The Indian Air Force on Monday celebrated its 86th anniversary at the Hindon Air Base in Ghaziabad with a large parade and an air display.
The force was officially established, October 8, 1932.
Here are some of the glimpses from the celebration.
Photographs: Atul Yadav/PTI Photo
Indian Air Force's fighter aircraft Mig-21 flies-past during the 86th Air Force Day Parade.
The Tejas, a Light Combat Aircraft, flies-past during the 86th Air Force Day Parade.
Indian Air Force's fighter aircraft Su-30MKI flies-past during the 86th Air Force Day Parade 2018.
'Sarang' helicopter aerobatic team of Indian Air Force performs during the parade.
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Indian Air Force paratroopers demonstrate their skills.
Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa reviews the parade.
Honorary Group Captain Sachin Tendulkar with Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa and Army Chief Gen Bipin Singh Rawat watches a fly-past
IAF personnel during the parade.
IAF personnel perform a drill with their rifles.
IAF personnel march past during the parade.