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India  /  Published 12.04.19

Delhi seeks details from Dassault on Pakistan's Rafale pilot training

The Indian Air Force was on Thursday asked by the Union government to seek a clarification from Dassault Aviation on the news report that Pakistani pilots had received training on Rafale fighter jets....
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.03.19

Suspected bird-hit downs MiG-21 Bison

A MiG-21 Bison fighter of the Indian Air Force crashed after it reportedly suffered a bird hit in Bikaner’s Shobhasar Ki Dhani area on Friday.The pilot managed to eject safely before it crashed. The...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.03.19

Beyond Varthaman: It’s flashback time

Last week could have been yesterday all over again, except that yesterday seems more far away than it actually is. Of course, when Kargil happened in 1999, Twitter was still a good seven years away. F...
By Upala Sen in

India  /  Published 25.01.20

Friendly-fire medal list

The Centre has awarded gallantry medals posthumously to two pilots and “mention-in-despatches” to four other Indian Air Force Personnel who were killed in friendly fire on February 27 last year.Th...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.19

Order to secure air assets in the east

The Eastern Air Command has asked officers to secure its air assets across the region. The message has gone out to air officers commanding (AOCs) across the squadrons posted in Kalaikunda, Hashimara,...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.02.19

Pilot with ‘blind faith’

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who was captured in Pakistan after his MiG-21 Bison crashed on Wednesday, is a part of Indian Air Force’s 51 Squadron, called Sword Arms and based in Srinagar. B...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi/Bangalore

India  /  Published 26.02.19

Strike thirst met, time to choose wisely

India has said it carried out pre-emptive strikes on the biggest training camp of the Jaish-e-Mohammed at Balakot in Pakistan on Tuesday morning and backed up the operation immediately with a diplomat...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.02.19

IAF aerobatics planes collide, pilot killed

Two Hawk advanced jet trainers of the Indian Air Force’s Surya Kiran aerobatics team collided on Tuesday during rehearsals, killing a pilot and exploding when it hit the ground in an upcoming reside...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 28.01.19

Air Force Jaguar crashes in UP

A Jaguar aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed on Monday near Gorakhpur, official sources said. The pilot ejected safely.The military aircraft crashed soon after taking off on a routine mission fro...
By PTI in Gorakhpur

India  /  Published 24.02.20

Pilot killed in aircraft crash in Patiala

A microlight aircraft crashed in Patiala, Punjab, on Monday in the Army cantonment area, killing an Indian Air Force pilot and injuring an NCC cadet.A Pipistrel Virus SW 80 trainer aircraft crashed so...
By PTI in Patiala


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