Presented here on this page are various Paintings by Miscellaneous Artists. These paintings show Indian Air Force aircraft or battle scenes and have been gathered from various sources. A good source of such paintings are the Squadron/Signal publications 'In Action' Series. These series of books depict various paintings by western artists on IAF and PAF battle scenarios. Prominent among them is the MiG-21 C-992 which graced the cover of "MiG-21 in Action". Also seen in the series include a Hawker Tempest in IAF markings. The series publication on PAF aircraft also shows a MiG-19 in aircombat with a Sukhoi-7 as well as a F-104 Starfighter shooting down the Indian Navy Alize.
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Maruts over Jodhpur
Sqn Ldr (Retd) Tony Garg, a former Marut Pilot, painted two Maruts making a low pass over the Mehrangarh fort in Jodhpur
BAe Hawk Mk.132 A3480
Keith Woodcock of UK was commissioned by British Aerospace to do this painting of the first Indian Hawk
This artist's depiction of HA-558 over the Himalayas is from the rear cover of the Squadron / Signal Publication [Hawker Typhoon / Tempest in Action ]
The cover of the Japanese Publication depicts a dramatic scene of a Hunter after it had fatally damaged a MiG-19 in aircombat. Though the theme was good, no MiG-19 was ever claimed shot down by Hawker Hunters in the Indian Air Force
This black and a white painting appeared in a Japanese publication on the Hawker Hunter. The drawing shows a Hunter and a PAF Sabre sparring it out in Air Combat.
The Sharkmouth painted Sukhoi-7 BMK is reproduced in this beautiful painting done for a Plastic Model kit.
An artist's rendition of a pair of Canberra B(I) Mk.58s attacking harbour installations at Karachi at low level, December 1971. [Copyright: The Encyclopaedia of 20th Century Air Warfare, Chris Bishop]
This beautiful painting depicts a MiG-21FL (C1487), from No.7 Battle Axes Squadron, firing a K-13 (AA-2 Atoll) air-to-air missile. This painting appeared as the inside covers of the book "No.7 Squadron, IAF - The Battle Axes" by Mr. Pushpindar S
This painting appeared on the cover of Squadron/Signal Publication's 'MiG-21 Fishbed in Action'. The scene depicted is inaccurate as C-992 was actually based at Uttarlai in the 1971 Indo-Pak War and did not see air combat with the F-86 Sabre. [Copyright
A spectacular painting by Lou Drendel of an Indian AF MiG-21FL in 'Tiger Stripes' camouflage firing an infra-red guided K-13 missile. Fitted under the main fuselage is the GP-9 central gun. Lou has an excellent collection of paintings at his website - Avi
Another painting by Lou Drendel of the HAL Ajeet prototype (E-1083) [Copyright: Aviation Art.]
Though not explicitly painted as an Indian Air Force machine, this painting of a Hurricane in SEAC Colors is representative of the Hawker Hurricane that was flown by Indian Pilots on the Burma Front. [Courtesy: Hawker Hurricane in Action ]
Model kit cover depics a MiG-21PF sparring it out with a Sabre over territory that looks like the Akhnur Chamb area.
Hawker Hunters attacking Pakistani M-47 tanks on the battlefield in this depiction of the 1965 Ops. The Original painting is in the Indian Air Force Museum at Palam.