The Indian Air Force Museum

1948-1957.

 



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Percival Prentice

The Percival Prentice was the ab-initio trainer for the IAF in the late Forties and the Early Fifties.

 


 

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Consolidated B-24 Liberator

HE 924 is one of the 23 Surviving Liberator Bombers in the World. Incidentally the only two airworthy Liberators flying in the World in USA are Ex-Indian Air Force Aircraft.




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De Havilland DH 100 Vampire NF 52

This Vampire NF 52 (ID606) equipped No.10   Squadron at Palam during the 1950s.




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HAL HT-2

The HT-2 was the first HAL designed Trainer. This equipped the IAF to replace the prentice.  IX737 is the aircraft on display.




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Sikorsky S-55 Whirlwind

This Helicopter looks very similar to the Mil Mi-4. It was the first Heavy Lift Helicopter of the Indian Air Force.




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Dassault   Mystere IVa

Mystere IVa (IA 1329). This aircraft  was one of the last six delivered  to the IAF. The Mystere  got the IAF its only posthumous MVC in 1965.

 


All Photographs above except where acknowledged are copyright of  P V S Jagan Mohan. The above cannot  be published without prior permission .