Ghaziabad, Oct 8: With stunning air shows, the Indian Air Force is celebrating its 86th Anniversary on Monday.
A grand parade-cum-investiture event held at the Air Force base at Hindon in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad.
Following this, the Air Force’s aircrafts, including Jaguar, Bison, MiG-29, Mirage-2000 and SU-30 MKI fighter jets, showcased their jaw-dropping stunts.
Have a glimpse of celebrations!
Prade performed by Air Warriors
Watch a video of an Air Show
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Air Warrior teams performing stunts.
On the occasion of the 86th Air Force Day, President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi hailed the air warriors.
“We proudly honour our air warriors, veterans, and families of the Indian Air Force. They safeguard our skies with courage and commitment. The resilience, tenacity and zeal of our valiant air warriors is a source of pride for every Indian,” the President tweeted.
Attaching a video of IAF jets along with the tweet, Modi said: “A grateful nation salutes our valorous air warriors and their families on Air Force Day. They keep our skies safe and are at the forefront of serving humanity in times of disasters. Proud of the Indian Air Force!”.
“On Air Force Day I salute the brave men and women of the Indian Airforce. Their valour and commitment is an inspiration for all Indians. Jai Hind”, the Congress President said in a tweet.
The Indian Air Force which was officially established on this day in 1932