The IAF History Thread

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Re: The IAF History Thread

Postby Rahul M » 07 Nov 2018 13:40

https://bharat-rakshak.com/IAF/history/ ... -1962.html

Burn the Toofanis! - a story from 1962


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Re: The IAF History Thread

Postby nachiket » 04 Apr 2019 12:12

From Livefist:

Picture of IAF's "mammoth formation"

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Re: The IAF History Thread

Postby Aditya_V » 04 Apr 2019 12:23

Hmmm, only 1 variant of Mig 21 in that formation? IAF was a virtual Zoo with 4-5 types of Mig 21's, Mig 23 BN and Mig 23 MF, Mig 27, Jaguar Is/ Jaguar IM, Gnat Ajeet, Canberra, Mig 25, Mig 29 and Mirage 2000.

Atleast with SU-30 we have a decent fleet, hope Tejas also IAF orders in Numbers

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Re: The IAF History Thread

Postby jaysimha » 29 Apr 2019 14:52

http://pibarchive.nic.in/newsite/photor ... hid=140243

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa unveiling the bust of legend Late Marshal of the Indian Air Force (MIAF) Arjan Singh, at Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan), in New Delhi on April 15, 2019.

CNR :126667 Photo ID :140243

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Re: The IAF History Thread

Postby Rakesh » 07 May 2019 03:10

https://twitter.com/TheBrownBeagle/stat ... 2180945920 ---> Here's the article on the Red Scorchers, with that same photo at its head. I was a kid at Tilpath, the day they displayed (mid-1971), and remember both the 4-aircraft formation display as well as Wg Cdr HS Gill's solo. Loved 'em both!!

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Re: The IAF History Thread

Postby ramana » 07 May 2019 03:52

Looks like 4th Para Page one has Shiv's Cousin Flt Lt. K. Suresh, later on (Dec 1971) to fight in Longewala.


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