Quick Answer: When was Indian Air Force established?

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Who established Indian Air Force?

On 8 October 1932, the Indian Air Force came into being and on 1st April 1954 Air Marshal Subroto Mukherjee, one of the founding members of the Air Force took over as the first Indian Chief of Air Staff.

Who is known as the father of Air Force?

Subroto laid great stress on the welfare of the men and their families. His genuine understanding of human nature, his love for his men and his humane approach to their problems endeared him to one and all, whereby he came to be known as the ‘Father Figure’ in the Air Force.

Is Indian Air Force strong?

Having fought bravely during the Galwan valley clash last year on June 15, the Indian Army and the Air Force (IAF) have emerged stronger and have enhanced their capabilities manifold in all fields to evolve strongly.

What is motto of Air Force?

The Motto of Indian Air Force (Touch the sky with Glory) has been taken from eleventh chapter of the Gita, the Discourse given by Lord Krishna to Arjuna on the battlefield of Kurukshetra during the Great War of Mahabharata.

Who is next IAF chief?

Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari will be the new Vice Chief of Indian Air Force succeeding Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora, officials said on Wednesday.

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Who is the first pilot woman?

Sarla Thukral (1914 – 15 March 2008) was the first Indian woman to fly an aircraft. Born in 1914, she earned an aviation pilot license in 1936 at the young age of 21 and flew a Gypsy Moth solo.

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