Squadrons & HUs

The first Indian Air Force unit raised was No.1 Squadron, Indian Air Force on 1st April 1933. Since then a number of Squadrons, Flights and Units were raised spanning the number range 1-224.  With the exception of a few SA-2 Squadrons raised in the mid 60s, all other  Squadrons operated either fixed wing aircraft or helicopters. A listing of all IAF flying units raised can be accessed at Indian Air Force Squadrons , Flights and Helicopter Units

No.2 Squadron

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"Winged Arrows"

No.7 Squadron

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"Battleaxes"

No.10 Squadron

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"Winged Daggers"

TACDE

TACDE

No 28 Squadron


A history by P.R. Ganapathy