Sorry! Right click is disabled. :)

Tag : Indian Air Force

LA-5020, HAL LCA Tejas

LCA Tejas to Participate in Exercise Cobra Warrior in the United Kingdom

UPDATE : In light of the ongoing Ukraine-|Russia fiasco, Exercise Cobra Warrior has been called off. More details to be received.     On February 23, 2022, Indian Air Force made an announcement that the Made in India fighter jet, LCA Tejas will be participating in the Cobra Warrior 2022 exercise. This exercise will be held in the United Kingdom between March 6 to March 27, 2022. IAF Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas will participate in the exercise along with […]

Dubai Airshow 2021 (#DAS21)

Update (0400 GMT): Russian Knights have confirmed their presence for the Dubai Air Show 2021 flying display program. Dubai Airshow 2021 (#DAS21) – one of the most anticipated biennial airshow event opens on Sunday, November 14th. The event will take place at the Dubai Airshow Site, DWC in Dubai. The airshow will bring aviation manufacturers, leading airlines, and others related businesses together to share announcements about their latest products. Just like the previous edition in 2019, Team VT Aviation will be […]

ALH Dhruv of Sarang and BaE Hawk 132 of Suryakiran

Sarang and Suryakiran’s Combined Performance Creates History

Like every alternate year, this year too, Yelahanka Air Force Station, was the venue of India’s most loved and followed airshow, Aero India. Amidst the COVID-19 situation, it was a brave decision for the authorities to go ahead with the event for three days (between February 3 and 5) by making it a business only event. The 2021 edition of Aero India was not just an air show but surely proved to be a venue where history was written this […]

ZS-SND, Airbus A340-600

A lookback at 2020

Year 2020! Something that gives everyone a sour taste in their mouth when taking a look back today. The onset of (COVID-19) what just started as a normal virus to a pandemic has caused tables to turn and the economy to crumble badly. Aviation industry was one among the worst hit businesses. From passenger numbers crumbling to new lows, airlines shutting shop and aircrafts (such as the Boeing 747-400s, Airbus A350s etc) being phased out of the fleet, the aviation […]

Picture Courtesy: Indian Air Force

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 […]

Passenger screening at CSMIA - Coronavirus

UPDATE: This airport has screened 150,000+ passengers for COVID-19

The ongoing Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has created havoc across the world. Global markets have been hugely impacted by the spreading virus. The virus, which originated in People’e Republic of China, has spread across 100 countries. The death toll has reached 3900+ till date and total cases have surpassed 110,000 across the globe. While the entire world is talking and taking precautions, a lot of active measures have been taken in the Aviation industry too. Passengers flying in from […]

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 – […]

Air Fest 2019

Indian Air Force to host Air Fest 2019 in Nagpur

In order to encourage youth to join the Indian Air Force, Air Fest 2019, an aerial display has been planned at Nagpur on November 8 and 10, 2019 by the Head Quarters Maintenance Command. IAF recently celebrated it’s 83rd Air Force Day at Hindon Air Force Station, Ghaziabad with a thrilling display of the metal birds from various squadrons. This year’s Air Fest will have a performance by the AkashGanga Display Team. The AkashGanga Display Team is Indian Air Force‘s […]