IAF organises ‘Know your forces’ at Hakimpet Air Force Station

Aircraft and equipment that are used by the forces were on display and the role of each was explained to the students by the air warriors.

By Author   |   Published: 12th Aug 2017   8:27 pm
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Students participate in the 'Know your Forces' event held as a part of Independence Day Celebrations was at Air Force Station, Hakimpet near Hyderabad on Saturday. Photo: By Arrangement

Hyderabad: With an aim to familiarize school and college students with the Indian Air Force (IAF) and motivate them to choose the IAF as a career option, an event, ‘Know your Forces’ was organised at Air Force Station, Hakimpet on Saturday.

Students of schools and colleges from the twin cities of Secunderabad and Hyderabad visited the base and participated in the event which was organised as part of the Independence Day celebrations.

As part of the event, aircraft and equipment that are used by the forces were on display and the role of each was explained to the students by the air warriors, according to a press release.

The visitors were also allowed inside the station museum to witness the rich heritage of the Indian Air Force. A motivational film about the Indian Air Force both past and present was screened for the benefit of the spectators.

The officers briefed the young and enthusiastic crowd about career opportunities and life in the Indian Air force. Aerospace safety and publicity stalls were set up at the venue.

The IAF’s melodies and nostalgic tunes enthralling the audience were the highlight of the event.