Adampur AFS (VIAX)

RWY 13/31     POS 31°25'60"N 075°45'39"E     ELEV 775 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
8 Wing

47sq MiG-29UPG
MiG-29UB
Black Archers


223sq MiG-29UPG
MiG-29UB
Tridents

MiG-29UPG KBU711 just landed land to take part in the static show at Aero India 2019.

Yelahanka, 16 February 2019, Arjun Sarup

Agra AFS (VIAG)

RWY 05/23, 12/30     POS 27°09'21"N 077°57'39"E     ELEV 551 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
4 Wing

12sq An-32
An-32RE
Striking Yaks


50sq A-50EhI


78sq Il-78MKI Valorous MARS
Training Command

PTS An-32 Skyhawks

Il-78MKI RK3451 at Waddington on 17 July 2007.

Michael Bajcar

Allahabad/Bamrauli AFS (VIAL)

RWY 06/24, 12/30     POS 25°26'21"N 081°44'03"E     ELEV 322 ft

Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Training Command

BFTS Chetak

Basic Flying Training School
Central Air Command

HQ Flt CAC BAe748
Ambala AFS (VIAM)

RWY 12/30     POS 30°22'07"N 076°48'54"E     ELEV 900 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
7 Wing

5sq Jaguar IS
Jaguar IT
Tuskers


14sq Jaguar IS
Jaguar IT
Bulls


17sq Rafale DH
Rafale EH
Golden Arrows
Baghdogra AFS (VEBD)

RWY 18/36     POS 26°40'53"N 088°19'41"E     ELEV 412 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
20 Wing

142SSS Flt Cheetah
Chetak
Flying Amphibs


156HU Mi-17V-5 Armoured Kestrels
Bangalore (VOBG) Hindustan

RWY 09/27     POS 12°57'03"N 077°39'57"E     ELEV 2914 ft

Organisation Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
HAL

- various
NAL

- Saras
DRDO

CABS BAe748
ERJ145SM
Do228-202K
Centre for Airborne Systems

NAL Saras performing at the 2019 edition of Aero India at Yelahanka.

Arjun Sarup

Bangalore/Yelahanka AFS (VOYK)

RWY 09/27     POS 13°08'09"N 077°36'21"E     ELEV 3045 ft

Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Training Command

112HU Mi-17-1V Thoroughbreds


FWTF An-32
An-32RE
Do228
Fixed Wing Training Faculty


HQ Flt TC BAe748
Southern Air Command

ASTE various aircraft Aircraft & Systems Testing Establishment


TPS various aircraft Test Pilot School

Mi-17-1V Z3347 of 112 HU serving the people of India by evacuate them after a flooding.

Indian Air Force

An-32RE KA3067 of the Fixed Wing Training Faculty waiting for a new assignment.

Yelahanka, 16 February 2019, Arjun Sarup

BAe748 H2377 wears the badge of the HQ Training Command on the nose.

Phill Camp

Do228-201 HM672 of the FWTF coming in to land at Yelahanka.

13 February 2017, Arjun Sarup

Barapani/Shillong AFS (VEBI) Umroi

RWY 04/22     POS 25°42'12"N 091°58'41"E     ELEV 2924 ft

Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Eastern Air Command

HQ Flt EAC BAe748
Bareilly AFS (VIBY)

RWY 11/29     POS 28°25'21"N 079°26'60"E     ELEV 565 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
15 Wing

8sq Su-30MKI/MKI-3 Eight Pursuits


24sq Su-30MKI-3 Hawks


111HU Dhruv Mk3 Snow Tigers
Barrackpore AFS (VEBR)

RWY 02/20     POS 22°46'52"N 088°21'32"E     ELEV 18 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
6 Wing

157HU Mi-17V-5 Tarkshya
Bhatinda/Bhisiana AFS (VIBT)

RWY 13/31     POS 30°16'13"N 074°45'21"E     ELEV 700 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
34 Wing

200sq ERJ145SM

ERJ145SM KW3556 at Yelahanka on 14 February 2017.

Janam Parikh

Bidar AFS (VOBR)

RWY 02/20, 08/26     POS 17°54'28"N 077°29'09"E     ELEV 2178 ft

Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Training Command

52sq/Suryakiran Hawk Mk132 Sharks


HOTS-B Hawk Mk132 Bravehearts


HOTS-C Hawk Mk132 Cheetahs


HOTS-D Hawk Mk132 Delta
Car Nicobar AFS (VOCX) Nicobar Islands

RWY 02/20     POS 09°09'12"N 092°49'10"E     ELEV 42 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
37 Wing

122HF Mi-17-1V or Mi-17V-5 Flying Dolphins
Chabua AFS (VECA)

RWY 05/23     POS 27°27'44"N 095°07'04"E     ELEV 350 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
14 Wing

102sq Su-30MKI-3 Trisonics
Training Command

Hawk OCU Hawk Mk132 The Young Ones

The IAF sended four Su-30MKI-3, including this SB048, of the 102 sqn to participate in the 2018 edition of the ”Pitch Black” exercise held in Northern Australia.

Darwin, 1 August 2018, Hans van Herk

Chandigarh AFS (VICG)

RWY 11/29     POS 30°40'24"N 076°47'19"E     ELEV 1012 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
12 Wing

44sq Il-76MD Mighty Jets


48sq An-32
An-32RE
Camels


126HF CH-47D(I) Featherweights
Maintenance Command

3 BRD overhaul Russian transport & helicopters

An-32RE KA2742 of 48 sqn landing at Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Int'l on 5 September 2017.

Janam Parikh

CH-47F ZL4671 seen during the ceremony of the type induction in the IAF at Chandigarh on 25 March 2019.

Indian Air Force

Delhi/Indira Gandhi Intl (VIDP) Palam AFS

RWY 09/27, 10/28     POS 28°33'59"N 077°06'11"E     ELEV 776 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
3 Wing

41sq Do228
BAe748
Otters
Air Headquarters

AHQCS BAe748
B737
B777-337ER
ERJ135BJ
Mi-17V-5
Pegasus


ARC R&AW An-32
Beech B200
G-III
IAI1125SPX
G100
Il-76MD
Mi-17-1V
Indian Air Force Museum

Vintage Aircraft Flight Dakota
Harvard
Tiger Moth

ERJ135BJ K3601 landing at Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Intl on 3 June 2018.

Timothy Brandt

Wg Cdr P. Nair lands the IAF Vintage Flight Tiger Moth at Aero India 2017.

Arjan Sarup

Dundigal AFS (VODG)

RWY 10L/28R, 10R/28L     POS 17°37'46"N 078°24'13"E     ELEV 2013 ft

Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Training Command

AFA PC-7 Mk.II Air Force Academy

PC-7 Mk.II P151 seen at the Yelahanka air show.

Phill Camp

Gorakhpur AFS (VEGK)

RWY 11/29     POS 26°44'23"N 083°26'59"E     ELEV 259 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
17 Wing

16sq Jaguar IS
Jaguar IT
Black Cobras


27sq Jaguar IS
Jaguar IT
Flaming Arrows


105HU Mi-17-1V Daring Eagles
Guwahati/Lokpriya Gopinath Bordolio Intl (VEGT) Mountain Shadow AFS

RWY 05/23     POS 27°29'00"N 095°01'03"E     ELEV 361 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
19 Wing

59sq BAe748
Do228
Hornbills


118HU Mi-17-1V Challengers
Gwalior/Maharajpur AFS (VIGR)

RWY 06/24     POS 26°17'38"N 078°13'40"E     ELEV 617 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
40 Wing

1sq Mirage 2000H
Mirage 2000TH
Tigers


7sq Mirage 2000H Battle Axes


9sq Mirage 2000H Wolfpack


TACDE various a/c Tactics & Combat Development Establishment
1sq 'Tigers' will move to Jalpaguiri/Hashimara AFS and re-equip with the Rafale DH/EH
Halwara AFS (VIHX)

RWY 13/31     POS 30°44'55"N 075°37'47"E     ELEV 790 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
34 Wing

220sq Su-30MKI-3 Desert Tigers


221sq Su-30MKI-3 Valiants
Hindon AFS (VIDX) (Hindan)

RWY 09/27     POS 28°42'28"N 077°21'31"E     ELEV 700 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
28 Wing

77sq C-130J-30 Veiled Vipers


81sq C-17A Skylords


131FAC Flt Cheetah
Chetak
Airborne Pointers


181 Flt BAe748
B737
Training Command

AEB a/c on loan Aircrew Examination Board

C-17 CB8009 of 81sq 'Skylords' supporting the IAF delegation for the 2016 edition of the Bahrain Air Show.

Sakhir AB, January 2016, Marcel van Bielder

Hyderabad/Hakimpet AFS (VOHK)

RWY 09/27, HEL     POS 17°33'13"N 078°31'30"E     ELEV 2020 ft

Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Training Command

AFS Hakimpet HJT-16 Kiran Mk2


HTS Chetak Argonauts

Chetak ZA408 of the HTS on 18 February 2019.

Arjun Sarup

Hyderabad/R. Ghandi Intl (VOHY) Begumpet AFS

RWY 09/27     POS 17°27'09"N 078°27'40"E     ELEV 1741 ft

Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Training Command

NTS BAe748 Navigator Training School
Jalpaguiri/Hashimara AFS (VEHX)

RWY 11/29     POS 26°42'07"N 089°22'05"E     ELEV 372 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
16 Wing

-
101sq 'Falcons' will be erected here as second Rafale squadron.
Jamnagar AFS (VAJM)

RWY 06/24, 12/30     POS 22°27'59"N 070°00'41"E     ELEV 69 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
33 Wing

6sq Jaguar IM
Jaguar IS
Jaguar IT
Dragons


28sq MiG-29
MiG-29UB
First Supersonics


119HU Mi-17V-5 Stallions


141SSS Flt Chetak Flamingos


224sq Jaguar IS
Jaguar IT
Warlords

Jaguar IM JM261 of 6sq is used in the maritime role.

Simon Watson

Jodhpur AFS (VIJO)

RWY 05/23     POS 26°15'04"N 073°02'56"E     ELEV 717 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
32 Wing

29sq MiG-27MU

Squadron deactivated 27 December 2019
Scorpions


31sq Su-30MKI-3 Lions


32sq MiG-21Bison
MiG-21UM
Thunderbirds


107HU Mi-17-1V Desert Hawks


116HU Dhruv Mk3 Tankbusters

To augment the service life of the MiG 21 an update & performance enhancing package was developed and thereafter they were called MiG 21bison. A pilot is strapped in to MiG 21bison CU2107 for a training sortie.

Phill Camp

Jorhat AFS (VEJT)

RWY 04/22     POS 26°43'51"N 094°10'33"E     ELEV 284 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
10 Wing

43sq An-32
An-32RE
Ibexes


49sq An-32
An-32RE
Para Spears


129HU Mi-17-1V Nubra Warriors


137HS AH-64E (o/o)
137HS will be a newly ercted squadron in 2020 to be equiped with the AH-64E.
Kanpur/Chakeri AFS (VICX)

RWY 01/19, 09/27     POS 26°24'15"N 080°24'36"E     ELEV 410 ft

Air Command Depot Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Maintenance Command

1 BRD Overhaul BAe748 & Do228
Khalsi (--)

RWY 11/29H     POS 34°19'07"N 076°54'09"E     ELEV 9810 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
-

131FAC Flt det. Cheetah
Chetak
Airborne Pointers
Leh AFS (VILH)

RWY 07/25, HEL     POS 34°08'09"N 077°32'45"E     ELEV 10682 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
21 Wing

114HU Cheetal Siachen Pioneers


130HU Mi-17-1V Condors
-

28sq det. MiG-29 First Supersonics

Cheetah J4403 of the 114 Helicopter Unit on 27 October 2014.

Atamvir Multani

Mohanbari/Dibrugarh AFS (VEMN)

RWY 05/23     POS 27°29'00"N 095°01'03"E     ELEV 361 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
42 Wing

127HU Mi-17-1V First of the Ranas


128HU Mi-17-1V Siachen Tigers

Mi-17-1V Z3020 of 127HU.

Simon Watson

Mumbai/Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Intl (VABB)

RWY : 09/27, 14/32     POS 19°05'30"N 072°51'58"E     ELEV 37 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
-

121HF Chetak
Mi-17-1V
Sea Eagles

Mi-17V-5 ZP5229 at Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Int'l on 14 August 2016.

Janam Parikh

Nagpur/Dr. Ambedkar Intl (VANP) Sonegaon

RWY 14/32     POS 21°05'32"N 079°02'50"E     ELEV 1012 ft

Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Maintenance Command

HQ Flt MCC BAe748
Nal/Bikaner AFS (VIBK)

RWY 05/23     POS 28°04'21"N 073°12'25"E     ELEV 750 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
46 Wing

3sq MiG-21Bison
MiG-21UM
Cobras
Nasik/Ojhar AFS (VAOZ) (Ozhar, Ozar)

RWY 08/26     POS 20°07'14"N 073°54'47"E     ELEV 1900 ft

Air Command Depot Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Maintenance Command

11 BRD Overhaul MiG-29 & Su-30MKI
Panagarh/Arjan Singh AFS (VEPH)

RWY 15/33     POS 23°28'28"N 087°25'40"E     ELEV 240 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
31 Wing

87sq C-130J-30 Raiding Raptors

Not only for logistics but this C-130J-30 KC3807 of 87 sqn also participated in the Australia held exercise “Pitch Black” in 2018.

Darwin, 1 August 2018, Hans van Herk

Pathankot AFS (VIPK)

RWY 01/19     POS 32°14'02"N 075°38'05"E     ELEV 1017 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
18 Wing

26sq MiG-21bis
MiG-21UM
Warriors


125sq AH-64E Gladiators
Phalodi AFS (VIPX)

RWY 11/29, HEL     POS 27°06'46"N 072°23'20"E     ELEV 781 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
48 Wing

158HU Mi-17V-5 Silver Falchions
Pune/Lohegaon AFS (VAPO) (Poona)

RWY 10/28, 14/32     POS 18°34'56"N 073°55'11"E     ELEV 1942 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
2 Wing

20sq Su-30MKI/MKI-3 Lightning


30sq Su-30MKI/MKI-3 Rhinos
Pune/National Defence Academy gliderdrome (--)

RWY 09/27     POS 18°28'22"N 073°46'46"E     ELEV 1919 ft

Academy Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
National Defence Academy

Air Force Training Team Sedbergh T-21B
EON Baby
EON Olympic
HAL Rohini
HAL Ardha
HK-36TC Super Dimona
Purnea (VEPU)

RWY 09/27     POS 25°45'35"N 087°24'36"E     ELEV 129 ft

Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Eastern Air Command

159HU Mi-17V-5 Flying Daggers
Sarsawa AFS (VISP)

RWY 09/27     POS 29°59'40"N 077°25'27"E     ELEV 891 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
30 Wing

117HU Dhruv Himalayan Dragons


152HU Mi 17-1V Mighty Armours

Dhruv ZD4044.

Yelahanka, 13 February 2017, Arjun Sarup

Silchar/Kumbhirgram AFS (VEKU)

RWY 06/24     POS 24°54'47"N 092°58'43"E     ELEV 352 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
22 Wing

110HU Mi-17V-5 Vanguards
Sirsa AFS (VISA)

RWY 05/23     POS 29°33'38"N 075°00'22"E     ELEV 650 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
45 Wing

15sq Su-30MKI-3 Flying Lances


21sq MiG-21Bison
MiG-21UM
Ankush
Srinagar AFS (VISR)

RWY 13/31     POS 33°59'13"N 074°46'26"E     ELEV 5458 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
1 Wing

51sq MiG-21Bison
MiG-21UM
Sword Arms


154HU Mi-17V-5 Snow Leopards
-

131FAC Flt det. Cheetah
Chetak
Airborne Pointers
Sulur (VOSX)

RWY 05/23     POS 11°00'46"N 077°09'41"E     ELEV 1250 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
43 Wing

33sq An-32 Himalayan Geese


45sq Tejas Mk1 Flying Daggers


109HU Mi-17V-5 Knights
Training Command

151HU Dhruv Sarang
Maintenance Command

5 BRD Overhaul HJT-16 Kiran
43 Wing

18sq Tejas LCA Flying Bullets
18sq will move to Srinagar AFS in 2022

The 'Sarang' demoteam performs nationally as well as internationally with their indiginous build HAL Druv.

Yelahanka, 18 February 2019, Arjun Sarup

Tejas LCA LA5006 taxiing out to perform a solo display at Aero India 2019.

Yelahanka, 18 February 2019, Arjun Sarup

Suratgarh AFS (--)

RWY 05/23, HEL     POS 29°23'19"N 073°54'14"E     ELEV 554 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
35 Wing

23sq MiG-21Bison
MiG-21UM
Panthers


104sq Mi-35 Pioneer Rotorians


155HU Mi-17V-5 Kripans
Tambaram AFS (VOTX)

RWY 05/23, 12/30     POS 12°54'25"N 080°07'17"E     ELEV 90 ft

Air Command School Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Training Command

FIS PC-7 Mk.II
HJT-16 Kiran Mk2
Chetak
Flying Instructors School
Tezpur AFS (VETZ)

RWY 05/23     POS 26°42'36"N 092°47'03"E     ELEV 240 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
11 Wing

2sq Su-30MKI/MKI-3 Winged Arrows


106sq Su-30MKI-3 Lynx


115HU Cheetah
Chetak
Hovering Angels
Thanjavur AFS (VOTJ)

RWY 07/25, 14/32     POS 10°43'21"N 079°06'05"E     ELEV 253 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
47 Wing

222sq Su-30MKI-3 Tigersharks
Trivandrum/Thiruvananthapuram Intl (VOTV)

RWY 14/32     POS 08°28'47"N 076°55'11"E     ELEV 15 ft

Air Command Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Southern Air Command

HQ Flt SAC BAe748
Udhampur AFS (VIUX)

RWY 18/36     POS 32°54'08"N 075°09'19"E     ELEV 1950 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
39 Wing

132FAC Flt Cheetah Hovering Hawks


153HU Mi-17 Daring Dragons
Uttarlai AFS (VIUT)

RWY 02/20     POS 25°48'47"N 071°28'56"E     ELEV 500 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
5 FBSU

4sq MiG-21Bison
MiG-21UM
Oorials
Vadodara AFS (VABO)

RWY 04/22     POS 22°19'48"N 073°13'08"E     ELEV 129 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
36 Wing

11sq BAe748 Charging Rhinos


25sq An-32
An-32RE
The Himalayan Eagles
South Western Air Command

HQ Flt SWAC BAe748

BAe748-247 KH1528 of the South Western Air Command Communication Flight seen landing at Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Intl. on 30 October 2017.

Aneesh Bapaye

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