Indian Air Force Day 2021: 8 October

Indian Air Force Day 2021: 8 October

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Category : Important Days Published on: October 08 2021

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  • Every year on October 8, the country celebrates Indian Air Force Day. This year will celebrate the 89th anniversary of Indian Air Force Day.
  • The first edition of the event took place in 1932.
  • This day commemorates the formation of the Indian Air Force (IAF) to aid the army fighting on the ground. 
  • The day also aims to raise awareness of the Indian Air Force, also known as the 'Bhartiya Vayu Sena,' as an organisation dedicated to strengthening national security and authority.

Important Facts 

About IAF

  • Founded: 8 October 1932
  • The Indian Air Force (IAF) is the world's fourth largest operational air force. Only the United States, China, and Russia outperform India.
  • The Indian Air Force's motto is 'Nabham Sparsham Deeptham,' which translates as 'Touch the Sky with Glory.'
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