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Courage & Devotion to Duty : A Chronicle of IAF’s Honours and Awards (1932-2008)

Reviewed by Group Captain Kapil Bhargava (Retd)
Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 June 2013 14:56

Bounty Flying in the North-East

Dhavle001.jpgWg Cdr N M Dhavle writes about his fighter pilot days flying --- Transports! all in the name of earning his Flying Pay!

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 May 2013 02:49

Air Commodore J J Bouche (1921-2013)

A veteran of three wars - WW2, 1947-48 Kashmir War and the 1965 India-Pakistan War, Air Vice Marshal John Jasper Bouche (Pop) passed away today in Perth,Australia,after a brief illness. Group Captain Kapil Bhargava writes a short tribute to him

Last Updated on Monday, 15 April 2013 22:32

Collectibles - IAF Platinum Jubilee Coin Set

03-Coins-Obverse-UNCA Unique collectible is this coin set that was issued in 2007 to commemorate 75 Years of the Indian Air Force. The coin set was issued in Proof and in UNC (Uncirculated) types and consisted of one 2-Rupee coin and one 100-Rupee coin. Click on the image to see images of the coin set.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 April 2013 22:41

The Westland Wapiti in the Indian Air Force : A Complete History (1933-1943)

Book Title: The Westland Wapiti in Indian Air Force Service (1933-1943)

Author : P V S Jagan Mohan

Project Sponsor : Center for Armed Forces Historical Research (United Services Institute, New Delhi)

Release Date : 5 September 2014

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 September 2014 00:03

Aviation Artists : Deb Gohain

Deb Gohain

Gp Capt (Retd) Deb Gohain's latest painting "Shooting down of a Sabre by Alfred Cooke" can be viewed in his Gallery of Aviation Art of DebGohain

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 September 2013 16:33

Chetak Dettachment to Batticoloa

IAF Detachment to Sri Lanka 1978 Wing Commander N M Dhavle was part of a Cyclone Relief Dettachment to Sri Lanka in November 1978. He writes in brief about his observations from that time.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 April 2013 00:11

Canberra's total electrical failure at night

Wing Commander Chandrakant Nijanand Bal, a former Canberra pilot writes about a night time sortie that went wrong - which earned him the Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) in 1970)

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 February 2013 23:03

Electronic Warfare - The untold story of 1971

As a young Flight Lieutenant with an electronic eavesdropping unit of the Indian Air Force, (Wing Commander) M L Bala writes about the unsung role his unit played in hastening the end of the 1971 war.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 February 2013 00:53

Ganesha's Flyboys : The Indian Air Force in Congo 1960-62

New Book Released: In August 1960, an Indian Air Force C-119G Packet landed at N'Djili airport in the Congo, bringing three crews and about 35 ground personnel from No 12 Squadron, Indian Air Force, to operate UN transport aircraft in that country. They were followed by Canberra bombers of No.5 Squadron. This book - first in the Rakshak Series - details their story. Click the Cover to see ordering details.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 January 2013 03:08

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New Book on Indian Air Force air wars

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