Indian Air Force

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Ensign of the Indian Air Force

The Indian Air Force is the air arm of the Indian Military. The Royal Indian Air Force was founded on 1 April 1932. In 1950, after independence, India dropped the word 'Royal' from the name.

The Indian Air Force has around 170,000 personnel and around 1700 aircraft. The motto of the Indian Air Force is Nabha Sparsham Deeptam (Touch The Sky With Glory). Sri krishna said to Arjuna in Bhagvadgita