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Air Force Day 2019: Spectacular Flying Display at Hindon Base

India | News18 | October 8, 2019, 11:48 am
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 The Indian Air Force (IAF) is celebrating its 87th birthday today (October 08) with a spectacular air display that will include vintage and modern transport aircraft and frontline fighters. The air display commenced with flag bearing skydivers of the famous Akash Ganga team dropping out of an AN-32 aircraft in their colourful canopies. (Image: ANI)

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is celebrating its 87th birthday today (October 08) with a spectacular air display that will include vintage and modern transport aircraft and frontline fighters. The air display commenced with flag bearing skydivers of the famous Akash Ganga team dropping out of an AN-32 aircraft in their colourful canopies. (Image: ANI)

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 Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman and heroes of the Balakot operation stole the show at the Air Force Day parade held at the Hindon Air Base in Ghaziabad on Tuesday with their flypast on fighter jets. (Image: IAF)

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman and heroes of the Balakot operation stole the show at the Air Force Day parade held at the Hindon Air Base in Ghaziabad on Tuesday with their flypast on fighter jets. (Image: IAF)

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 3 Mirage 2000s from IAF 9 Squadron ‘Wolfpack’ flown by pilots at Air Force Day 2019 were part of the airstrikes in Balakot on February 26. (Image: IAF)

3 Mirage 2000s from IAF 9 Squadron ‘Wolfpack’ flown by pilots at Air Force Day 2019 were part of the airstrikes in Balakot on February 26. (Image: IAF)

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 Chief of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, was the chief guest at the 87th Air Force Day celebrations in Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

Chief of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, was the chief guest at the 87th Air Force Day celebrations in Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

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 Fighter jet aircraft performs an aerobatic stunt during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

Fighter jet aircraft performs an aerobatic stunt during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

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 The 51 squadron was awarded unit citation from Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria. (Image: IAF)

The 51 squadron was awarded unit citation from Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria. (Image: IAF)

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 Sachin Tendulkar, who also holds Indian Air Force's honorary rank of Group Captain, attends the 87th Air Force Day celebrations in Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

Sachin Tendulkar, who also holds Indian Air Force's honorary rank of Group Captain, attends the 87th Air Force Day celebrations in Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

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 Indian Air Force's Akash Ganga team lands during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebration in Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

Indian Air Force's Akash Ganga team lands during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebration in Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

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 IAF personnel march past during the 87th Air Force Day Parade at Air Force Station at Hindon in Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

IAF personnel march past during the 87th Air Force Day Parade at Air Force Station at Hindon in Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

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 Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria felicitating IAF personnel during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebration in Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria felicitating IAF personnel during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebration in Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

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 IAF personnel march past during the 87th Air Force Day Parade at Air Force Station at Hindon in Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

IAF personnel march past during the 87th Air Force Day Parade at Air Force Station at Hindon in Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

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 IAF personnel march past during the 87th Air Force Day Parade at Air Force Station at Hindon in Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

IAF personnel march past during the 87th Air Force Day Parade at Air Force Station at Hindon in Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

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 The 601 squadron was awarded unit citation from Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria. (Image: IAF)

The 601 squadron was awarded unit citation from Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria. (Image: IAF)

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 IAF personnel march past during the 87th Air Force Day Parade at Air Force Station at Hindon in Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

IAF personnel march past during the 87th Air Force Day Parade at Air Force Station at Hindon in Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

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 IAF personnel perform with rifles during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

IAF personnel perform with rifles during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

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 IAF personnel march past during the 87th Air Force Day Parade at Air Force Station at Hindon in Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

IAF personnel march past during the 87th Air Force Day Parade at Air Force Station at Hindon in Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

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 IAF personnel march past during the 87th Air Force Day Parade at Air Force Station at Hindon in Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

IAF personnel march past during the 87th Air Force Day Parade at Air Force Station at Hindon in Ghaziabad. (Image: IAF)

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 9 Squadron ‘Wolfpack’, the squadron that operates the Mirage 2000 jets involved in the airstrikes in Balakot, receives a unit citation today from Air Chief RKS Bhadauria. (Image: IAF)

9 Squadron ‘Wolfpack’, the squadron that operates the Mirage 2000 jets involved in the airstrikes in Balakot, receives a unit citation today from Air Chief RKS Bhadauria. (Image: IAF)

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 AF aircraft 'Tejas' performs during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

AF aircraft 'Tejas' performs during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

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 IAF chief Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Bhadauria reviews the 87th Indian Air Force Day Parade, at Hindon airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Bhadauria reviews the 87th Indian Air Force Day Parade, at Hindon airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

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 IAF aircraft 'Tejas' performs as an 'Apache' helicopter is seen parked in the foreground, during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

IAF aircraft 'Tejas' performs as an 'Apache' helicopter is seen parked in the foreground, during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Indian Air Force officers, who participated in Balakot airstrike, fly 3 Mirage 2000 aircraft and 2 Su-30 MKI fighter planes in ‘Avenger formation’, during the 87th Indian Air Force Day Parade, at Hindon airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

Indian Air Force officers, who participated in Balakot airstrike, fly 3 Mirage 2000 aircraft and 2 Su-30 MKI fighter planes in ‘Avenger formation’, during the 87th Indian Air Force Day Parade, at Hindon airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

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 A C-17 Globemaster III and two Sukhoi Su-30MKI planes flypast in a formation, during the 87th Indian Air Force Day Parade, at Hindon airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

A C-17 Globemaster III and two Sukhoi Su-30MKI planes flypast in a formation, during the 87th Indian Air Force Day Parade, at Hindon airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

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 IAF aircraft 'Tejas' performs stunts during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

IAF aircraft 'Tejas' performs stunts during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Newly-inducted IAF helicopters 'Apache' perform during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

Newly-inducted IAF helicopters 'Apache' perform during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Viewers watch the newly-inducted IAF helicopters 'Chinook' as they perform during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

Viewers watch the newly-inducted IAF helicopters 'Chinook' as they perform during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

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 IAF aircraft 'Tejas' performs stunts during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

IAF aircraft 'Tejas' performs stunts during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

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 IAF helicopters 'Sarang' perform during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

IAF helicopters 'Sarang' perform during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Newly inducted Indian Air Force's (IAF) CH-47 Chinook during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

Newly inducted Indian Air Force's (IAF) CH-47 Chinook during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Indian Air Force's (IAF) Akash Ganga team demonstrate their skills during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

Indian Air Force's (IAF) Akash Ganga team demonstrate their skills during the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase, in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman leads a 'MiG formation' and flies a MiG Bison Aircraft at Hindon Air Base. (Image: ANI)

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman leads a 'MiG formation' and flies a MiG Bison Aircraft at Hindon Air Base. (Image: ANI)

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 A fighter jet shows some skills during an air show as part of the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebration in Ghaziabad. (Image: ANI). (Image: ANI)

A fighter jet shows some skills during an air show as part of the 87th Indian Air Force Day celebration in Ghaziabad. (Image: ANI). (Image: ANI)

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 IAF personnel march past during the 87th Air Force Day Parade at Air Force Station at Hindon in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)(Image: ANI)

IAF personnel march past during the 87th Air Force Day Parade at Air Force Station at Hindon in Ghaziabad. (Image: PTI)(Image: ANI)

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 Army Chief General Bipin Rawat exchanges greetings with Air Force officials during the IAF Day celebrations. at Hindon Air Base in Ghaziabad. (Image: ANI)

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat exchanges greetings with Air Force officials during the IAF Day celebrations. at Hindon Air Base in Ghaziabad. (Image: ANI)

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 Indian Air Force chief RKS Bhadauria during the IAF Day celebrations. at Hindon Air Base in Ghaziabad. (Image: ANI)

Indian Air Force chief RKS Bhadauria during the IAF Day celebrations. at Hindon Air Base in Ghaziabad. (Image: ANI)

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