Whats New @ the IAF Site in 1999
Total no of HTML Pages on this site : 47 + 60 at Bharat Rakshak
December 12th 1999 (Last Major Update of the Millenium )
Air Warrior of the Week Section started on the frontpage.
The Combat Pilots FAQ
New Warbird Pictures in the Indian Warbirds of Bangalore (of E1083)
Updated Warbirds of India List
November 8th 1999 (All at the
The Indian Air Force Roll of Honour Updated with the Second World War details
New Articles in the 1948 Kashmir War Section.
The Gallantry and Service Awards Section updated with details of wartime service award winners.
October 8th 1999 Air Force Day Update
The Gallantry Award
Section at my Bharat-Rakshak Site is revamped. Citations and pictures of MVC awardees.
Pakistan Warbirds Page Updated with an excellent picture of a F-6 Survivor from Lahore.
Combat Pilots of the Subcontinent Section Updated, with Photograph of Air Cmde P S Pingale.
New Gallery in 1965 War Photos section with pictures of Sqn Ldr Sikand's Gnat. The PAF Photo Album
New Pictures in 1965 War Photos section. New Photo of J M Nath MVC.
New Pictures in 1948 War Photos section. The Flyers of 1948. Rare photos of Gallantry Awardees.
Updated IAF Losses (Details of S.No, Location) in the 71 History Section at Bharat Rakshak.
September 10th 1999
Pakistan Warbirds Page Updated
with Two Sabre Survivor Pictures, List of Surviving Sabres and Starfighters
Indian Air Force Museum Updated with pictures of the Westland Wapiti and the Sukhoi-7
Combat Pilots of the Subcontinent Section Updated, with New Pictures of Pakistani and Indian Pilots.
New Pictures in the 65 War Photos section, Sabre Wreckage , J W Greene , Gun Camera Snaps
New Pictures in the 71 War Photos section, F-104 killer Flt Lt B B Soni
August 25th 1999
New Trivia Page on Air Combat
July 30th 1999
Photos from Air Cmde Peter Wilson's Collection added to War Photos of 1965 Section
Chapter 3 :Air Attack from the 65 Site updated with details of Pathankot Airbase Operations.
New Page added to War Photos of 1948 Section. All Pics from the Official IAF Site.
June 25th 1999
Combat Pilots of the Subcontinent.
Pictures added in the Ex-IAF Warbirds Tempest II Pages
April 25th 1999
Revamped Warbirds Site now categorised into further sections.
A new page on Ex-Indian Air Force Tempest II Fighters
A new addition to Ex-IAF Liberators.
New listings of Warbirds in India.
The Liberation of Goa, IAF Operations in 1961, at Bharat-Rakshak.
March 25th 1999
: The War in the East. from the 1965 Air War Site has been updated. after a discussion
with Air Chief Marshal DA La Fontaine, then OC of No.14 Hunters at Kalaikonda.
February 20 th 1999.
Strikes, No.20 Squadron at War, hosted at the BR Site. Written after interviews with
the Actual officers concerned.
The Gallantry Awards section has now been moved to the Bharat-rakshak Site.
February 9th 1999.
The 1965 War Section has been completed and is available at the Bharat-Rakshak Site. The Following Chapters are now available:
09. Missed Oppurtunity : The War in the East.
10. The Rest of the battle - September 15th to September 22nd.
11. Ceasefire and After :The Round up of who won and who lost.
12. Epilogue - Where are they now?
A New Warbirds Pictures in the Indian Air Force Museum
Page. Ajeet E 2016 and Hunter BA263
Updated Attrition Page
Another Mugshot of Yours Truly with the Tanks of the 7th Light Cavalry.
January 5th 1999
The 1965 War Section has moved to the Indian Air Force Site at Bharat-Rakshak.com
Dec 5 th
A New Warbird Picture, HAL Ajeet
Indian Warbirds Worldwide.
Gallantry Awards of the Indian Air Force for 1998 . One Vir Chakra for Siachen Operations.
Check out previous Additions in the Older Whats New Page.
Started April 10th 1998