90th Air Force Day: 80 aircraft display prowess outside Delhi NCR


The Indian Air Force today put up a dazzling show with a range of aircraft during its air show as part of its 90th-anniversary celebrations.

It is for the first time that the IAF decided to hold its annual Air Force Day parade and fly-past outside the Delhi NCR.

In the first fly-past outside Delhi-NCR, 80 aircraft will participate in a dazzling show today. The fly-past will commence with an ‘Aakash Ganga’ team of paratroopers in an AN-32 aircraft.

IAF’s vintage aircraft Harvard and Dakota will also make an appearance at the air show.

The recently-inducted indigenously-developed Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) “Prachand” displayed its aerial skill during the fly-past in three aircraft formation.

Meanwhile speaking at the historic event Chief of Air Staff, Vivek Ram Chaudhari welcomed everyone to the event and announced that the Govt has approved the creation of a weapon system branch for the officers in the Indian Air Force.

President Draupadi Murmu and Defense minister Rajnath Singh attended the Air Force Day fly-past and also witnessed the air show.