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PSC Class 55: Indian Air Force

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Indian Air Force Details: 

1. Indian Air Force was formed in the year 1932.

2. October 8 is celebrated as Air Force Day.

3. The first Indian Air marshal of Indian Air Force is Subroto Mukerjee.

4. The last British native, Air marshal of IAF is Sir Gerald Gibbs.

5. Arjun Singh is the first air force marshall of India.

6. There are seven commands for Air Force.

7. The slogan of Air Force is "Touch the sky with Glory".

8. Sukhoi Su-30MKI is the warplane bought from Russia by IAF.

9. Garud Commando Force is the Special Commando of Indian Air Force. (It was in 2003, this special section was formed).

10. Tejus is the domestically developed warplane by IAF.

11. Advanced Light Helicopter Druv is the helicopter built by Hindustan Aeronautics in Bangalore for IAF.

12. Mirage 2000 is known in the name of Vajra in IAF.

13. Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) built the warplanes in India.

14. Kaveri is the domestically developed warplane engine of India.

15. Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE) in Bangalore developed the Kaveri Engine.

16. Mikoyan MiG-29 is the warplane of IAF known in the name of "Bahadur".

17. Ilyushin Il-76MD is the IAF known in the name of Gaja Raja.

18. Jaguar is the warplane of IAF known in the name of Shamsher.

19. It was in 1991, women recruited in IAF.  IAF Academy is located in Hyderabad.

20. Suryakiran Team aerobatics demonstration team of the Indian Air Force.

21. MiG-21 warplane is a supersonic jet fighter aircraft.

22. Air Force Technical College is located at Bangalore.

23. Airforce Administrative College is located at Coimbatore.

24. Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) built the domestic warplane of India, Light Combat Aircraft.

Indian Air Force Commands:

1. Central Air Command (Allahabad)
2. Eastern Air Command (Shillong)
3. Western Air Command (New Delhi)
4. Southern Air Command (Thiruvananthapuram)
5. South Western Air Command (Gandhi Nagar)
6. Maintenance Command (Nagpur)
7. Training Command (Bangalore)

Indian Air force Ranks:

1. Air Chief Marshal
2. Air Marshal
3. Air Vice Marshal
4. Air Commodore
5. Group Captain
6. Wing Commander
7. Squadron Leader
8. Flight Lieutenant
9. Flying Officer

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