Behind the risk of life and limb stood the woman by his man. Running from sick quarters to banks and schools, buying groceries riding cycles or by walk, receiving and seeing off loved relatives all by themselves, while her loved man was away is a quality taken for granted and an unwritten part of the wife’s job description.…
Akashganga never had it so good. Enthused and awed by the sense of spectacle, for the first time in the history of the Air Force, a full load of 37 skydivers in spanking new and fancy dungarees jumped to join an assembled parade contingent on ground consisting of nine Squadrons of three flights each of about a thousand…
Members of Akashganga moved on to multi-tasking and become a lean mean fighting machine. Sport and military parachuting complemented each other. for more Source: Akashganga: Trails of Stardust and Swirling Black Holes – XIII
On having reached a destination or goal is not to be at the finish line.The struggle begins only then and afterwards.To nurture,develop and sustain the new born. Akashganga the Indian Air Force Skydiving Team was poised to undergo that much known journey.For more read on... Source: Akashganga: The Old Maketh way for the New- XII
With the arrival of Akashganga was sports parachuting going to be broad-based? Was it poised to move away from PTS the alma mater of military parachuting in India? Would there be a shift in the locus of power to this new creation? Had the handful of passionate professionals at PTS learnt enough from the beginnings attempted by the Skydiving Federation of India, under the auspices of the Indian Army and its early demise? The farsighted polemicist, Vidur could sense that the Dhartiputras of Agra Desha were in for the long haul and periods of intense competition, struggle for control and gamesmanship with the Adventure Foundation.
Gomes worked silently to convert into reality the ambitions and aspirations of the illustrious predecessors – to make an Air force Skydiving Display Team. The Source: Akashganga: A new Star in the Galaxy – X
Into the melting pot of trial and tribulations at ADR&DE the baby-faced but stylish, dexterous and skillful Ajoo, our very own whiz kid brought his medicine Source: Akashganga: The Unsung Backroom Jumping Jacks – IX
The time had come for flying suare, ram-air driven canopies.Mann led the surge.For more continue...
From Scorchers to Scorpions and to Silver Streaks, it was a long journey for the Indian Air Force (IAF) aerobatic team. In 1981, it was mooted that for the Source: Akashganga: Of Devas and the Dhartiputras – VII
Freefall had moved on from the ungainly and rather rigid spread-eagle position to “stable frog position” and onto body-acrobatics in the air. Source: Akashganga: Do You Have it in You? – IV