Indian Air Force Day October 8, It’s a 88th anniversary Event In India 2020

India Air Force Day october 8

Indian Air Force day celebration event was observed on October 8th annually. It’s a 88th anniversary event of Indian Air Force day celebration in 2020.

India Air Force Day on October 8

The event Indian Air Force day, the India presents its air power at the annually. The year of 2020 is very exceptional for the India as recently has inaugurated Rafale fighter aircraft, Jets in the Indian Air Force will feature it.

The Indian Air Force (IAF) newly initiated the five rafale fighter jets on September 10 to boost its power. The Indian Air Force has participated in many crucial wars and landmark missions.

The First Indian Air Force day was established on October 8th in 1932 at Hindo Airbase in Ghaziabad city, state of  Uttar Pradesh.

One of the well-known persons, Fighter Pilot, Wing Commander, Vir chakra award inheritor Abhinandan Varthaman who the time of the 2019 Pakistan- India impasse was held captive in Pakistan for 2.5 days or 60 hours after his fighter jet was shot down in an aerial dogfight. He was born on 21st June, 1983 in Tamil Nadu.

Name: Abhinandan Varthaman

Education: Sainik School, National Defense Academy

Award: Vir Chakra

Father: Simhakutty  Varthaman

Mother: Shobha Varthaman

Spouse: Tanvi Marwaha

Children: Tavis

Hats off sir,

The Air force is one major part of military branch for aerial warfare; air force is a national military branch that primarily conducted aerial warfare and nation’s armed service and responsible for aerial combat distinct from army and Navy.

Some of the Air Force Officers positions

Armed Forces Supreme (President): Ram Nath Kovind   

Marshal of the Air force, Air Chief Marshal, Air Marshal, Air vice Marshal, Air Commander, Win Commander squadron Leader, Flight Lieutenant and Flying Officer and many more.

Chief Defense Officer: Bipin Rawat

Chief Of the Air Officer (Air Chief Marshal):  Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria

Vice Chief of Air (Air Marshal): Harjit Singh Arora

Central Air Command (Air Command Chief): Air Marshal Rajesh Kumar

Eastern Air Command: Amit Dev

Southern Air Command: Amit Tiwari

South Western Air Command: Surendra Kumar Ghotia

Western Air Command: Vivek RamChaudhari

Training Command: Rajiv Dayal Mathur

Maintenance Officer: Shashiker Choudhari

Strategic Commando Officer: Navkaranjit Singh Dhillon and many more positions.

The First Aviation Force in the world: The Aviation Military of French Army in 1910.

The First Independent Air Force in the world: British Royal Air Force in April 1st in 1918.

Indian Air Force Badge

Indian Air Force Badge 2020


The Air force involves several combinations such as jet fighters, Helicopter, transport Planes, Aircraft defense, Anti-Aircraft Control, Bombers, Anti-Ballistic Missiles, Support to Land and Naval Forces, Cyberspace, Special operations and various operations.

In peace time the air force begins to Air policing and sea-rescue operations.


The post is all about Awareness and information purpose only. The Indian Air Force day is one of the precious Protection Event Activities of Country Nation.

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