Indian Army Wishes IAF On The Ocassion Of 87th Air Force Day

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On the occasion of 87th Indian Air Force day, Indian Army General Bipin Rawat extended his wishes to all the soldiers of the Indian Air Force and their families

Written By Varsha Chavan | Mumbai | Updated On:
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On the occasion of 87th Indian Air Force day on Tuesday, Indian Army General Bipin Rawat extended his wishes to all the soldiers of the Indian Air Force and their families. The Indian Army on their official Twitter handle posted an image with a caption 'Touch the Sky with Glory'. The Indian Army's tweet said, "General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff and Indian Army on 87th Indian Air Force Day, on behalf of all the soldiers of the Indian Army wishes all the posts and families of Air Force. May you always be successful, be safe, be famous."

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Celebration on 87th IAF day

A spectacular parade by the Air Force officers was conducted at the Hindon Air Force Base on Tuesday morning. 54 aircraft will be a part of the celebrations. The Indian Air Force on Sunday conducted a full dress rehearsal, including air drills of both vintage aircraft and modern fleet, at its Hindon base for the 87th IAF Day.

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IAF's Air Display

Earlier, the Indian Air Force on Sunday conducted a full dress rehearsal, including air drills of both vintage aircraft and modern fleet, at its Hindon base for the 87th IAF Day on October 8. The air display will commence with flag bearing skydivers of the famous Akash Ganga team dropping out of an AN-32 aircraft in their colourful canopies, an Air Force official said.

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The flypast would include vintage and modern transport aircraft and frontline fighters, the official added. The ceremony will conclude with a spell-binding aerobatic display. Every year, the Air Force Day is celebrated at Hindon base in presence of IAF chief and senior officials of the three armed forces. The IAF was founded on October 8, 1932, and the force has participated in several crucial wars and landmark missions. 

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