October 8 is celebrated as the Air Force Day annually.

The Indian Air Force was officially established on 8 October 1932.

The Indian Air Force on Saturday held an aircraft parade at Bhojtal Lake in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, as part of the 91st Air Force Day celebrations scheduled for October 8.

IAF's motto “Nabha Sparsham Deeptam” (Touch the sky with Glory)

 Indian Air Force was ranked 3rd strongest globally based on their TrueValueRating (TvR) scoring formula, which considers factors like modernization, attack power, and defense capacity.

India's first C295 aircraft has completed its maiden flight, marking a significant milestone for the delivery of India's first C295 aircraft in the second half of 2023.