Air Force

In a significant first, IAF’s C-130J makes night landing at Kargil airstrip

In a significant milestone, an Indian Air Force C-130J Super Hercules tactical transport aircraft recently landed in the Kargil airstrip during night for the first time. Read More

Two IAF pilots killed in Pilatus trainer crash near Hyderabad

Two Indian Air Force pilots – an instructor and a trainee – were killed when the Pilatus PC-7 Mk II trainer aircraft they were flying during a training sortie crashed near Hyderabad on Monday morning. Read More

Modi flies in LCA Tejas

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took a sortie in indigenously designed and developed light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas. Read More

LCA Tejas to participate in Dubai airshow for second time

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)-built light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas will be participating for the second consecutive time in Dubai airshow to be held from November 13-17. Read More

Mig-21 retires, Oorials squadron in Rajasthan to house Sukhoi fighters now

New Delhi: The Number 4 Squadron (Oorials) of the Indian Air Force (IAF) based at Air Force Station Uttarlai (Barmer) is converting from the MiG-21 to the Su-30 MKI, marking a watershed moment in the history of the squadron which was operating the MiG-21 since 1966.The MiG-21 was the first supers ... Read More

Indian Air Force phases out another MiG-21 squadron

Indian Air Force (IAF) on Monday retired one of its three remaining squadrons of the Russian-origin MiG-21 Bison fighter aircraft. It flew in the skies of Uttarlai in Barmer district of Rajasthan. Read More

Know about Air Marshal PK Barbora – the IAF officer reactivated DBO airstrip

Former Indian Air Force vice chief Air Marshal PK Barbora (Retd) was passed away on Monday after illness at the age of 72 years in Delhi. The officer was known for calling a spade a spade. Read More

Indian Air Force chief ACM VR Chaudhuri unveils new IAF ensign

Indian Air Force chief ACM VR Chaudhuri on Sunday unveiled the new ensign of the IAF at Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh on the occasion of 91st anniversary celebrations. Read More

Who is Group Captain Shaliza Dhami who led the Indian Air Force parade at Prayagraj

In a first in the history of the Indian Air Force, a woman officer, Group Captain Shaliza Dhami led the IAF Day parade at air force station Bamrauli in Prayagraj on the occasion of the force’s 91st anniversary. Read More

IAF Day celebrations: ACM VR Chaudhuri to unveil new ensign at Prayagraj

As part of India’s endeavour of shedding away from the colonial legacy, the Indian Air Force will unveil its new ensign at the 91st IAF Day celebrations at Prayagraj on Sunday. Read More


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