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."
'नभः स्पृशं दीप्तम्'— ADG PI - INDIAN ARMY (@adgpi) October 8, 2019
87 वें भारतीय वायुसेना दिवस पर जनरल बिपिन रावत, सेनाध्यक्ष और भारतीय सेना #IndianArmy के समस्त सैनिकों की ओर से, भारतीय वायुसेना #IAF के समस्त पद और परिवारों को हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं। आप सर्वदा सफल रहें, सुरक्षित रहें, यशस्वी रहें। pic.twitter.com/BULX2ubItn
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.
INDIAN AIR FORCE CELEBRATES 87th ANNIVERSARY https://t.co/3fdlRgxUIQ— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) October 8, 2019
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.
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.
#AFDay2019: “Valour is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and soul.” With just 01 Day to go, we are ready, are you.— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) October 7, 2019
Glimpses of Full Dress Rehearsal from Air Force Station Hindan held on 06 Oct 2019. pic.twitter.com/p8SQibDgZQ