- Category: The Bangladesh War 1971
- Written by Webmaster
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Lawrence Frederic Pereira 8678 F(P) was a Forward Air Controller with an Armoured Brigade in the Shakargarh Sector during the 1971 War. He lost his life in an enemy air attack and today lies at rest in Jalandhar.
- Category: Tributes
- Written by Obituary
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With a heavy heart, we learnt about the passing away of Wing Commander Hoshang Patel of Bombay. He passed away today 25th January 2017, at the age of 96. A WW2 veteran airman and pilot who served in two tours in Burma, one of the few to do it as both an erk as well as a pilot. Hoshang Sir was the one who gave the spark to the fire of WW2 research that this website has carried out over the years.
- Category: Reviews
- Written by Phillip Camp
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Reviewed by Anandeep Pannu
- Category: Aircraft Data Pages
- Written by Trainer (2007 - Current)
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The Hawk is a tandem-seat Aircraft for ground attack, flying training and weapon training. It has a low wing and an all-metal structure and is powered by an Adour Mk 871 turbofan engine. The Aircraft has an integrated navigation /attack system and radio and inertial navigation systems. The Aircraft is cleared for instrument (IFR) flying and for Solo Instrument flying from the front cockpit only.
- Category: Book Projects
- Written by Webmaster
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This book aims to record as many patches as possible from the flying units together with a brief resume of each unit, where known. Phil Camp has collected more than a 1000 patches of the Indian Air Force in an effort that spanned two decades. In this book, Phil traces out the origins of the squadrons and units of the IAF, their heraldry, artwork and patches history.
- Category: Roll of Honour
- Written by Air Marshal Sumit Mukerji
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This is AN ODE TO FALLEN AIR WARRIORS written by Air Marshal Sumit Mukerji that will be featured in a forthcoming book to commemorate Indian Air Force personnel who died in aviation incidents. The book title is “In Memoriam: The Fallen Air Warrior” which will be released by the MIAF in the second week of December 2016 at the USI
- Category: The Pioneers of Flight
- Written by K S Nair
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Only four Indians are definitively known to have been military aviators in World War One. They blazed a remarkable trail for the six hundred odd who took up that occupation in World War Two (including at least one Bollywood actor), and the three thousand-odd who serve in that role in India today.