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.

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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.

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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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