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Address: Sohra Road, Shillong, India

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Fly By the Sky

If you are fan of Air Force it's a must visit. I did purchase some souvenirs. Some of the glorious memories of old fighters are well preserved, but what attracted me most are some... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
DebarghayaDG
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are fan of Air Force it's a must visit. I did purchase some souvenirs. Some of the glorious memories of old fighters are well preserved, but what attracted me most are some untold stories of the bravehearts and finally the gigantic poster of the mighty Sukhoi Su-30MKI.

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Guwahati, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Over there you can see potraits of different Highranking uniformed Airforce officer and also the modification of airforce uniforms from the time of raj to recent.

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Vadodara, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

It is situated on the National Highway and close to Elephant falls. It is really well maintained museum with all the history of India air force. You will have chance to see real Fighter planes, Helicopter displayed there. You will be proud of being a citizen of India.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Must visit place for exposure to the great history of Indian Air Force. This is located within the campus of Eastern High Command. Do shop for mementos, available at a small shop in the museum.

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Kozhikode, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Visited this place with great pride. Inspires a genuine visitor. It needs more upkeep, and that's a very personal opinion. Wish the souvenir shop had more interesting things rather than some fancy clothes & snacks!

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

En route to several natural sites, we came upon the museum. While not extensive, it's eye candy for aviation buffs. Several planes and missiles include the front section of a Russian MiG 21 and a Viet-era SAM-2, which Western museums don't always feature. Interior exhibits aren't fancy, but provide strong histories of Indian equipment and the always-uneasy conflicts with Pakistan.... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

there are some nice models of airplanes here and if one is interested you can learn something about flying . also in memory of the airforce personnel who dedicated their lives to the country.

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India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

It is smaller in comparision to the one in Bangalore. There is a small cafeteria serving good snacks.

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is where you can see some of our real heroes and read about their bravery and dedication. Same time, see things like Ejection Seat, and canons, and guided missiles etc.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Kids will love the life-sized airplanes n will also get to see some miniature airplane models too. Good learning experience

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