No. 2 Squadron IAF

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No. 2 Squadron
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Active 1 April 1941 - 15 December 1947
15 July 1951 - present
Country India Republic of India
Branch  Indian Air Force
Role Air superiority
Close Air Support
Garrison/HQ Tezpur AFS
Nickname(s) "Winged Arrows"
Motto(s) Amogh Lakshya
Unwavering Aim
Insignia
Identification
symbol
Winged Arrow
Aircraft flown
Attack Su-30MKI

No.2 Squadron (Winged Arrows) is a unit dedicated to CAS in the Indian Air Force. No. 2 Sqn falls under the Eastern Air Command.[1]

History[edit]

Assignments[edit]

Aircraft[edit]

Aircraft Types operated by No.2 Squadron[2]
Aircraft Type From To
Westland Wapiti Apr 1941 Jul 1941
Hawker Audax Jun 1941 Dec 1941
Westland Lysander Dec 1941 Dec 1942
Hawker Hurricane IIc Dec 1942 Apr 1946
Spitfire LF VIII Apr 1946 Sept 1947
Hawker Tempest II Sep 1947 Dec 1947
Supermarine Spitfire XVIII Jul 1951 Oct 1953
De Havilland Vampire FB 52 Oct 1953 May 1956
Dassault Ouragan May 1956 Apr 1962
Gnat Apr 1962 Feb 1983
HAL Ajeet (Gnat II) Nov 1983 Mar 1991
MiG-27 ML Jun 1991 2003?
Sukhoi-30 MKI Mar 2009 Current

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