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The Bréguet Alizés of the Indian Navy

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© Michel Ledet, Cahier Historique

The following article originally appeared in a French publication (Cahier Historique) and was written by Michel Ledet. Special thanks to Rekraaga and Aditya Chandramouli for translating the article into English. Special thanks also to Anandeep Pannu for acquiring the article.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2009 12:21 Read more...
 

Commander Y N Singh - The Pioneer Naval Aviatior

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Commodore Y.N.Singh, the pioneer aviator of the Indian Navy, who retired from service in 1969 as a Commodore, was in his twenty first year when he was commissioned in the Royal Indian Navy on May 1, 1943 as an Acting Sub-Lieutenant. He had already completed his training as a direct entry Cadet and Midshipman at Dartmouth and had served on board a Royal Navy cruiser, the Enterprise. Even before he was commissioned, he had applied for becoming an aviator but his application was turned down as the RIN authorities did not at that time contemplate setting up an aviation wing. His knowledge of naval aviation was thus restricted to the short air course undertaken as a part of the Sub-Lieutenants' courses conducted at Lee-on-Solent.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2009 14:49 Read more...
 

Book Release : Downwind, Four Green

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Downwind, Four Green - A comprehensive history of the Sea Hawk fighter in Indian Naval Aviation Service. Authored by Vice Admiral Vinod Pasricha (retd), this book covers all aspects of the aircraft's history - including individual airframe service histories. Highly recommended!

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 October 2011 00:20 Read more...
 



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