Deliveries of the HS748 to the IAF began in 1964. The HS748M was the workhorse of the IAF's transport fleet before the An-12 and An-32 took the role. An estimated 32 aircraft are still in service with the IAF and are mainly used for communication
The Air Headquarters Communication Squadron, based at Palam operates four Boeing 737s for VIP duties. Prior to these four aircraft, the Squadron operated another two 737s (K2370 and K2371) which were later replaced by four more taken over from Indian Airl
Known as the Sutlej in the IAF, the An-32 is the workhorse of the transport fleet traveling to far off bases such as Leh, to deliver much-needed supplies to the Army outposts in the area. An estimated 80 aircraft are in service with the IAF. Deliveries to
Known as the Gajraj (King Elephant) in the IAF, the IL-76MD forms the strategic/heavy transport fleet. An estimated 28 aircraft are in service in two squadrons. Deliveries to the IAF began in 1985 and they were used in the Maldives in 1987 and in Sri Lank
The Do-228 performs light transport duties for the IAF and the Army. An estimated 41 aircraft are in IAF service and by 2001-02, more than 80 will have been delivered to seven operators in both civil and military guise. HAL is awaiting confirmation from t
Based on the platform of an acclaimed regional jet, the Legacy was ordered by the Indian Air Force for its Air HQ and Comm Flight. The aircraft, with sophisticated and personalized options for the configuration of the interior, avionics and protection is
The Beriev A-50 is the AWACs variant of the Illyushin-76 transport aircraft. India's first A-50 aircraft equipped with the Phalcon radar arrived on 25th May 2009 and was officially inducted on the 28th May 2009
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