81st Air Force Day

Oct 08, 2013, 11:29 AM IST
Indian Air Force (IAF) trainees dressed in the Indian tri-colored flag perform during the passing out parade ceremony of their seniors in Bangalore.
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Indian Air Force (IAF) trainees dressed in the Indian tri-colored flag perform during the passing out parade ceremony of their seniors in Bangalore.

A parade commander of new recruits of the Indian Air Force (IAF) marches during their passing out parade ceremony in Bangalore.
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A parade commander of new recruits of the Indian Air Force (IAF) marches during their passing out parade ceremony in Bangalore.

An Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft is towed as others stand parked in a row on the tarmac of Yelahanka air base ahead of Air Force Day celebrations in Bangalore.
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An Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft is towed as others stand parked in a row on the tarmac of Yelahanka air base ahead of Air Force Day celebrations in Bangalore.

IAF officer giving information to school children about Sukhoi-30 MKI on display at Indian Air Force`s (IAF) Pune station in Pune. Pic Courtesy: DNA
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IAF officer giving information to school children about Sukhoi-30 MKI on display at Indian Air Force`s (IAF) Pune station in Pune. Pic Courtesy: DNA

Chetak helicopter on display at Indian Air Force`s (IAF) Pune station in Pune. Pic Courtesy: DNA
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Chetak helicopter on display at Indian Air Force`s (IAF) Pune station in Pune. Pic Courtesy: DNA

Indian Air Force (IAF) Air Warrior drill team display skills during parade rehearsals ahead of Air Force Day at Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.
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Indian Air Force (IAF) Air Warrior drill team display skills during parade rehearsals ahead of Air Force Day at Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.

Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel march during parade rehearsals ahead of Air Force Day at Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.
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Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel march during parade rehearsals ahead of Air Force Day at Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.

Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel march during the parade rehearsals ahead of the Air Force Day at Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.
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Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel march during the parade rehearsals ahead of the Air Force Day at Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.

Indian Air Force (IAF) Sarang helicopters perform a display during parade rehearsals ahead of Air Force Day at Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.
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Indian Air Force (IAF) Sarang helicopters perform a display during parade rehearsals ahead of Air Force Day at Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.

Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jets perform a display during parade rehearsals ahead of Air Force Day at Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.
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Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jets perform a display during parade rehearsals ahead of Air Force Day at Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.

Indian Air Force (IAF) Sarang helicopters perform a display during parade rehearsals ahead of Air Force Day at Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.
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Indian Air Force (IAF) Sarang helicopters perform a display during parade rehearsals ahead of Air Force Day at Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.

An Indian man snaps photos as Indian Air Force (IAF) Sarang helicopters perform an aerial display during Air Force Day at Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.
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An Indian man snaps photos as Indian Air Force (IAF) Sarang helicopters perform an aerial display during Air Force Day at Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.

Indian Air Force (IAF) C-17 Globemaster III, center, and SU-30 MKI fly by during Air Force Day at Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.
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Indian Air Force (IAF) C-17 Globemaster III, center, and SU-30 MKI fly by during Air Force Day at Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.

Indian Air Force (IAF) jets perform a display during Air Force Day at Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.
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Indian Air Force (IAF) jets perform a display during Air Force Day at Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.

Indian Air Force (IAF) Sarang helicopters perform a display during Air Force Day at Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.
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Indian Air Force (IAF) Sarang helicopters perform a display during Air Force Day at Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.