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  • Saudi Air Force chief reviews graduation parade at PAF Academy Risalpur

    The graduation ceremony of 117 Combat Support Course of PAF cadets, 83rd Engineering Course of Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) cadets and commissioning of 1st GD(P) of Kuwait Air Force (KuAF) cadets was held at the PAF Academy Risalpur on Monday...

    Commander Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) Major General Mohammed Saleh Al Otaibi was the chief guest of the ceremony...

  • Air Marshal Asghar Khan: my role model, father of Pakistan Air Force, and the protégé of Jinnah

    I have many reasons to write in memory of the venerated Air Marshal Asghar Khan — a protégé of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, he was my role model from the age of 19 when I joined the Royal Pakistan Air Force (RPAF) in 1952...

    I first heard about Asghar Khan, who was at the time a wing commander, from my instructor at the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Academy in Risalpur, who narrated to me the historic event of Jinnah’s visit to...

  • PAF Academy in Risalpur named after Air Marshal Asghar Khan

    A grand ceremony was held at the Pakistan Air Force Academy in Risalpur on Wednesday night to celebrate the renaming of the academy after Air Marshal (retd) Asghar Khan, who was the first Muslim Commander-in-Chief of Pakistan Air Force...

    The aviation cadets of PAF Academy presented a parade at the event where Asghar Khan was the chief guest...

  • PAF JF-17 Thunders depart to participate in Paris Air Show 2015

    KARACHI: A three-ship formation of JF-17 Thunders along with a Pakistan Air Force contingent comprising pilots and technicians departed from an Operational PAF Air Base on Sunday to participate in the forthcoming Paris Air Show 2015...

    A Pakistan Air Force Media Affairs official said in a statement that the 51st Air Show organised by French Aerospace Industries Association would start on June 15 at the Le Bourget Parc des Expositions...

  • Pakistan Air Force needs to replace 190 planes by 2020

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan Air Force needs to retire 190 planes from its current fleet by 2020, senior officials told Dawn while commenting on a report that the country was seeking another batch of 10 F-16s from the United States...

    These additional F-16 aircraft will facilitate operations in “all-weather, non-daylight environments, provide a self-defence/area-suppression capability, and enhance Pakistan’s ability to conduct...

  • Turkish Air Force bombs IS targets in Syria

    The air raids against IS targets marked a dramatic hardening of Turkey's attitude towards the group...

    The bombing raid was the first by the Turkish Air Force on IS since the extremists began their advance across Iraq and Syria in 2013, seizing control of swathes of territory right up to the Turkish border...

  • Delhi air force on high alert after suspicious 'UFO' sightings

    DELHI: Security agencies guarding Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport have been put on high alert following the Air Traffic Controls (ATC) 'regular spotting' of suspicious flying objects which appeared thrice in and around the airport on Friday morning, said a report published on Hindustan Times...

    Earlier on Friday, the flying objects were first noticed by an air force officer, said the report...

  • PAF chief vows air force 'ready as ever' for external challenges

    The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) is ready as ever for the defence of the country, said Chief of Air Staff Sohail Aman at the culmination ceremony of the first ever multi-national counter-terrorism air exercise held at a PAF Operational Air Base...

    The two-week-long exercise named ACES MEET-2017 started on October 16, in which contingents of Turkish Air Force and Royal Saudi Air Force also participated...

  • Abbasi first PM to participate in air force training mission

    It was during a visit to the newly established ‘Airpower Centre of Excellence’ at an operational airbase of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in Sargodha when the prime minister took part in the mission...

    Chief of the Air Staff Sohail Aman, sitting in another F-16 aircraft, also participated in the training mission...

  • Saudi king’s air force pilot son named envoy to US

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has named an air force pilot son of King Salman as ambassador to the United States, a major ally with which its ties are improving under President Donald Trump...

    Prince Khaled, the new ambassador, is an air force pilot who flew missions as part of that anti-IS coalition, said Salman al Ansari, president of the Saudi American Public Relation Affairs Committee (SAPRAC)...

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