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Abhinandan varthaman

Dec 12, 2019 12:14
The theme for the year’s Google trends was celebrating heroes from all walks of life. read more
Nov 10, 2019 21:59
A Twitter posting by Pakistan journalist and political commentator Anwar Lodhi shows a photo of the mannequin of the IAF braveheart, captured on February 27 by Pakistan following a dogfight between the two air forces in which his MIG-21 was shot down... read more
Oct 08, 2019 13:18
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman led a ‘MiG formation’ in a MiG-21 Bison Aircraft. read more
Oct 08, 2019 11:06
Indian Air Force Day 2019: Three Mirage 2000 aircraft and two Su-30MKI fighter aircraft flew in ‘Avenger formation’ by pilots who took part in the Balakot airstrike in February this year. read more
Oct 06, 2019 23:24
The Number 9 Mirage-2000 squadron, ‘Wolf Pack’, that carried out the Balakot raid; Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman’s Number 51 Squadron, ‘Sword Arms’; and Squadron Leader Minty Agarwal’s 601 Signal Unit will get the citations, one of the officers... read more
Oct 06, 2019 13:13
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Oct 06, 2019 12:23
Among the Indian Air Force units which will be awarded citation son Air Force Day, is Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman’s 51 Squadron. read more
Sep 02, 2019 15:03
Both BS Dhanoa and Abhinandan Varthaman, a Vir Chakra awardee, have played key roles in conflict situations. The Air Chief Marshal, who is also a MiG-21 pilot, destroyed Pakistan supply dumps along the Line of Control (LoC) during the 1999 Kargil war which helped turn the tide in India’s favour read more
Sep 02, 2019 11:44
Wing Commander Abhinandan - who was taken captive by Pakistan on February 27 after he was shot down over Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir- had been recently cleared to fly. read more
Aug 23, 2019 11:58
Actor Vivek Oberoi will produce a film on Balakot air strikes as well as the capture and release of IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. read more
Aug 21, 2019 22:50
Abhinandan Varthaman returned to the fighter cockpit, nearly six months after sustaining injuries while ejecting from a fighter plane during an aerial combat between India and Pakistan on February 27. read more
Aug 20, 2019 18:28
According to reports, Ahmed Khan, a subedar with the Pakistan Army’s Special Service Group, was killed by the Indian Army in Nakyal sector of the LoC on August 17 when he was trying to facilitate more infiltrators into India. read more
Aug 14, 2019 16:09
Sq Ldr Minty Aggarwal was part of a team of seven fighter controllers on duty on February 27 morning and controlled the Indian Air Force’s interception package launched to stop Pakistan’s fighter jets. read more
Aug 08, 2019 22:40
The Bangalore-based Institute of Aerospace Medicine - the final certifying authority on the fitness of a pilot – declared Wing Commander Abhinandan fit to fly. read more
Aug 07, 2019 23:32
Varthaman is likely to be awarded a Vir Chakra for his exploits and the five Mirage-2000 fighter aces who dropped bombs on the terror facility of the Jaish-e-Mohammed, the Vayu Sena Medal for gallantry. read more