That's only true for the CATOBAR Navy and the VTOL Marine versions.F-35 is fat, really fat. Can NOT do supersonic cruise. Maneuverability is very bad, much worse than F-16. Flight envelope is bad.
BS Russian Airforce Budget lower than IAF With big assetsrussia is big region and have to fly for more hour resulting in more crashes unlike india which has less flight hours but crash rate is high
BS Russian Airforce Budget lower than IAF With big assets
India has More Flying hours 150
Average flying hours of IAF Pilots may range from 200–300 hrs per year i.e. 6.25 hr (approx) per week, For those who are thinking its very less, well even for USAF and other NATO Allies Average Hours is almost same. Also, please note that this data is not published anywhere, but based on various articles and reports, this is what i came up with, and looks very near to real figures.
Do you have Source of thatrussia and u.s are involved in international airforce missions but indian airforce is only limited to india so their flight hours are definitely less