A unique experience for an enthusiast of aviation in India would be to pay a visit to the Indian Air Force Museum at Palam. The IAF Museum offers an insight into the history of the Indian Air Force but also shows the complete picture of Military aviation in India. Starting from the initial days when the Indian aviators flew for the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War, right up to the days of the Kargil Operations. The visitors are regaled with pictures, mementos, souvenirs, models, and the actual aircraft. The Museum consists of an Indoor Gallery comprising of the pictorial history of the Indian Air Force, also holding showcases of memorabilia, uniforms, personal weapons etc of different periods. An adjoining hangar gives the visitor the delight of looking at the actual aircraft of different periods. Some air-crafts are too large to be accommodated in the hangar are displayed on the apron outside. The Outdoor Gallery also offers War trophies, Radar Equipment and Captured Enemy Vehicles. Off limits to the regular visitor is the Vintage Aircraft Flight, which services and strives to maintain some rare examples of aircraft in airworthy conditions. Strapped of funds, the personnel of IAF Vintage Aircraft Flight do their best to keep these aircraft flying fit.
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