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Operation Garuda

India Division


20 September, 2020    08:30Z



IVAO Operation Garuda special operations event

IVAO India invites you to participate in the upcoming _OPERATION GARUDA – Air Escort Mission_. Leh, the capital city of Ladakh is in urgent need of military equipment. However, due to adverse weather conditions causing multiple landslides, all support roads to Leh have been blocked. Your task is to escort a Boeing P-8I Poseidon which is carrying essential goods and sensitive military equipment from Palam Air Force Station (ICAO: VIDP), New Delhi to Leh Air Force Sta...


Surya Kiran Southern India Fly Past

India Division


18 April, 2021    10:00Z

Fly Past


IVAO Surya Kiran Southern India Fly Past special operations event

To commemorate 50 years of the 1971 war victory, IVAO India Special Ops Department cordially invites fighter pilots to participate for the Southern India fly-past along the western coastline of India for a spectacular display of formation aerobatics over a total of five cities.

The fly-past comprises of a total of five legs. Starting from Cochin International Airport (ICAO: VOCI), we will first fly towards the town of the Coimbatore, tracking the VOR CCB. After crossing CCB, we fly nor...


Falcon Revival

India Division


29 August, 2021    09:00Z

Mid Air Refueling


IVAO Falcon Revival special operations event

After 10 years of dormancy, No. 101 Squadron (Falcons of Chhamb) is being raised again at Hasimara Air Force Station (VE44) with the arrival of top notch French
fighter jets, Dassault Rafale. Completing the delivery flight from Merignac to Ambala, the aircrafts are serviced and crew fed and rested to complete the next stage of journey to Hasimara. En-route pilots are to practice mid-air refuelling to get in rhythm with their new jets.

To cater for the request, No. 78 Squadron (Valo...


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Divisional Special Operations Order

Divisional Special Operations Order (SO Order) is a mechanism by which information of a lasting and mandatory character relating to SO matters of a particular IVAO division is made available to IVAO users. Compliance with divisional SO Order is mandatory when operating within the concerned division. SO Order is prepared by divisional authorities.

Refer to IVAO SO Regulations for network SO rules.

Divisional SO Order (Effective 24 July, 2020)

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