IAF marks 84 years in service

An oath-taking ceremony was organised for all the IAF personnel in the Air Force Training Team.

By: Express News Service | Pune | Published:October 10, 2016 12:30 am
IAF, indian air force, iaf anniversary, indian air force anniversary, iaf anniversary celebrations, indian air force anniversary celebrations, india news, indian express news IAF personnel perform with their guns during on the occasion of the 84th Air Force Day parade at Hindon Air Force base in Ghaziabad on Saturday. (Source: PTI Photo)

THE 84th ANNIVERSARY of the Indian Air Force was celebrated at the National Defence Academy (NDA) on Saturday. Commandant of the NDA, Air Marshal JS Kler, was the chief guest at the traditional cutting of Air Force Day cake and high tea.

An oath-taking ceremony was organised for all the IAF personnel in the Air Force Training Team. Air Marshal Kler administered the oath. NDA is a tri-service military training establishment where Army, Navy and Air Force cadets are trained.

There are about 65 Air Force cadets in every course who are given flying training for 7.5 hours on Super Dimona-powered aircraft over 10 sorties in the final term. The Air Force cadets also get trained in aviation-related subjects, including meteorology, air traffic and flight.

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