The Diamond Triangle Expedition,of the National Defence Academy (NDA) stopped over Belgaum today morning which had started from Mhow in Madhya Pradesh.
Team comprises of four microlight aircraft and two powered hang-gliders and 13 pilots and main aim is to motivate the youth to join the Armed forces. There are two Savannah, an X Air and a Hanuman aircraft and Clipper hang-gliders in the team. The aim of this expedition is to spread the message of peace and bonhomie through the medium of adventure sports.
Military College of Telecommunication Engineering (MCTE), Mhow,has undertaken this with participation of the Army Aero Nodal Centre (AANC) — an adventure node run by the Corps of Signals.
It will touch Goa and head back to Madhya Pradesh. The expedition will cover 2,700 kilometres aerially and the path is roughly a triangular and hence the name.