The Indian Air Force proudly celebrates its 85th anniversary on October 8, 2017. 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 air display will commence from October 1, 2017 (Sunday). The general area over which aircraft will be flying at low levels are Wazirpur bridge – Karwalnagar – Afjalpur – Hindan, Shamli – Jiwana – Chandinagar – Hindan, Hapur – Philkua – Ghaziabad – Hindan.
The air display will commence with flag bearing sky divers of famous Akash Ganga Team dropping out of AN-32 aircraft in their colourful canopies, at 8 hours. The flypast would include the vintage aircraft, modern transport aircraft and frontline fighter aircraft. The ceremony will conclude at 10.52 hours with a scintillating aerobatic display.