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Indian Air Force is celebrating its 89th Raising Day.
The 89th Air Force Day is being celebrated at Hindon Airbase in Ghaziabad. Along with this, the Air Force is also celebrating the 75th anniversary of the country’s independence. The soldiers of the Air Force showed their might in the sky. Rafale, MiG and Apache showed power. General Bipin Rawat, Navy Chief Karambir Singh and Chief of Army Staff Manoj Mukund Naravane saluted the parade. This time the Indian Air Force has kept its theme ‘Self-reliant and capable’.
The parade of Air Force personnel enthused the people.
Air Chief Marshal honored the warriors of the Air Force.
All three army chiefs present
The three army chiefs are present in this ceremony. The security arrangements around the airbase are fully beefed up for the event. Due to Kovid, very few people have been allowed to watch the air show in this program. 13 aircraft are on display. One by one 75 aircraft are performing different feats in the sky.
Paraglider soldiers made a tricolor in the sky and got applause.
jump from a height of eight thousand feet
The program started with Power Hand Gliding Team. Akash Ganga team jumped through parachute from a height of eight thousand feet. Coming to a formation, he displayed three parachutes in the form of a tricolor. Two Chinook helicopters carrying M-7 guns flew and formed Meghna Formation. 5 Mi-35 helicopters appeared in the sky in Eklavya formation. 9 Surya Kiran planes gave the formation of Diamond.
Cargo aircraft and fighter jets performed together.
The sky resonated with the thunder of Tejas-Rafale
Combat aircraft Tejas came down simultaneously from the sky at a speed of 600 km per hour and proceeded at a speed of 200 km just above the parade ground. Indigenous Tejas, Hercules, C-17 Globemaster, Mirage-2000, Jaguar, Sukhoi-30, Apache helicopter, Chinook helicopter, MiG-29, Dhruv helicopter also performed feats in the sky.
Dhruv helicopters also showed acrobatics in the sky.
50 years of Indo-Pak war, display of Jeanette aircraft
This year’s foundation day is important in many ways. Firstly, 50 years have passed since the victory of the Indo-Pakistani War. On this special occasion, the Indian Air Force has displayed the aircraft ‘Ajit Jeanette’, which saved the sixes of the enemies in the 1971 war. This aircraft is UK made. In the 1971 war, this Indian aircraft had driven out Pakistan’s fighter planes. Two aircraft were destroyed. This aircraft has been put on display for the first time at Hindon airbase.
The world’s largest tricolor was displayed in Leh recently.
World’s largest tricolor hoisted
The world’s largest tricolor has been hoisted at Hindon airbase on the foundation day. The length of this tricolor made of Khadi is 225 feet and width is 150 feet. Its weight is about 1000 kg. Just on October 2, 2021, in the Union Territory of Leh, exactly the same long and heavy tricolor was unveiled by Lieutenant Governor RK Mathur. It was produced by 57 Engineer Regiment Corps. This time this tricolor has become the center of attraction at Hindon Airbase.