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Air Force Day: Rafale, Tejas to showcase India's air power

October 07, 2020 10:36 IST

The Indian Air Force will celebrates its 88th anniversary on October 8.

This year, the newly-inducted Rafale fighter aircraft will feature in the Indian Air Force Day parade.

Apart form Rafale, the Tejas LCA, Jaguar, Mig-29, Mig-21 and Sukhoi-30 aircraft will display India's air power at the Hindon Air Force Station in Ghaziabad.

Air Force Day is celebrated to mark the day the IAF was established in 1932.

Ahead of the air show, a full dress rehearsal held at the air base in Ghaziabad.

Here are some of the glimpses.

Photographs: Atul Yadav/PTI Photo
 

Indian Air Force's CH 47 Chinook helicopters display their load carrying skills during a full dress rehearsal for the 88th Indian Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Airbase in Ghaziabad.

Newly-inducted Rafale jet flies past during a full dress rehearsal.

Indian Air Force's Surya Kiran aerobatics display team performs.

IAF's Dhruv Advance light helicopters (ALH) show their skills.

Chinook helicopter carries a howitzer during a full dress rehearsal.

Indian Air Force paratroopers perform.

IAF personnel march past during a full dress rehearsal.

Indian Air Force's helicopter air display team, Sarang performs.

Visitors have a view of Rafale fighter jet on display at Hindon Airbase in Ghaziabad.
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