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This is a previously unpublished hand-written account by Air Marshal Anand Ramdas Pandit , PVSM AVSM…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 Kilo Flight – a personal account of Op Cactus Lily

A rookie Flying Officer with four years of service, flying transports gets a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to…

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…