▶️The Indian Air Force is celebrating 88th Air Force Day on Thursday, October 8. because on this day, the Air Force in India was officially raised in 1932 as the supporting force of the Royal Air Force of the United Kingdom. The first operational squadron came into being in April 1933. After participation in World War II, the Air Force in India came to be called the Royal Indian Air Force in the mid 1940s. In 1950, after the republic came into being it became the Indian Air Force. From six officers and 19 Hawai Sepoys back in 1933, ➕The Air Force now is the fourth largest in the world. ✅Significance of Air Force Day and message.. Apart from the importance of the day for the celebration of the history and traditions, the parade and flypast also have importance as a strategic signal. On the other hand, the immaculate parades and breathtaking displays are a strategic message, to the citizens of the country assuring that they are safe hands and also to the adversaries.