He is on a three-day visit to Air Force Station Nal in Rajasthan, one of the premier air bases operating the MiG-21 aircraft, from December 28.
"Chief of the Air Staff...flew the last sortie of the 'Hawkeyes' thus bringing a glorious end to the reign of the T-96 aircraft, with the Squadron," the Defence Ministry said in a statement.
During the course of his visit, he addressed and interacted with the personnel of the station.
(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)
For the latest News & Live Updates on Election Results from each assembly constituency in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Mizoram, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for updates.