugural day of the 11th edition of 'Aero India', a biennial air show and aviation exhibition, in Bengaluru.
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Members of the Scandinavian Sky Cats team perform manoeuvres during an aerial display over the skies of Yelahanka Air Force Station on the inaugural day of the 11th edition of 'Aero India', a biennial air show and aviation exhibition, in Bangalore on February 14, 2017. (MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Visitors watch the Surya Kirans aerobatic team of the Indian Air Force during an aerial display over the skies of Yelahanka Air Force Station on the inaugural day of the 11th edition of 'Aero India', a biennial air show and aviation exhibition, in Bangalore on February 14, 2017. (MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Saab JAS 39 Gripen performs during an aerial display over the Yelahanka Air Force Station on the inaugural day of the 11th edition of 'Aero India', a biennial air show and aviation exhibition, in Bangalore on February 14, 2017. (MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Rudra Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) of the Indian Air Force performs during an aerial display over the skies of Yelahanka Air Force Station on the inaugural day of the 11th edition of 'Aero India', a biennial air show and aviation exhibition, in Bangalore on February 14, 2017. (MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Members of the Scandinavian Sky Cats team perform manoeuvres during an aerial display over the skies of Yelahanka Air Force Station on the inaugural day of the 11th edition of 'Aero India', a biennial air show and aviation exhibition, in Bangalore on February 14, 2017. (MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Mi17 V5 helicopters of the Indian Air Force perform a fly past on the inaugural day of the 11th edition of 'Aero India', a biennial air show and aviation exhibition, in Bangalore on February 14, 2017. (MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Officers of the French Air Force watch an aerial display over the skies of Yelahanka Air Force Station on the inaugural day of the 11th edition of 'Aero India', a biennial air show and aviation exhibition, in Bangalore on February 14, 2017. (MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Members of the Scandinavian Sky Cats team perform manoeuvres during an aerial display over the skies of Yelahanka Air Force Station on the inaugural day of the 11th edition of 'Aero India', a biennial air show and aviation exhibition, in Bangalore on February 14, 2017. (MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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(R-L) Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, and Air Chief Marshal of the Indian Airforce Birender Singh Dhanoa watch the Surya Kirans aerobatic team of the Indian Air Force during an aerial display over the skies of Yelahanka Air Force Station on the inaugural day of the 11th edition of 'Aero India', a biennial air show and aviation exhibition, in Bangalore on February 14, 2017. (MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Lockheed Martin's F16, the 4th generation advanced fighter of the US Air Force, taxis on the tarmac on the inaugural day of the 11th edition of 'Aero India', a biennial air show and aviation exhibition, in Bangalore on February 14, 2017. (MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP/Getty Images)