Distinguished Service Order

President’s Standards

The award of President's colours/standard is one of the greatest honours bestowed upon an Air Force…

My IAF Training Days 1941

This is a previously unpublished hand-written account by Air Marshal Anand Ramdas Pandit , PVSM AVSM…

The Westland Lysander – The IAF’s first monoplane bomber

The Westland Lysander equipped three of the four IAF Squadrons in its heyday - Indian pilots…

The Vampire’s Last Flight

De Havilland Vampire FB.52 Serial No. IB-1638 at its present resting place.    My log book…

Air Battles – December 1971 – My experiences

A Pakistani pilot narrates two of his air combat experiences in which his Indian opponents gave…

63 Pilots Course

Commencement : January 1953 Commissioned : 17th July 1954 Trained at : No.2 Air Force Academy, JodhpurConversion…

My Days With The I.A.F (1940-48)

VSC Bonarjee was born in  Calcutta on the 27th January 1917. He was the third child…

Thirty Seconds over Sargodha

>The action was swift. Squadron Leader Mohammed Mahmud Alam, commanding No.11 Sqn in the PAF, shot…

Chapter 8: The rest of the war (Sept 15th to 23rd)

  The last week of the war saw renewed efforts to capture more territory in the…