In a first, Dakota aircraft to take part in Air Force Day fly past; other vintage planes to be included too

Dakota aircraft, which played a vital role in the 1947-48 India-Pakistan war, was restored to its original glory and inducted into the Vintage Aircraft Flight of the Indian Air Force in May this year.

Oct 03, 2018, 12:24 PM IST

Dakota joins IAF more than four decades after the aircraft fleet was phased out

The Dakota DC-3 VP 905 was formally inducted into the IAF at a grand ceremony at Hindan where a key was received by the Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal B S Dhanoa from Air Commodore (retd) M K Chandrasekhar whose son and Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar bought and restored the aircraft.

May 05, 2018, 14:56 PM IST

Photos: Vintage military aircraft Dakota reaches India

A fully refurbished Dakota DC3l, a World War II-era vintage military transport aircraft, landed at the Air Force station in Jamnagar in Gujarat on April 25, 2018. 

Apr 26, 2018, 00:19 AM IST

IAF welcomes World War II-era Dakota DC-3 plane as it lands in Gujarat

A large fleet of Dakota DC-3 served in the IAF till 1988.

Apr 25, 2018, 19:00 PM IST

World war II-era Dakota, acquired from scrap, set to join Indian Air Force - See Pics

World War II-era Dakota underwent a six-year-long restoration in the UK and will join the vintage fleet of IAF at the Hindon Air Base in Uttar Pradesh.

Feb 13, 2018, 22:41 PM IST

Acquired from scrap, restored Dakota to join IAF fleet in March

A fully-refurbished World War II-era Dakota is all set to be flown to India next month, to become a proud possession of the IAF. The plane, which underwent a six-year-long restoration in the UK, will join the vintage fleet at the Hindon Air Base in Uttar Pradesh.

Feb 13, 2018, 17:48 PM IST

India gives historic Dakota aircraft to Bangladesh

The India Air Force on Thursday handed over a Dakota aircraft from the IAF museum to the Bangladesh Air Force, following a request from Bangladesh for the plane that played a pivotal role in the country's liberation.

Sep 18, 2014, 22:47 PM IST

`Fifty Shades` won`t be significant for Dakota: Don Johnson

`Miami Vice` actor Don Johnson thinks `Fifty Shades of Grey` will be just a minor film in his daughter, Dakota Johnson`s career.

Jun 29, 2014, 11:06 AM IST

Dakota is a gifted actress: Don Johnson

Don Johnson has no plans to watch his daughter Dakota`s upcoming role in erotic film `Fifty Shades of Grey` but the actor feels she is a talented actress.

Jun 24, 2014, 16:41 PM IST

Dakota Fanning to play Errol Flynn`s lover in biopic

Actress Dakota Fanning has been cast as Errol Flynn`s underage girlfriend in an upcoming biopic chronicling the final years of the late screen star.

Jan 25, 2013, 10:20 AM IST

Massive windstorm howls across nation`s midsection

A massive storm with wind gusts up to 81 mph howled across the nation`s midsection Tuesday, snapping trees and power lines, ripping off roofs, delaying flights and soaking commuters hunched under crumpled umbrellas.

Oct 27, 2010, 10:46 AM IST