Air Force Academy Combined Graduation Parade On June 20

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The Combined Graduate Parade will be held at the Air Force Academy Dundigal on Saturday, June 20 to mark the completion of pre commissioning training of flight cadets of various branches. A total of 123 cadets will pass out from the academy. There are 19 women among the 123 graduating trainees in the present batch.

The CGP symbolises the culmination of rigorous training and transformation of a cadet into a young Officer to shoulder the nation’s responsibility.

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Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria will be the Reviewing Officer of the Passing Out Parade. He will confer the ‘President’s Commission’ to the graduating trainees.

The ceremony will include presentation of ‘Wings’ and ‘Brevets’ to the Flight Cadets who successfully completed Flying and Navigation training respectively. Officers of Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard who underwent flying training at Air Force Academy will also be presented ‘Wings’ by the Reviewing Officer. The award of ‘Wings’ or ‘Brevets’ represents a significant milestone in every Military Aviator’s career and is the culmination of a demanding and rewarding period of training.

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The parade will be followed by fly past by formations of Pilatus, Kiran Hawk, Chetak helicopters and an aerobatic display by Surya Kiran Aerobatic Team (SKAT).

In view of the covid-19, all necessary safety precautions to be followed are in place for the event.

Parents and relatives of the passing out cadets will not be able to attend the ceremony. However, the parade will be broadcast live on Doordarshan and the social media handles of the Indian Air Force. After commissioning, the cadets will be directly moving to their respective units.




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