Air Force News
7:32pm on Friday 31st July 2009
Air Chief Marshal, Roshan Goonetilake, conducted the Annual Commander’s Inspection at SLAF Diyatalawa. A parade commanded by the Commanding Officer of SLAF Diyatalawa welcomed the Commander to the camp parade square.Diyatalawa is the primary training establishment of SLAF and is remembered fondly by all SLAF Officers as their first touch of Air Force life, as student officers and ...
3:27pm on Friday 31st July 2009
The Annual Commemoration Hindu Religious Ceremony was held at the Koneswaran Hindu Kovil,  Kotahena on 29 July 2009.During the ceremony all SLAF personnel who made the supreme sacrifice in the line of duty and their forever grieving families were remembered and blessed. Blessings on the Leaders and People of the country, the three service Commanders, all officers and other ranks...
12:08pm on Thursday 30th July 2009
The Annual Ranaviru Anusmarana Islamic religious ceremony was held the Kollupitiya Jummah Mosque during the early hours of 30 July 2009.The officiating Mowlavi blessed and prayed to all mighty Allah on behalf of the souls of all brave men and woman of the Sri Lanka Air force, who made the supreme sacrifice, in defence of our motherland and those who died whilst on active service and to b...
9:11am on Wednesday 29th July 2009
The Annual Christian Commemorative Service of the Sri Lanka Air Force was held at the St Theresa’s Church, Thimbirigasyaya the evening hours on 28th July 2009.The officiating clergy will represent all major Christian denominations and this year Rev. Fr. Anton Shiran Fonseka, acting incumbent priest of the church will be assisted by Rev. Fr. Tony Martyn (Catholic), Rt. Rev. Chrishantha ...
12:53pm on Tuesday 28th July 2009
The Commander of Sri Lanka Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Roshan Goonetileke, launched the revamped website of Sri Lanka Air Force at a simple ceremony held at SLAF Headquarters this morning.The website will come out strong with news from within and the outside world. The new website envisage keeping its users constantly engaged with news and views of SLAF, other Air Forces of the ...
5:05pm on Sunday 26th July 2009
A Guard of Honour was accorded to Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral TSG Samarasinghe, RSP, VSV, USP, ndc, psc, DISS and Commander of the Sri Lanka Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya USP ndu, psc, to mark their first official visit to Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Headquarters on 23 July, 2009.  The Guard of Honour was conferred by the Colour Squadron of SLAF and was c...
5:03pm on Sunday 26th July 2009
Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Sarath Fonseka was accorded a Guard of Honour during his first official visit to Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Headquarters on 21st July, 2009.  The Guard of Honour was conferred by the Colour Squadron of SLAF and was commanded by Flight Lieutenant H.M.H.G.Herath. After the inspection of the parade, General Fonseka was received by Air Chief Marshal ...
5:02pm on Sunday 26th July 2009
For the third consecutive year Sri Lanka Air Force will be holding the Rotherham Circuit Meet in association with Sri Lanka Association of Racing Drivers and Riders (SLADAR). Telecom Mobitel is the main sponsor supporting the event. The meet will be flagged off on the 02nd of August, 2009 at the Sri Lanka Air Force Unit  Katukurunda. The collection at the gates will be channeled tow...
5:01pm on Sunday 26th July 2009
Sri Lanka Air Force Open Ranking Squash Championship Finals were played  on 10th July, 2009,  at Sri Lanka Air Force, Sports Complex, Katunayake. Chief of Staff SLAF, Air Vice Marshal P.B Premachandra, graced the occasion as the Guest of Honour. ResultsWomens Open FinalsNirasha Guruge beat Tehani Guruge (11-6/ 3-11/ 11-9/ 11-5)Mens Open FinalsSaurullah Khan (Pakistan Air Force)...
4:54pm on Sunday 26th July 2009
They were the ones who suffered at the hands of barbaric terrorism for a long, long time. The valiant efforts of our Armed Forces liberated them from the clutches of the Liberation Tigers of the Tamil Eelam (LTTE). They are now away from terror. Now they are free...free from fear, hunger and pain. Now they have a roof over their heads, a place to lie down and sleep peacefully and their h...
4:38pm on Sunday 26th July 2009
The Air Field Construction Wing of Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF), commenced its operations in 2003 on 22nd of June, in Katunayake, with five officers and two hundred and twenty three men. The Wing recently celebrated its sixth Formation Day in a befitting manner, with the unanimous concurrence of its Commanding Officer and other ranks. A run down ward in the Negombo Base Hospital was earmar...
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