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The Indian Air Force (IAF) 89th establishment day is being celebrated on Friday. October 8 is yearly celebrated as IAF Day, with festivities at Hindon Air Force Station in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad. These festivals will be held within the sight of the Chief of Air Staff and senior authorities of the three-military. 

The 2021 IAF Day march will respect the legends of the 1971 conflict wherein India crushed Pakistan prompting the formation of Bangladesh. "The well-known Tangail airdrop activity would be portrayed with three paratroopers including one from the Army hopping from a vintage Dakota transport airplane," ANI cited IAF official as saying. To honor the 1971 conflict saints, arrangements with call signs identified with the spots and individuals included will be shown in the procession. The Vinaash arrangement would grandstand the triumph in Longewala tasks with six Hawk airplanes. 

To respect its main Param Vir Chakra awardee Nirmaljit Singh Sekhon, the Sekhon development would see every one of Rafale, LCA Tejas, Jaguar, MiG-29, and Mirage 2000 contender jets flying over the motorcade together. 

According to ANI report, Meghna development identified with the renowned Heli-crossing over activities by the IAF to ship armed force troops across the waterway Meghna would incorporate Mi-17 and Chinook choppers with a howitzer underslung. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) in its delivery said, "A glimmering air show by different airplanes will be the sign of the Air Force Day Parade-cum-statement Ceremony at Air Force Station Hindan (Ghaziabad)." 

As per the MoD delivery, the airplane that will be flying at low levels incorporate Wazirpur span - Karwalnagar - Afjalpur - Hindan, Shamli - Jiwana - Chandinagar - Hindan, Hapur - Philkua - Ghaziabad - Hindan. 

A smidgen of history: 

The IAF was set up on October 8, 1932, as a supporting power of the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force. At first known as the Royal Indian Air Force, the prefix 'Illustrious' was taken out in 1950 after India turned into a Republic. Headed by an Air Chief Marshal (ACM), the Indian Air Force is the fourth biggest flying corps on the planet.

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