Indian Air Force was formed under the Indian Air Force Act on October 8, 1932 it has proved its mettle numerous times and fulfilled its duty of providing aerial security to the hilt. One of the key components of the Indian defence mechanism, the Indian Air Force (IAF) ranks among the best in the world. As the Indian Air Force will celebrates its 87th Air Force Day on 8th October 2019, we bring you inspiring & Amazing facts about the IAF that'll make every Indian proud. Check it out.
1. The IAF flag, adopted in 1951, is blue in colour and contains the National Flag in the first quadrant and a roundel of the Tricolour.
2. Its motto Nabha Sparsham Deeptham is taken from the eleventh chapter of the Bhagvad Gita.
3. At 22,000 ft (or 6,706 m), Siachen GlacierAFS is the highest Air Force Station of the IAF.
4. The IAF created a world record by performing the hig