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Air Fest 2018 held as part of 86th Air Force Day celebrations in Shillong


Air Fest 2018 held as part of 86th Air Force Day celebrations in Shillong

Shillong (Meghalaya), Oct 07 (ANI): As part of 86th Air Force Day celebrations, Eastern Air Command headquarters in Shillong organised an Air Force festival 'Air Fest 2018'. The festival was inaugurated at the Shillong Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) by Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Air Command, Air Marshal R Nambiar.

The fest kicked off with a flypast of Mi-17 helicopters and Su-30 MKI multi-role fighter aircraft. There was also a demonstration of slithering operations by Garud, the elite commando force of the Indian Air Force.

Static Display of Aircraft and performance by the military band were some other highlights of the festival. IAF has set up various stalls displaying the equipments of warfare.

Various adventure activities such as zorbing ball, rappelling and crawling were also offered. A large number of people especially students from various schools and colleges witnessed the festival and acquired information regarding career opportunities in the IAF.

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