The Pioneers of Flight
Before the Indian Air Force was established in 1932, a group of Indian aviators marked their presence during the first world war.
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- Last Updated: 01 November 2016
- Written by K S Nair
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Only four Indians are definitively known to have been military aviators in World War One. They blazed a remarkable trail for the six hundred odd who took up that occupation in World War Two (including at least one Bollywood actor), and the three thousand-odd who serve in that role in India today.