Indian Air Force Day 2022 : History of Air Force, know the importance of this day

This year Indian Air Force Day will be celebrated to honor the Air Force personnel who laid down their lives for the security of India's aviation industry and the nation.

The day commemorates the sacrifices made by the armed forces for the nation and also encourages the youth to be a part of it.

Indian Air Force Day is observed every year on 08 October

Its main objective is to pay tribute to the Air Force of India and remember their contribution

Indian Air Force was established on 08 October 1932

At the time of inception, the Indian Air Force had a strength of 6 RAF-trained officers and 19 airmen

This day is celebrated with great zeal and pride at various air stations across the country

All Air Force Stations conduct their respective parades at their respective airports

Keeping in mind the achievements of the past year, various awards and medals of honor are also given to the airmen