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Unknown and Unsung : Indian Air Force in the Sino-Indian war of 1962

Reviewed by Nitin A Gokhale


Last Updated on Monday, 26 May 2014 19:47

Video : Vultee Vengeances of No.8 Squadron, IAF

 The Australian War Memorial Museum released a six minute long video of Vultee Vengeances of No.8 Squadron.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 May 2014 00:11

Caribous of Cape May

The Caribous of Cape May, NJThe Caribous of Cape May, NJ - In the south most corner of the New Jersey Peninsula, in Cape May airport are the relics of eight Indian Air Force Caribou aircraft.
Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014 03:45

No.2 Squadron - Photos from the 70s


Group Captain Gohain was commissioned in the fighter stream of 110 Pilots Course on 2 Jun 1973. After initial training He was posted to Gnat squadrons and for next seven years or so served in Nos 22, 23 and 2 Squadrons. In 1982 he converted to MiG 21M and served in 37 and 17 Squadrons. he did two instructional tenures in MOFTU where he flew MiG-21FLs and later commanded 52 Squadron. He also commanded 273 SU, an ADDC as Group Captain. A qualified FCL and graduate of Staff College, he took a premature retirement from Air Force in May 2004.

Last Updated on Sunday, 06 April 2014 22:17

M.P.Anil Kumar - Tribute to a historian.


M P Anil Kumar (1964-2014)  - A tribute to a a friend of this website, a historian in his own class and an indomitable fighter everywhere..

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 May 2014 00:51

Pilot Officer Anand Singh Giri (4674 GD(P)) (1930-1954)

Pilot Officer Anand Singh Giri (4674 GD(P)) (1930-1954)

The album of late Pilot Officer Anand Singh Giri (4674 GD(P)) (1930-1954) has been updated with over a dozen new photographs that tells the story of his journey.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 01:39

Lifeline Through the Sky – Ladakh 1962

Dakota to Thoise

Wg Cdr Joseph Thomas, VM was a young flying officer serving with No.43 Squadron in Ladakh during the 1962 war with China. His experiences during the outbreak of the war are narrated in this article.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 March 2014 02:31

21 Seconds - Flame out at LOW LEVEL


21 seconds in time can fly fast without anyone noticing it, but as this supersonic jet pilot can testify, it can appear to be a lifetime - and a lot can happen in those short 21 seconds!

Last Updated on Monday, 03 March 2014 17:31

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The Westland Wapiti in the Indian Air Force: A Complete history (1933-1943) by P V S Jagan Mohan
Learn about the IAF's first ever aircraft

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