Air Force Day | Indian Air Force Celebrates 87th IAF Day

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) will soon be observing the 87th IAF Day on October 8. The air display started with flag bearing skydivers of the Akash Ganga team dropping out of an AN-32 aircraft within their colorful canopies. The flypast frontline fighters and would incorporate modern and vintage transportation aircraft. The service will conclude with a display. Every year, Air Force Day is celebrated in the Hindon foundation in presence of IAF chief and senior officers of the three-armed forces. IAF on Sunday had run a dress rehearsal, including air drills. The IAF was founded on October 8, 1932, and the drive has engaged in many wars and missions that were a milestone. 

Indian Air Force is the largest air force in the world after Russia, China, and the US. The IAF has over 60 airbases around India. The Hindon Air Force Station of the Indian Air Force is the 8th largest in the entire world and the largest in Asia. Its motto “Nabha Sparsham Deeptham” is taken from the eleventh chapter of the Bhagavad Gita. Throughout its ‘Raahat‘ assignment flash floods. IAF made a world record in aviation by rescuing almost 20,000 civilians. IAF is the strongest Air Force in the world. Padmavathy Bandopadhyay is the very first girl Air Marshal of the Indian Air Force. The 2019 Balakot airstrike is the achievement of IAF. 

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat paid floral tributes at the National War Memorial. Indian Air Force at a tweet approached their families and the air-warriors on the event of Air Force Day. 

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