The excitement around Rafale fighters is at an all time high with five Rafale fighter jets landing at the Indian Air Force base in Ambala, Haryana. The twin-engine multi-role combat aircraft developed by French aircraft manufacturer Dassault is capable of a range of combat roles including ground support, aerial reconnaissance, interception, in-depth strikes and nuclear deterrence. While a lot can be known about the Rafale and also be seen in YouTube videos, most civilians will rarely get a chance to see it up close. So, if you are itching to get a feel of what it takes to fly a Rafale fighter jet then you can thank the Indian Air Force for having a simulation game available for free on both iOS and Android. The simulation game called ‘Indian Air Force – A Cut Above’ allows users to choose from aircrafts like Tejas, Rafale, Mirage-2000, Su-30 among others. 03:02 … [Read more...] about Indian Air Force game will give you a feel of flying Rafale fighter jets
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