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Indian Air Force Gets First Batch of Dassault Rafale Fighter Jets

Update: July 29, 2020 The first five Indian Air Force (IAF) Rafale aircraft have arrived at Air Force Station, Ambala. The aircraft got airborne from Dassault Aviation Facility, Merignac, France on the morning of 27 Jul 20 and reached India this afternoon with a planned stopover en-route at Al Dhafra air base in the UAE. The ferry was planned in two stages and was undertaken by IAF pilots. The aircraft covered a distance of nearly 8500 km from France to […]

CB-8010, Boeing C-17A Globemaster III

Nation First! Men in Uniform take Flight to Fight COVID-19

While India is under one of the biggest threats and is fighting strong against the ongoing Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), a lot of efforts are being taken by the Government. The Government has been extending all its support in organizing relief and rescue missions to other countries with the help of National Carrier Air India, on the other hand, the Defence forces of India are also showing their active participation to free India from this COVID-19 epidemic. After the Prime Minister […]

Antonov An-32, Indian Air Force

Indian Air Force’s An-32 flies out of Leh using bio-jet fuel

On January 31, 2020, Indian Air Force achieved yet another milestone after an Antonov An-32 successfully operated a flight using bio-jet fuel. The aircraft departed out of Leh, one of the high altitude airports of India. The flight was powered with a 10% blend of Indian bio-jet fuel. This is the first time that both engines of the aircraft were powered by the bio-jet indigenous fuel. The aircraft was flight tested and its performance was validated at Chandigarh Air Base prior to […]

SB212, Sukhoi Su-30

Indian Air Force inducts No. 222 Squadron “Tigersharks”

Indian Air Force inducted the No. 222 squadron Tigersharks on January 20, 2020 at Air Force Station Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu. The squadron was inducted in the presence of General Bipin Rawat, PVSM UYSM AVSM YSM SM VSM ADC, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, PVSM AVSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff,  Dr G Satheesh Reddy, Secretary, Department of Defence R&D and Chairman, DRDO, Air Marshal Amit Tiwari AVSM VM, Air Officer Commanding – […]