Exceptional Courage : Flt Lt A W Barrett

Among the gallantry awards given to IAF personnel for the 1947-48 Operations, only one out of…

Battle Damage!

An account based on the personal recollections of Wing Commander Donald Michael (Retd) about his return…

Inside Occupied Kashmir

P.N. Sharma was a reporter for the well known weekly magazine the BLITZ being published from…

Operation Poonching

The story of No.12 Squadron's effort to save Poonch, including the effort to airlift the 25…

An Overview of the RIAF in the Kashmir Ops

The Royal Indian Air Force (RIAF) went into action shortly after Independence in 1947. It was…

The day the PAF got away

In war, much often hangs on a knife-edge. As this piece by Air Marshal Raghavendran shows,…

Wing Commander Harish Chandar Sahgal (3024) GD(P)

This article narrates the career of Wg Cdr "Horace" Sahgal, commissioned just towards the end of…

No.4 Squadron – Flying Toofanis at Hasimara

Group Captain Gurdeep Singh Samra contributes several photos to illustrate the Toofani days of No.4 Squadrons…

Flying Officer Kartar Singh Saund – 2 Squadron

Kartar Singh Saund (IND/1664 was commissioned into the Indian Air Force Volunteer Reserve in 1941. He…

The Relief of Leh

It is somewhat ironic that in 1999 we should be fighting to relieve pressure on the…