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RE-ORGANISATION AND EXPANSION: 1965 - 1971


Sukhoi-7 fighter bombers (referred to as Type S-22) started equipping IAF squadrons in the late sixties.


The One man DASI and DFCL School by Air Marshal S Raghavendran PVSM AVSM (Retd)new.gif (147 bytes)

On deputation to Iraq as an instructor

The First Gnat Squadron Commander by Air Marshal S Raghavendran PVSM AVSM (Retd)new.gif (147 bytes)

Commanding No.23 Squadron and Converting to Gnats

The Man who flew too much - I   a B R Exclusive

The flying career of Air Marshal Prithi Singh PVSM AVSM VM Bar ADC

Avro 748 in India - four decades on by Group Captain Kapil Bhargava VM (Retd)

Test Flight of the HS748 and subseqent VIP encounters

The best years of my life by Duncan M Cruickshank

Service in the Indian Air Force from 1955-1969

The day I (almost) missed going to Iraq by Air Marshal S Raghavendran PVSM AVSM (Retd)

On deputation to Iraq as an instructor

The day I (almost) became Sqn Cdr for the third time by Air Marshal S Raghavendran PVSM AVSM (Retd)

OC Flying , Bareilly to Station Commander

Sqn Ldr PC Chopra Photos   - COO Hashimara and  101 Squadron

Personal photo albums of Sqn Ldr Pramod Chandra Chopra after the 65 War

The Indian Air Force as an Aircraft Manufacturer by Group Captain Kapil Bhargava VM (Retd)

An insight into the little known foray of the IAF in manufacturing aircraft on its own.

Flying the An-12 into Ladakh by Group Captain A G Bewoor VM (Retd.)

A first hand account of the hairraising journeys into Ladakh

Messerschmitt's HA-300 and its Indian connection by Group Captain Kapil Bhargava VM (Retd)

A first hand account of test flying the HA-300 in Egypt

Eyewitness to the Six Day War  by Group Captain Kapil Bhargava VM (Retd)

A first hand account of an Indian Test Pilot caught in the Six Day Arab Israeli War of 1967

No.27 Squadron - A Photo Album  by Flight Lieutenant Samar Bikram Shah, VrC, VM. (Retd)

A Collection of photographs of No.27 Squadron from Flight Lieutenant Samar Bikram Shah's Personal Collection

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