87th Indian Air Force Day: IAF Day is celebrated on October 8 in Ghaziabad near Delhi.
The Air Force Day is celebrated every year on October 8, the day Indian Air Force was officially established in 1932. This year, the IAF Day is special as the first of 36 long-awaited Rafale fighter jets will be received by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in France. In spell-binding aerobatic display, the Indian Air Force (IAF) will showcase its latest technology and reflects on the road ahead. The spectacular air display ceremony will take place at the Hindon Air Force base near Delhi. The Indian Air Force will also be showcasing its Chinook and Apache helicopters for the first time. Both these helicopters were acquired from the United States and inducted within in the last few months. The Air Force Day 2019 will be celebrated in the presence of IAF chief Birender Singh Dhanoa and senior officials of the three armed forces.
Earlier, the Indian Air Force also shared a promo video for 87th anniversary of the Indian Air Force (IAF).
#AFDay2019 : Promo video on the occasion of 87th Anniversary of Indian Air Force.
— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) October 5, 2019
What is Air Force Day?
The Indian Air Force was founded on October 8, 1932, and the force participated in several crucial wars and landmark missions. The Indian Air Force Day is celebrated to mark its anniversary. A scintillating air…