Indian Air Force Day 2022: Why Indian Air Force Day is celebrated on 8 October? know the special things related to it
Indian Air Force Day 2022: The 90th Raising Day of the Indian Air Force is being celebrated today. For the first time in the history of the Indian Air Force, the Air Force Day Parade is being organized in Chandigarh. Earlier, Air Force Day Parade has been organized at Hindon Air Force Station in Ghaziabad.
Do you know these things related to Indian Air Force?
In such a situation, you must know some special things related to the foundation day of the Indian Air Force. Do you know why Indian Air Force Day is celebrated on 8 October only?
Indian Air Force was established in 1932. happened in
You must know that the Indian Air Force was established in 1932 in British India. It is clear that the country was ruled by the British at that time. It would also be interesting to know that at that time the Indian Air Force was known worldwide as the Royal Indian Air Force. But after the independence of India, the word Royal was dropped from it. After which it came to be known as Indian Air Force. Now you know that Air Force Day is celebrated on 8 October.
Do you know that India has the fourth largest air force in the world?
You will be proud of your air force knowing that it is the fourth largest air force in the world. It will also be interesting for you to know that Hindon Air Force Station (Ghaziabad) located in Uttar Pradesh is the largest air force station in Asia.
The air force has shown its strength in many wars
The Indian Air Force has been involved in many wars since its inception. The Indian Air Force has participated in the war against Pakistan four times. For the first time, the Air Force participated in the war in 1948, then in 1965, and in 1971 and 1999. In addition, the Air Force has shown its might to China in 1962.
The Chief of the Air Force has an important responsibility
The chief officer of the Indian Air Force is called the Chief of the Air Staff and has the rank of Chief Air Marshal. The headquarters of the Air Force is located in Delhi. The Chief of Air Staff is assisted by four Chief Staff Officers of the rank of Air Marshal and Vice Air Marshal, or Air Commodore. They control the major branches of the Air Force.
How can apply
Lakhs of youths send applications to join the Indian Air Force, but there are only a few such people. Who gets a place in the Indian Air Force? However, making a career in the Indian Air Force does not require a lot of qualifications. A person who is able to fulfill the criteria of IAF can apply for the recruitment.
Must have passed the NDA exam
Let us tell you that if you also want to join the Indian Air Force after the 12th, then after passing the NDA exam, you can join the Indian Air Force. According to the information available on the Indian Air Force website, only candidates in the age group of 17.5 to 19.5 years can apply for the Air Force.