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Eight Apache choppers inducted into IAF at Pathankot Air Base

New Delhi: In a major boost to India’s air defence capabilities, the Indian Air Force (IAF) inducted eight Apache helicopters on Tuesday at the Pathankot Air Base in Punjab. The variant of the helicopter, Apache A64E, is the most advanced version and has been designed by the US-based manufacturer Boeing to meet the IAF’s requirements. […]

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Wing Commander Abhinandan who downed Pak F16, flies MiG-21 with Air Chief Dhanoa

New Delhi: Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman on Monday flew a sortie on a MiG-21 fighter aircraft along with Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa. #WATCH Pathankot: IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa and Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman moving towards the MiG-21 before their sortie earlier today. #Punjab pic.twitter.com/Rz9KJVJVWi — ANI (@ANI) September 2, 2019 #WATCH […]

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Why fly 44-yr-old jets when old cars not on road: IAF chief – 2 min read

New Delhi:  Indian Air Force chief B.S. Dhanoa on Tuesday questioned why India is flying aircraft that are over four decades old when no one drives even cars of that vintage. Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa was referring to the MiG-21 fighter aircraft that had been inducted into the force in 1973-74. “The fifth-generation fighters are […]

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IAF pilots who bombed JeM camp, Wg Cdr Abhinandan Varthaman honoured – 2 Min Read

New Delhi: The five IAF pilots who bombed a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) camp in Pakistan were on Wednesday named for Vayu Sena medals and Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who shot down a Pakistani F-16 but was taken prisoner, was picked for Vir Chakra on the eve of India’s Independence day. Abhinandan, from the Indian Air Force, brought […]