Indian Air Force celebrates 87th anniversary with an Air Show

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Indian Air Force celebrates 87th anniversary with an Air Show

*New Delhi:* The Indian Air Force is celebrating its 87th anniversary on Tuesday and the IAF has planned to mark the anniversary at its Hindan Base with a air display showcasing both vintage aircraft and modern fleet.

The IAF was formed on October 8, 1932, and the force has participated in several crucial wars and landmark missions. The foundation day of IAF this year falls on the same day when India celebrates the strength and victory of good over evil to mark the occasion of 'Vijaydashmi'.

Indian Air Force in a tweet greeted the air-warriors and their families on the occasion of 87th Air Force Day. IAF in a tweet said, "#AFDay19: On the occasion of 87th Anniversary, Indian Air Force extends its heartfelt greetings to the courageous air-warriors & their families. The Courage, Valour, Commitment, Dedication & Zeal are inspiration for all."

Earlier today, chiefs of three services, Army Chief Bipin Rawat, Indian Air Force Chief RKS Bhadauria and Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Karambir Singh, paid floral tributes at the National War Memorial in New Delhi.