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INDIAN AIR FORCE
“TOUCH THE SKY WITH GLORY”
ABOUT “IAF”
• Indian Air Force established on 8th October 1932
  under the British Rule.
• Earlier it was known as the Royal Indian Air Force.
• The aircraft RIAF first operated was Wapiti Planes
  with one squadron.
• After independence air force served the nation
  with the prefix Royal which was dropped when
  India became republic in 1950
• Indian Air Force established on 8th October
  1932 under the British Rule.
• Earlier it was known as the Royal Indian Air
  Force.
• The aircraft RIAF first operated was Wapiti
  Planes with one squadron.
• After independence air force served the
  nation with the prefix Royal which was
  dropped when India became republic in 1950
OPERATIONS
• IAF has been involved in three wars all with
  neighboring country Pakistan.

• Major operations undertaken by IAF include
  Operation Vijay, Operation Meghdoot and
  Operation Cactus.

• Apart from conflicts, the IAF has been an active
  participant in United Nation peacekeeping
  missions.
It celebrate its golden jubilee in 1982
hierarchy in air force
Marshal
Air Chief Marshal
Air Marshal
Air Vice Marshal
Air Commodore
Group Captain
Flying Officer
   Pilot Officer
Strength of IAF




•The main strength of IAF is fighter
 aircrafts divided into categories
•Attacker
•Fighter
Attacker


•It is those jets which have the ability to
hit air to surface.
•Types are
•Jaguar
•Mig 21 Bison
•Mig 27
•IAF is world fourth largest air force with a
sterngth of 1322 aircraft,including 680 combat
aircraft and 305 helicopter and presently
operates a total of 34 squadron.
•All aircrafts belong to 4.5 generation.
•The only 4.5 generation fighter aircraft
developed by India is HAL-Tejas which is now
inducted and will be in service in the year
2013.
INDIAN AIR FORCE
INDIAN AIR FORCE
INDIAN AIR FORCE

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INDIAN AIR FORCE

  • 1. INDIAN AIR FORCE “TOUCH THE SKY WITH GLORY”
  • 2. ABOUT “IAF” • Indian Air Force established on 8th October 1932 under the British Rule. • Earlier it was known as the Royal Indian Air Force. • The aircraft RIAF first operated was Wapiti Planes with one squadron. • After independence air force served the nation with the prefix Royal which was dropped when India became republic in 1950
  • 3. • Indian Air Force established on 8th October 1932 under the British Rule. • Earlier it was known as the Royal Indian Air Force. • The aircraft RIAF first operated was Wapiti Planes with one squadron. • After independence air force served the nation with the prefix Royal which was dropped when India became republic in 1950
  • 4. OPERATIONS • IAF has been involved in three wars all with neighboring country Pakistan. • Major operations undertaken by IAF include Operation Vijay, Operation Meghdoot and Operation Cactus. • Apart from conflicts, the IAF has been an active participant in United Nation peacekeeping missions.
  • 5. It celebrate its golden jubilee in 1982 hierarchy in air force Marshal Air Chief Marshal Air Marshal Air Vice Marshal Air Commodore Group Captain Flying Officer Pilot Officer
  • 6. Strength of IAF •The main strength of IAF is fighter aircrafts divided into categories •Attacker •Fighter
  • 7. Attacker •It is those jets which have the ability to hit air to surface. •Types are •Jaguar •Mig 21 Bison •Mig 27
  • 8. •IAF is world fourth largest air force with a sterngth of 1322 aircraft,including 680 combat aircraft and 305 helicopter and presently operates a total of 34 squadron. •All aircrafts belong to 4.5 generation. •The only 4.5 generation fighter aircraft developed by India is HAL-Tejas which is now inducted and will be in service in the year 2013.