October 8 is a very important day for India. Indian Air Force Day is celebrated on this day. This year the 89th Raising Day of the Indian Air Force will be celebrated. On this occasion, the Indian Air Force will show the victory saga of the Indo-Pakistani War in the 1971 war at the Hindon Airbase in Ghaziabad.
This year, on the completion of 50 years of Indo-Pakistan war, the Indian Air Force is celebrating this year as the year of victory. The Air Force has made India proud many times with its valor.
Today, the power of India will be seen in the sky of Delhi-NCR, which has already started. Today in this Air Force Day program, from Rafale to Tejas, Jaguar, MiG-29 and Mirage 2000 fighter aircraft will be seen showing their feats with their strength.
So let’s know all the updates related to Air Force Day celebrations:
The bravehearts of the Indian Air Force are showing feats in the sky.
Three members of the Power Hand Gliding crew took off from a height of 150 feet above the airbase at the Indian Air Force’s 89th Raising Day function at Hindon Air Force Station. Thereafter, the Para Motor team took off from a height of 200 feet over the airbase.
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This time the world’s largest tricolor has been installed on Airforce Day. The theme of the program is Self-reliant and Capable. Indian Air Force’s most advanced fighter aircraft Sukhoi, Rafale, Mirage, Jaguar and MiG-21 Bison have been put on display. Apart from these, Chinook and Apache helicopters have also been installed.
Air Chief Marshal VR Choudhary inspected the Air Force Day Parade on the 89th Raising Day at Hindon Airbase.
Air Chief Marshal VR Choudhary, Navy Chief Karambir Singh, Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat are present at Hindon Airbase in Ghaziabad.
Air Force Day Parade begins at Air Force Station Hindon Ghaziabad on 89th anniversary of Air Force.
On the occasion of Air Force Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the Indian Air Force and tweeted, ‘Greetings to our air warriors and their families on Air Force Day. Indian Air Force is synonymous with courage, diligence and professionalism. He has distinguished himself through his humanitarian spirit and defending the country during the challenges.
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh also tweeted on Air Force Day and said, ‘Congratulations to all Indian Air Force personnel, their families on the 89th anniversary of this indomitable force. We are proud of our airmen for facing the challenges with utmost urgency and persevering in the service of the nation.
What is the history of Air Force Day: The Air Force was established on 8 October 1932, so every year 8 October Air Force Day is celebrated. The Air Force was called the Royal Indian Air Force (RIAF) before the country became independent. After independence, the word “Royal” was dropped from the name of the Air Force to just “Indian Air Force”.
First squad formed on April 1, 1933: On April 1, 1933, the first squad of the Air Force was formed, consisting of 6 IF-trained officers and 19 airmen.
Motto of the Indian Air Force- ‘Nabhah Sprusham Deeptam’: The motto of the Indian Air Force is- ‘Nabha: Sprusham Deeptam’. It has been taken from the 11th chapter of the Gita. There is an excerpt from the sermon given by Lord Krishna to Arjuna in Kurukshetra during the war of Mahabharata.
Air Force Flag: The Air Force flag, different from the Air Force emblem, is blue in color with the national flag in the initial quarter and a circle (circular shape) made of all the three colors of the national flag, namely saffron, white and green in the middle. ) Is. This flag was adopted in 1951.