The Man behind the legend – Mehar Singh

Major General Syed Ali Hamid writes about the legendary tales he heard about 'Baba' Mehar Singh,…

My IAF Training Days 1941

This is a previously unpublished hand-written account by Air Marshal Anand Ramdas Pandit , PVSM AVSM…

A few anxious moments – a Gooney Bird story

 The C-47 is a reliable work-horse that served for nearly four decades in the Indian Air…

The curious case of the missing “Tiger One”

There are milestones in an officer's career that are etched in stone. The day you got…

MSN 521 : Air Battle over Chhamb – 10 December 1971

This contribution by Wg Cdr B C Karambaya, 10604 F(P)  was originally written as an appendix to…

Battle of Chhamb 71 : Through the 6/5 Lenses of an FAC

This is the first person account of a young Pilot Officer caught in the thick of…

The first ferry of French fighters to Ambala

No, not THOSE French-made jet fighters that you are thinking of right now, but the very…

Special Heli Borne Ops – Sylhet and Meghna

The story of the Special Heli-Borne Operations of the 1971 war - as told by Sqn…

Special Heli Borne Ops – Sylhet and Meghna

Special Heli Borne Operations (SHBOs) by Mi-4 In 1971 “Liberation War” by Sqn Ldr Pushp Vaid,…

Fallen airmen in France and Belgium : Plt Offr RN Dastur and Fg Offr RC Dutta

An Indian Air Force senior officer, posted as an Air Attache to the Embassy of India…