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“Bhangoo”

Brig Zaka Ullah Bhangoo (Late) was from 38 PMA Long Course. After passing out from PMA, he was posted to 23 FF and later joined Aviation. He died in an air crash in Turkey 0n 12 May 2007. Brig Bhangoo … Continue reading

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Sewerage Water Tastes Saltish

Brig (R) Hashim Khan Pakistan Army Aviation got the Cobra helicopters in Feb 1985, and a formal induction ceremony was planned on 20 Mar 1985 to be held at Qasim Avn Base, Dhamial. Brig Nauman (Late) was the Base Commander … Continue reading

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Nostalgic Memories of Rawalpindi

Lt Col (R) Rashid Zia Cheema I have some nostalgic memories of Rawalpindi . I first passed through ‘Pindi’ in 1963 while going to Murree where our family spent the whole summer vacations. Pindi was a sleepy town in those … Continue reading

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The Highest Landing by an Alouette III in the World-August 1983

Brig (R) Hashim Khan On a sunny morning of 4 August 1983, a member of a Belgian expedition team came to the KKH Detachment at Gilgit and told us that a few days ago, one of their members fell and … Continue reading

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In Memory of Brig Bhangoo

Attached is a three minutes audio clip on Late Brig Bhangoo. The tribute comes from the book Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson. Tributes to Bhangoo by Greg Mortenson in his book “Three Cups of Tea” On a side … Continue reading

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Col Comdt’s Speech At Avn History Book Launching Ceremony

Brig Jabbar, the senior most Pioneer Aviator amongst us today, Begum AB Awan, wife of Lt Gen AB Awan, the father figure of Army Avn, Lt Gen ® Farrukh, the 4th Col Comdt of Army Avn, Maj Gen ®  Askari, … Continue reading

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Aviation History Book Launching Ceremony

Dear Aviators, AOA     The Book launching Ceremony was finally organized at Qasim Army Avn Base Dhamial on 23rd Jul 10. It was a great event superbly organized by GOC Army Avn Maj Gen Arif Nazir and Comd Qasim Base … Continue reading

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Last Flight from East Pakistan

Following article was contributed by Brig (Retd) Rasheed Beg Last Flight from East Pakistan

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Avn History – Book Launching

Dear Aviators,  AOA You will be glad to know that compilation and printing of  Avn History  is complete since the last few months. We are just waiting for a formal launching before distributing these to all. Serving Aviators have already … Continue reading

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Hallmark of Aviators

COMMUNICATION is the hallmark of the Aviators. Without it we could neither take-off nor land. Indeed, life is made up of take-offs and landings. Each of us is a beacon transmitting signals of concern and love for each other. All we need to do is tune-in. … Continue reading

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