P R O F E S S I O N A L P R A C T I C E S P R O F E S S I O N A L P R A C T I C E S
IAF Fighter planes
esponsible to secure Indian airspace and toconductaerial warfare during a conflict.
Officially established on 8 October 1932 as anauxiliary air force of theIndian Empire and the prefix
was added in 1945 in recognitionof its services duringWorld War II
After India achieved independence from theUnited Kingdom in 1947, the
oyal Indian Air Forceserved theUnion of India with the prefix being dropped when India became a republic in1950.