APS Cover Jan 2019 – Platinum Jubilee – No 10 Squadron Indian Air Force

APS Cover Jan 2019 – Platinum Jubilee – No 10 Squadron Indian Air Force

No 9 Squadron of IAF was formed on 20 Feb 1944 at Lahore. The  Squadron crest is “Winged Dagger and this squadron is known as “DAGGERS”.It took part in World War II in Burma sector and since then it has taken part in all major conflicts and battles. It has graduated from Vampires and Maruts to MIGs It received Presidents’ Standards in 1985. It was awarded two Vir Chakras in 1971 operations.

Squadron Leader H Moolgavkar was the Commanding Officer of the sqn in 1947-48 operations against Pakistan when he was awarded Maha Vir Chakra. He rose to the rank of Air Chief Marshal H Moolgavkar, PVSM, MVC, LOM and  became Chief of Air Staff Indian Air Force from 1976 to 1978

APS issued a cover on 20 Feb 2019 to mark its Platinum Jubilee of raising.

Cover no 11/2019.

APS COVER 10 SQN IAF 2019
APS COVER FEB 2019 – 10 SQN IAF
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APS Cover Jan 2019 – Army Dental Corps  – 3rd Reunion

APS Cover Jan 2019 – Army Dental Corps  – 3rd Reunion

The Dental Services in Indian Army came into existence on 01 Feb 1941 with the commissioning of 07 Officers in the Indian Medical Service Dental IMS (D). The Indian Navy and Indian Air Force got their Dental Services in Apr 1943 and Apr 1945 respectively. On 26 Jan 1950, the name of the Corps was changed to  Army Dental Corps. It became Additional  Directorate General of Dental Services in 1995 and Directorate General Of Dental Services in 2001.

APS issued a cover on 16 Feb  2019 to mark its 3rd Reunion.

Cover no 08/2019

APS COVER ARMY DENTAL 2019
APS COVER Feb 2019 -ARMY DENTAL CORPS 3rd REUNION

APS Cover Jan 2019 – Platinum Jubilee – No 9 Squadron Indian Air Force

APS Cover Jan 2019 – Platinum Jubilee – No 9 Squadron Indian Air Force

No 9 Squadron of IAF was formed on 10 Jan 1944 at Lahore. The crest of Squadron features pack of ferocious Wolves and this squadron is known as “Wolf Pack”.It took part in World War II in Burma sector and since then it has taken part in all major conflicts and battles. It has graduated from Hurricanes, Spitfires, GNATs to most modern aircraft now. It received Presidents’ Standards in 2005. It was awarded four Vir Chakras in 1965 operations

APS issued a cover on 10 Jan 2019 to mark its Platinum Jubilee of raising.

Cover no 04/2019.

APS COVER 9 SQN IAF 2019
APS COVER JAN 2019 – No 9 SQN IAF

12th Aero India International Show – Miniature Sheet India 2019

12th Aero India International Show – Miniature Sheet India 2019

India issued a Miniature Sheet on 23 Feb 2019 to mark the 12th Aero India International Show which was held in Bengaluru from 20 to 24 Feb 2019. It marked celebrating women in Aviation.

INDIA MS 2019 AERO 2019
INDIA MS 2019 -12th Aero India International Show

National Defence Academy – 64th Anniversary- 16 Jan 2019.

National Defence Academy – 64th Anniversary – 16 Jan 2019.

The National Defence Academy of India is a unique Military Academy and it is the First Tri-Service Academy in the World. At this Joint Services Academy of the Indian Armed Forces cadets of the three Services the Army, the Navy and the Air Force train together before their pre-commissioning training at respective Academies.

The Alumni include three Param Vir Chakra recipients and 12 Ashoka Chakra recipients. NDA has produced 30 Service Chiefs till date.

param vir chakra
PARAM VIR CHAKRA

NDA was formally inaugurated on 16 Jan 1955 and it celebrates its 64th Anniversary.

nda inauguration
INAUGURATION OF NDA -1955
nda golden jubilee
STAMP ON NDA GOLDEN JUBILEE
passing out parade nda
PASSING OUT PARADE NDA
special cover 25th course nda reunion
SPECIAL COVER 25TH COURSE REUNION NDA KHADAKWASLA
special cover 30th course nda reunion
SPECIAL COVER 30TH COURSE REUNION NDA KHADAKWASLA.

 

 

Air Displays – Stamps of Great Britain 2008.

Air Displays – Stamps of Great Britain 2008.

On 17 July 2008 Great Britain Royal Mail issued a set of Six stamps on Air Displays.

Ist – The Red Arrows Aerobatic Team of British Royal Air Force.

48 p – RAF Falcons -Parachute Display Team.

50 p – Red Arrows at Farnborough in Formation flying.

56 p – Avro Vulcans and Avro 707’s

72 p- Robert Wyndham, one armed Parachutist.

81 p – Air Race Hendon.

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GB FDC 2008 -AIR DISPLAYS

 

 

Stamps on Indian Ocean Naval Symposium – Bangladesh 2016

Stamps on Indian Ocean Naval Symposium – Bangladesh 2016

Indian Ocean Naval Symposium commonly known as IONS is a series of biennial meetings held among the littoral states of the Indian Ocean region. The Fifth meeting was held in Bangladesh from 11 to 13 Jan 2016. Bangladesh issued a stamp on 11 Jan 2016 to commemorate this Symposium. The 10 taka stamp features aircraft, ships and helicopters.

ERROR – The stamps listed have double printing at the bottom as marked by Red arrows

BANGLADESH OCEAN SYMPOSIUM
STAMPS OF BANGLADESH INDIAN OCEAN SYMPOSIUM 2016