Air Force Day 2023: IAF releases video showcasing its prowess ahead of 91st anniversary. Watch
Ahead of the Air Force Day celebration, IAF released an 11-minute-long video showcasing in different ways the Indian Air Force contributed in the development of the nation
To mark its 91st anniversary, the Indian Air Force is organising air shows and mega events in different cities across the nation. Ahead of the Indian Air Force Day celebration, IAF released an 11-minute-long video showcasing its role in nation development.
The video elaborates how the force not only defends India's skies but also contribute in generating employment, boosting local industries, and enhance transportation.
Recently, the IAF conducted a breathtaking air show in Bhopal. The air show involved indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, Su-30 MKI, and Mirage-2000 to name a few, above the picturesque upper lake Bhojtal in Bhopal enthralled people on Saturday.
IAF aerobatics teams of fighter jets, helicopters and other aircraft of the central command showcased extraordinary skills in a prelude to mark the 91st Anniversary of the IAF which falls on October 8. MP Governor Mangubhai Patel inaugurated the air show titled 'Air Power Beyond Boundaries' at 10.30 AM on 30 September.
The final celebration of the Indian Air Force day will be held in Prayagraj on October 8. The IAF will conduct the Air Show and parade in the city. According to media reports, the air show will be joined by 120 fighter, transport and helicopters. These aircraft will be operated from 10 airbases. In the air show, the MiG-21 will also participate, possibly for the last time. At the same time audience will also get to enjoy newly inducted aircraft like the C-295 transport aircraft.
Ahead of the air show on IAF day, many more events like cycle rally, exhibitions, etc are being organised in Prayagraj to spread awareness about the air show. To manage preparations in the city for the upcoming Indian Air Force Day celebration, a control room has also been set up near the Kila Ghat, Prayagraj for the air show. Seating arrangements for spectators of the show is also being made by the district administration.
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