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IAF conducts full dress rehearsal at Hindon Base ahead of 87th anniversary

The air display will commence with flag-bearing sky divers of the famous Akash Ganga team dropping out of an AN-32 aircraft in their colourful canopies

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Air Force personnel during the full dress rehearsal at Ghaziabad’s Hindon base on Sunday, ahead of the Air Force Day on October 8, marking IAF’s 87th anniversary

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 Day on October 8.

IAF Sukhoi Fighter Jet

The air display will commence with flag-bearing sky divers 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.

IAF Sarang Team

Every year, the Air Force Day is celebrated at Hindon base in presence of chief and senior officials of the three armed forces.

The was founded on October 8, 1932, and the force has participated in several crucial wars and landmark missions.

IAF IAF Chinhook Helecopters

First Published: Sun, October 06 2019. 22:20 IST
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