Located on the outer suburbs of the city of New Delhi, which is the capital of the Indian Republic, the museum is situated in Palam. Regarded a must-see destination, the museum found its fame as being a one of a kind entity that delves into the history of the air force in India. Encompassing some of the best collections of Indian Military Aviation, all the memorabilia displayed are bound to grasp the attention and curiosity of its audience.
Housing such a rich compilation of assorted items, most enthusiasts who are keen on anything to do with the field of aviation find a thrill and excitement in viewing some of the best artifacts displayed in the museum. Reflecting a tribute to the Indian idealism of Peace and War, it beautifully captures the stance of the Air Force of India during its most turbulent times. Paying homage to the hundreds of people in India, the timeless collection is dedicated to those special persons who have contributed in their own way to make a tradition that is rendered glorious to its citizens. Befitting to those who are in the service, for those who fight for the country, the Indian Air Force narrates the story of its history, treasuring its traditional culture. Enshrined with everlasting memories of Indian glory and victories, it is deemed as a temple for many.
Offering extensive insight to the people, the unveiling of its displays reaches further more than its history. In the Indoor Gallery, all the mementoes, personal weapons, uniforms, models, pictures and souvenirs portray the entire picture of Indian Military Aviation, classified according to its chronological order from different periods. Tracing back to the days of its origin, it captures the Royal Flying Corps of the Indian Aviators during the chaotic times of the World War I. Visitors will be amazed by its extensive collection reaching up to the time of the Kargil Operations.
There are adjoining hangars that amaze the viewers with actual aircrafts, wowing the visitors with its immense size. In addition, there are other equipments used in different times such as Anti Aircraft Guns. Offering more insight into the aviation culture, the Outdoor Gallery houses captured enemy vehicles, radar equipment and war trophies.
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