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Air Force Day

Context:

The Prime Minister extended his Air Force Day greetings to air warriors and their families on the occasion of Air Force Day.

About Air Force Day:

  • 8th October is observed as ‘Air Force Day’ every year to mark the day when the air arm of the Indian armed forces came into being in the year 1932.
  • This year marked the 87th Indian Air Force Day.
  • It was established as an auxiliary air force of the Royal Air Force of Britain. After India became a Republic in 1950, the name Royal Indian Air Force was changed to Indian Air Force.
  • For more about the Indian Air Force, click here.

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