BSF Air Wing: Last Updated: Monday, June 25, 2012

BSF Air Wing

BSF Air Wing came into existence in the year 1969 with a single Queen Air C-80 aircraft. Thereafter utility of its operations and services were extended to cover all Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF's) in the year 1974.


With Civil aviation making rapid advances in all fields, BSF Air Wing has brought about a qualitative change in the total flying environment by the process of expansion, reorganisation and modernisation.


Air Wing Fleet consists of Embraer-135 J, Avro (HS-748) and Super King B-200 aircraft in fixed wing and ALH (Dhruv), Cheetah and Mi-17 1V in Rotary Wing. With ever increasing role of air support, Air Wing is adding new aircraft in its fleet with MTA and Mi-17 V5 acquisition already in process.

Air Wing has its bases at New Delhi, Raipur, Ranchi, Agartala & Srinagar, with Fixed Wing operations only from Delhi.

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