IAF News

Shooting down Mi-17 in Budgam was a 'big mistake' on our part: IAF Chief

In his first press conference after being appointed the Indian Air Force Chief, Bhadauria said Air Force has achieved many important milestones in the last year including Balakot airstrikes. 

IAF Chief strongly backs indigenous 5th generation jet, says no plan to import

Bhadauria said, "No plans for importing a fifth-generation jet. The Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA) project is being given go ahead. We have given full support to it. The programme is taking off."


Indian Air Force Mi-17 helicopter makes emergency landing in Karnataka's Mandya

According to Mandya police, no casualties were reported due to the emergency landing.

IAF Wing Commander Anjali Singh becomes India's first female military diplomat

Anjali Singh is from the aeronautical engineering branch of the Indian Air Force (IAF) with 17 years of service. She is trained on MiG-29 aircraft.

IAF gets new firepower, inducts eight Apache attack helicopters

The Apache helicopters, the world’s most lethal multi-role combat chopper, had reached India at IAF Hindon Airbase in Ghaziabad on July 27, 2019 and after a series of trials, they were sent to Pathankot airbase.

Gujarat: 319 salt pan workers in Kutch rescued, 123 of them airlifted

The workers of the bromine-manufacturing company were cut off for around 24 hours as roads were submerged or damaged and mobile networks down, officials said.


Wing Commander Tarun Chaudhri becomes first IAF pilot to complete wingsuit skydive jump

The jump was accomplished from a Mi-17 helicopter from an altitude of 8,500 feet.

Indian Air Force mobile game to launch on July 31: Here's everything to know

The Indian Air Force will be launching a new mobile game for Android and iOS smartphones on July 31. The upcoming game will let gamers play as an airforce pilot.

An-32 rescue operations stuck due to bad weather for three days now

An additional 19-member team, including four Garud commandoes of the IAF, has set off on foot to assist the existing 18-member team camping near the crash site.

Black box of IAF An-32 recovered by rescue team; operation underway to recover bodies

In a statement issued, the IAF said the process of recovering mortal remains of those killed in the crash was still underway. Poor weather conditions in the region were hampering operations thereby affecting the pace of recovery.

IAF Photos

Indian Air Force jets' landing drills on Lucknow-Agra Expressway

As part of an emergency landing drill, sixteen aircraft of the Indian Air Force on Tuesday took part in a touch-and-go exercise at an airstrip on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway.

IAF with MTDC gears up for Indian Air Force Show 2015

IAF along with Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation gears up for Indian Air Force Show 2015.


IAF Videos

India's Own Tejas Fighter At Bahrain Air Show

This was the first appearance of Tejas at a foreign air show, and is bound to be compared with Pakistan’s JF-17 Thunder fighter produced with Chinese help.