April 19, 2021 7:22 am
Arun Gaikwad, a superintendent (logistics) with the Indian Air Force, lost his father-in-law in January this year. His brother-in-law Rohit, who was admitted to Baner Covid Care Centre, died on April 3, mother-in-law on April 4, and another brother-in-law Atul on April 14.
January 31, 2021 11:23 pm
The work, which began in October 2020, had already limited civil operations only to daytime. The airport remains shut for flights between 8 pm and 8 am.
October 15, 2020 6:18 pm
The IAF's Rafale project management team has an office in Paris headed by a Group Captain-rank officer. The team is tasked with overseeing the production timelines as well as coordinating training of the crew.
October 09, 2020 7:58 pm
Equipped with state of art radiation tracking and guidance system, the missile system has undergone preliminary tests in the past with the help of an operational fighter squadron of the Indian Air Force.
September 23, 2020 6:39 pm
IAF recruitment 2020: The recruitment rally will be held from October 9 to 19 in Jodhpur. The online application process will be held between September 27 to 28 at airmenselection.cdac.in
May 27, 2020 7:27 pm
The No 18 Squadron, formed in 1965 with the motto "Teevra aur Nirbhaya" meaning "Swift and Fearless," "actively participated" in the 1971 war with Pakistan and had earned the sobriquet "Defenders of Kashmir Valley" by being the first to land and operate from Srinagar. The Squadron was "resurrected" on April 1 this year at Sulur.
May 25, 2020 4:53 pm
According to a PIB (Defence Wing) release, the squadron "Flying Bullets" will be operationalised at the Sulur Air Force Station on Wednesday. The Squadron will be equipped with LCA Tejas FOC (final operation clearance) aircraft and will be the second IAF Squadron to fly LCA Tejas," after the 45 Squadron based at Coimbatore.
May 03, 2020 1:42 pm
An IAF chopper first showered flower petals on the National War Memorial, paying tributes to the police officials for their work and determination amid the nationwide lockdown.
April 17, 2020 6:23 pm
The helicopter had taken off from Pathankot air base and was on a routine training sortie when the crew detected a technical failure and managed to land it without any damage.
March 04, 2020 7:51 pm
The Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR), after conducting a number of studies since 2006, has listed domestic and personal problems, marital discord, stress and financial trouble as the major causes of suicides by armed forces personnel.
October 08, 2020 4:07 pm
October 8 is celebrated as the Air Force Day because on this day, the Air Force in India was officially raised in 1932 as the supporting force of the Royal Air Force of the United Kingdom.
September 03, 2019 8:15 am
Days before his retirement from the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa Monday undertook his last fighter sortie on a MiG-21 aircraft with Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman at the Pathankot airbase in Punjab.
March 04, 2019 6:45 am
IAF pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was handed over to Indian officials at the Wagah border in Punjab. Abhinandan's parents — his father, an IAF veteran — had traveled to Amritsar from Chennai this morning to receive him on arrival