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Abhinandan Varthaman flies sortie of MiG-21 with IAF chief

TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Updated: Sep 2, 2019, 13:38 ISTHighlightsLast month, Abhinandan Varthaman started flying after medical clearanceThe officer is posted at a MiG-21 Bison airbase in the western desertVarthaman was awarded the Vir Chakra for his role in the February 27 operationsNEW DELHI: Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman on Monday flew a sortie in a MiG-21 fighter…

“Witnessed Abhinandan Varthaman Shooting Pak F-16,” Says Squadron Chief – NDTV...

"I was the one who was providing Abhinandan Varthaman with the air situation," said Minty AgarwalNew Delhi: Indian Air Force (IAF) Squadron Leader Minty Agarwal, the first woman who has been awarded the Yudh Seva Medal, on Thursday said that she witnessed Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman shooting down a Pakistani F-16 fighter aircraft during a dogfight…

Abhinandan Varthaman, 5 IAF pilots procure gallantry awards

NEW DELHI: Signalling a paradigm shift in India’s engagement with Pakistan and setting the tone and tenor of future geopolitical ties between the two nations, India on Wednesday acknowledged and awarded gallantry medals to Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman and five other Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots who spearheaded the Balakot operation.With tensions having flared along…

Fly Commander Abhinandan to be awarded Vir Chakra

He was caught by Pakistan after his MiG-21 went down across the LoC on February 27 last and later handed over to India on March 1. Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who was caught by Pakistan after his Mig-21 went down across the Line of Control (LoC) on February 27 last and later handed over to…

Waft Commander Abhinandan Varthaman to be conferred with Vir Chakra on...

IAF The Vir Chakra is the third highest wartime military award in India. Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who had shot down a Pakistani F-16 near the Line of Control (LoC) in February resulting in his capture and subsequent release by Islamabad, will be conferred with the Vir Chakra, one of India's top military honours, according…

IAF Cruise Commander Abhinandan’s squadron gets ‘Falcon Slayer’ patches to impress...

Patches are cloth badges which depict the squadron’s role or identity and often identify itself with an important engagement in which the squadron took part. The MiG-21 Bison Squadron, of which Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was part of when he took on the intruding aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in Jammu and Kashmir…

IAF Pilot Abhinandan Varthaman To Poke Out Of Srinagar In Recent...

New Delhi: Amid concerns over his security, the Air Force has posted out Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman from Srinagar to another important air base in the western sector along the Pakistan border."The posting order of the officer has been issued and he would soon be moving out of the Srinagar air base to his new place…

Flit Commander Abhinandan returns to Srinagar squadron in some unspecified time...

Abhinandan “At the moment, the officer has decided to stay with his men and machines in Srinagar,” a source told ANI. Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who returned to India on March 1 after being captured and spending two days in Pakistani custody, has chosen to be with his squadron in Srinagar to spend the remaining…

Hover Commander Abhinandan Varthaman’s debriefing concludes, will whisk on sick leave...

New Delhi: The debriefing of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman has been completed by the Indian Air Force (IAF) and other agencies, according to sources. According to sources, "A medical review board in the near future will assess the medical fitness of the Wing Commander and decide when he can resume his operations as a fighter…

‘It’s best to peaceable elevate out Abhinandan’: Twitter asks Ranveer Singh...

IAF officer Abhinandan Varthaman, Ranveer Singh&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspInstagram Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman who returned to India after his capture in Pakistan, has now become a sensation for netizens for his iconic gunslinger moustache. The IAF Officer was flying the MiG-21 Bison fighter plane and collided with a Pakistani F-16 fighter jet and ended up…

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