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Indian Air Force Museum, Palam

Indian Air Force Museum Palam
Entrance to Air Force Museum, Palam, New Delhi(In the background)with a Laser Guided missile
Entrance To Gallery
Location Palam, Delhi
Type Aviation museum

The Indian Air Force Museum, Palam, is the museum of the Indian Air Force, and is located at the Palam Air Force Station in Delhi, India.[1] Entrance to the museum is free. The museum was the only one of its kind in India until the unveiling of the Naval Aviation Museum in Goa in 1998.


  • Description 1
  • Aircraft on display 2
    • Hangar 2.1
    • Outdoor Gallery 2.2
    • Vintage Aircraft Flight 2.3
    • Transport Aircraft Section 2.4
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


The Museum entrance features an indoor display gallery that contains historic photographs, memorabilia, uniforms and personal weapons of the Indian Air Force from its inception in 1932. The gallery leads to a hangar exhibiting small aircraft and Air Force inventory like anti-aircraft guns, vehicles and ordnance. Larger aircraft are exhibited outside the hangar. This outdoor gallery contains aircraft that also displays several war trophies, radar equipment and captured enemy vehicles.

The Vintage Aircraft Flight services some rare aircraft and maintains them in an airworthy condition. These aircraft are not open to the general public for viewing. Large transport aircraft are stored on the apron of the airbase due to lack of space. These aircraft are displayed only on the annual Air Force Day. The Museum also has a small souvenirs corner.[2][3]

Aircraft on display


Imperial Japanese Yokosuka MXY7 Ohka on display
MiG-25R of No. 102 Squadron IAF on display

Outdoor Gallery

Vintage Aircraft Flight

Transport Aircraft Section

See also


  1. ^ "Preserving the glorious history of Air Force".  
  2. ^ "Indian Air Force Museum, Palam, Delhi".  
  3. ^ "Indian Air Force Museum, Palam, New Delhi". Global Aviation resource. Retrieved 13 April 2012. 

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