First inducted in 1958, the Folland Gnat was to become a legend after its debut in the India-Pakistan War. The Gnat was produced in numbers by HAL, and a subsequent version of it was upgraded and christened the Ajeet.
The Gnat flew with Nos 23, 2, 9, 18, 21, 22, 24 Squadrons.
HAL Gnat on display along with other types manufactured by them. A MiG-21FL of No.8 Squadron on the background right. A HAL Kiran (U698) on the left. A HAL Basant in the rear and a Vampire (Not visible) between them. Note that the usage of flower pots as
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