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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
29 SEP 2021 3:08PM by PIB Delhi
89TH AIR FORCE DAY : AIR DISPLAY

The Indian Air Force proudly celebrates its 89th anniversary on 08 Oct 2021.  A scintillating air display by various aircraft will be the hallmark of the Air Force Day Parade-cum-investiture Ceremony at Air Force Station Hindan (Ghaziabad). Rehearsals for the display will commence from 1st October 2021 (Friday). Area over which aircraft will be flying at low levels are Wazirpur bridge -Karwalnagar - Afjalpur -Hindan, Shamli - Jiwana - Chandinagar - Hindan, Hapur - Philkua - Ghaziabad - Hindan.

BIRDS POSE A VERY SERIOUS THREAT TO FLYING AIRCRAFT, SPECIALLY

AT LOW LEVELS. EATABLES THROWN OUT IN THE OPEN ATTRACT BIRDS. TO ENSURE SAFETY OF THE AIRCRAFT, PILOTS AND PEOPLE ON GROUND, THE INDIAN AIR FORCE REQUESTS ALL CITIZENS OF DELHI, GHAZIABAD AND ITS  NEIGHBOURHOOD NOT TO THROW EABABLES AND GARBAGE IN OPEN.  ALSO, IF THEY FIND ANY CARCASSES/ DEAD ANIMALS LYING OUT IN OPEN, THEY MUST REPORT TO THE NEAREST AIR FORCE UNIT / POLICE STATION TO ARRANGE FOR ITS DISPOSAL. ALSO PLEASE CALL/SMS OFFICER INCHARGE BIRD HAZARD COMBAT TEAM (BHCT) ON CELL NO. 9434378478

            The Air Display will commence with flag bearing sky divers of the famous AKASH GANGA Team dropping out of AN-32 aircraft in their colourful canopies, at 08:00 AM.

            The flypast would include heritage aircraft, modern transport aircraft and frontline fighter aircraft. The ceremony will conclude at 10:52 AM with spellbinding aerobatic display.

Note : Kindly publish the message in the box to help ensure a 'safe' flying  environment.

 

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