IAF Commanders’ Conference 2021: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Addresses Inaugural Session of AFCC

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday addressed the biannual Indian Air Force (IAF) Commanders’ Conference (AFCC-21) at Air Headquarters. Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria welcomed Singh, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat, and other senior officials from the Ministry of Defence (MoD).

Aanchal Gangwal, Daughter of Tea Seller in Madhya Pradesh’s Neemuch, Commissioned Into IAF As Flying Officer

Despite all odds, Aanchal Gangwal fulfilled her dream of becoming an Indian Air Force (IAF) officer. The daughter of a tea seller from a small district in Madhya Pradesh, was commissioned into the IAF as a flying officer. Aanchal was awarded the President’s Plaque at the Combined Graduation Parade by Chief of the Air Staff,Continue reading “Aanchal Gangwal, Daughter of Tea Seller in Madhya Pradesh’s Neemuch, Commissioned Into IAF As Flying Officer”

Combined Graduation Parade 2020: 61 Officers Join Flying Branch, 62 Inducted Into Ground Duty Branches of IAF; Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria Reviews The Parade

Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria reviewed the Combined Graduation Parade (CGP) held at Air Force Academy, Dundigal on June 20, 2020. Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria formally conferred the ‘President’s Commission’ on 123 Flight Cadets as well as awarded ‘Wings’ to 11 officers from Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard.Continue reading “Combined Graduation Parade 2020: 61 Officers Join Flying Branch, 62 Inducted Into Ground Duty Branches of IAF; Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria Reviews The Parade”

‘Flying Bullets’, IAF’s No. 18 Squadron, Becomes Operational After Induction of LCA Tejas Mk 1 Aircraft

Giving a boost to “Make in India” programme, he Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday inducted Tejas Mk-1 Final Operation Clearance (FOC) aircraft into the recently resurrected No 18 Squadron, the “Flying Bullets” at Air Force Station Sulur. The Squadron is the first in the IAF to induct this platform.

‘Flying Bullets’ to be Made Operational on May 27 at Sulur Airbase, IAF’s No. 18 Squadron to Fly LCA Tejas Mk 1

The “Flying Bullets”, No. 18 Squadron, of the Indian Air Force (IAF) will be made operational on Wednesday at Sulur Airbase by the Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhaduaria. The “Flying Bullets” will be the second IAF squadron which will fly indigenously-built fourth generation Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas.