New Book Released: In August 1960, an Indian Air Force C-119G Packet landed at N'Djili airport in the Congo, bringing three crews and about 35 ground personnel from No 12 Squadron, Indian Air Force, to operate UN transport aircraft in that country. They were followed by Canberra bombers of No.5 Squadron. This book - first in the Rakshak Series - details their story. Click the Cover to see ordering details.
A veteran of three wars - WW2, 1947-48 Kashmir War and the 1965 India-Pakistan War, Air Vice Marshal John Jasper Bouche (Pop) passed away today in Perth,Australia,after a brief illness. Group Captain Kapil Bhargava writes a short tribute to him
A Unique collectible is this coin set that was issued in 2007 to commemorate 75 Years of the Indian Air Force. The coin set was issued in Proof and in UNC (Uncirculated) types and consisted of one 2-Rupee coin and one 100-Rupee coin. Click on the image to see images of the coin set.
Group Captain Anant Bewoor wrote this article for the magazine - The Purple Beret about his days with Training Command - in all stages of his career from an aspiring cadet, proud instructor and and aircrew examiner.
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