Indian Air Force

IAF’s AN-32 aircraft fleet gets go ahead to operate on indigenous bio-jet fuel

The first AN 32 was flown in December 2018 using the bio-jet fuel.

published on : 24th May 2019

Break-in at Indian Air Force’s Rafale office in Paris, probe on

A break-in has taken place at the Indian Air Force’s office inside the Dassault Aviation complex in Paris that is supervising the production of 36 Rafale fighters for India.

published on : 23rd May 2019

Flt Lt Bhawana Kanth becomes first IAF woman pilot to undertake combat missions

IAF officials said Kanth has completed operational syllabus for carrying out combat missions on Mig-21 Bison aircraft during day time.

published on : 22nd May 2019

Indian Air Force carries out second test of Brahmos fired from Su-30

The IAF said in a statement that the missile followed the planned trajectory and directly hit the target.

published on : 22nd May 2019

Commanding officer of IAF's Srinagar base shifted ahead of inquiry into helicopter crash in Budgam

The senior-most official of the Srinagar base was removed to ensure impartial probe into the crash, the sources said.

published on : 21st May 2019

IAF officer to face culpable homicide charge for accidentally shooting down Mi-17 chopper

A report said that the officer commanding the Srinagar air base, where the crash took place, has been removed.

published on : 21st May 2019

F-21 jets will not be sold to any other country if we get IAF contract: Lockheed Martin

Last month IAF had issued initial tender for 114 jets and the top contenders for the deal include Lockheed's F-21, Boeing's F/A-18, Dassault Aviation's Rafale among others.

published on : 13th May 2019

Pakistan to review re-opening of airspace for Indian flights; minister says no change in status quo

Pakistan fully closed its airspace after an Indian Air Force strike on a terror camp in Balakot on February 26.

published on : 12th May 2019

IAF gains lethal edge as Boeing delivers first Apache Guardian attack chopper

The IAF had signed a multi-billion dollar contract with the US government and Boeing Ltd in September 2015 for 22 Apache helicopters.

published on : 11th May 2019

IAF intercepts Georgian aircraft coming from Pakistan, forces it to land in Jaipur

The An-12 aircraft of Georgia, after getting airborne for Delhi from Karachi, deviated from its scheduled flight path and entered Indian air space from an unscheduled point in North Gujarat.

published on : 10th May 2019

IAF aircraft overshoots runway at Mumbai airport

A Defence spokesperson said the aircraft had abandoned take off in view of a technical issue and overshot the runway.

published on : 8th May 2019

Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, involved in Tejas tests, takes charge as Air vice chief

During his career, he was commended by the Chief of Air Staff and has been awarded Param Vishist Seva Medal, Ati Vishist Seva Medal and Vayu Sena Medal. Air Marshal Khosla retired on Monday.

published on : 2nd May 2019

Dwarka murder: Dent on bumper gave vital lead

Dinesh Dixit was arrested after exhaustive analysis of CCTV footage, call detail records

published on : 1st May 2019

One held in connection with Dwarka murder case

Dixit told police that he had been in touch with the victim for several months and had visited her at the residence several times in the past.

published on : 30th April 2019

Man held for killing ex-IAF Wing Commander's wife in Dwarka

The family members of the deceased said two mobile phones, the jewellery she was wearing, Rs 5 lakh cash in Indian currency and Rs 2 lakh in foreign currency were missing from the house.

published on : 30th April 2019
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