APS Cover Mar 2019 -President’s Colours Presentation -5 BRD Air Force

APS Cover Mar 2019 -President’s Colours Presentation -5 BRD Air Force

APS Cover issued on 04 Mar 2019 to mark Presdident’s Colours Presentation to 5 Base Repair Depot, Indian Air Force.

APS Cover Ser No 13/19

APS MAR 19 COLORS HAKIMPET
APS COVERS MAR 19 -PRESIDENT’S COLOURS PRESENTATION TO 5 BRD
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APS Cover Mar 2019 -President’s Colours Presentation – Air Force Station Hakimpet

APS Cover Mar 2019 -President’s Colours Presentation – Air Force Station Hakimpet

APS Cover issued on 04 Mar 2019 to mark President’s Colours Presentation to Air Force Station Hakimpet

APS Cover Ser No 12/19

APS MAR 19 COLORS HAKIMPET1
APS MAR 19 -PRESIDENT’S COLOURS PRESENTATION HAKIMPET AF STATION

APS Cover Oct 2018 -Diamond  Jubilee 125 SATA Regiment

APS Cover Oct 2018 -Diamond  Jubilee 125 SATA Regiment

APS Cover issued on 03 Nov 2018 to mark Diamond Jubilee of 125 SATA Regiment. It was raised on 01 Aug 1958.

APS Cover Ser No 26/18

APS COVERS 2018-26 125 SATA
APS COVERS NOV 2018-125 SATA REGIMENT.

APS Cover Nov 2018 -The Deccan Horse – Centenary of Jordan Valley Day

APS Cover Nov 2018 -The Deccan Horse – Centenary of Jordan Valley Day

APS Cover issued on 03 Nov 2018 to commemorate Centenary of Jordan Valley Day  The Deccan Horse was raised in 1790 as part of Military treaty between East India Company and Nizam of Hyderabad.

In 1918 during the Second World War 29th Lancers (Deccan Horse) and 20th Deccan Horse were deployed as part of British Expeditionary Forces under General Allenby in Jordan Valley. On 23 Sep 1918 in a gallant action near village Khan-e-Sumariyeh Risaldar Badlu Singh inflicted heavy casualties on the enemy and forced them to surrender. He made the supreme sacrifice and was awarded The Victoria Cross, the highest gallantry award of British Empire. The Deccan Horse was awarded the Theatre Honour “Palestine”

23 Sep is celebrated as Jordan Valley Day every year by Deccan Horse. A Special APS cover was released in 2018 to commemorate the centenary of Jordan Valley Day.

APS Cover Ser No 25/18.

APS COVERS 2018-25 DECCAN HORSE
APS COVERS 2018-THE DECCAN HORSE-CENTENARY JORDAN VALLEY DAY & VICTORIA CROSS.

 

APS Cover Oct 2018 -Diamond  Jubilee No 29 Squadron Indian Air Force.

APS Cover Oct 2018 -Diamond  Jubilee No 29 Squadron Indian Air Force

APS Cover issued on 18 Oct 2018 to mark Diamond Jubilee of No 29 Squadron Indian Air Force. It was formed on 10 Mar 1958 and christened as “Scorpios”. The crest of the Squadron is Black Scorpion.

APS Cover Ser No 24/18

APS COVERS 2018-24
APS COVERS OCT 2018 -NO 29 SQUADRON INDIAN AIR FORCE.

APS Cover Oct 2018 -Diamond  Jubilee No 35 Squadron Indian Air Force

APS Cover Oct 2018 -Diamond  Jubilee No 35 Squadron Indian Air Force

APS Cover issued on 16 Oct 2018 to mark Diamond Jubilee of No 35 Squadron Indian Air Force. It was formed on 10 Aug 1958 and christened as “Rapiers”. The crest of the Squadron is Rapier – a double-edged sword.

APS Cover Ser No 23/18

APS COVERS 2018-23
APS COVERS OCT 2018 – NO 35 SQUADRON INDIAN AIR FORCE.

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