New Delhi: The Indian Air Force on Saturday celebrated its 84th anniversary at the Hindon Air base in Ghaziabad with visual aerobatic display of aircraft manoeuvres. Witnesses of the parade also saw the famous Akash Ganga team dive from the AN-32 aircraft with the Indian flag.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the Indian Air Force through Twitter and said, "Saluting all air warriors & their families on Air Force Day. Thank you for protecting our skies. Your courage makes India proud."
Saluting all air warriors & their families on Air Force Day. Thank you for protecting our skies. Your courage makes India proud. pic.twitter.com/bCusPOV1nf
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 8, 2016
— ANI (@ANI_news) October 8, 2016
From disaster management to engaging the infiltrating enemy, the air force provides for crucial military needs during times of crisis in the country.
In exhibition for the spectators all over the country were the Tejas aircrafts, vintage aircrafts, An-32 aircrafts, Sarang helicopters and PC7.