Air Force News
10:19pm on Sunday 11th April 2021
Leading Aircraftman Roshan Abeysundara, the SLAF Swimmer who embarked on the record-breaking endeavor during the early hours (02.00 Hrs) of yesterday returned back to Thalaimannar this morning (11 April 2021) breaking the Asian Long Distance Swimming Record in the process. This daring endeavor which was conducted with the fullest support and backing of the Commander of the Air Force, Air...
7:16pm on Saturday 10th April 2021
The Graduation Ceremony of No 66 Junior Command and Staff Course was held at the Junior Command and Staff College Auditorium, SLAF Academy ChinaBay this morning (10 April 2021). Air Vice Marshal HSS Thuyacontha, WWV,RWP and two bars, RSP and bar, USP, MMSc (Strat Stu - China), MSc (Def Stu), in Mgt, MSc (Def & Strat Stu), fndu (china), psc, the Director Training graced the ceremony a...
9:08pm on Friday 9th April 2021
Leading Aircraftman Roshan Abeysundara, a promising swimming start from the SLAF will be attempting to create a world record starting early tomorrow morning (10 April 2021). In line with his special effort, Leading Aircraftman Abeysundara called on the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana today (09 April 2021) before departing for Mannar to embark on his record-br...
5:07pm on Friday 9th April 2021
The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana conducted the Commander's Inspection of SLAF Station Sigiriya today (09 April 2021) for the year 2021. The Commander was received by the Commanding Officer, Group Captain SD Kalubowila and was accorded a Ceremonial Guard of Honour. During the course of the inspection the Commander visited all areas of the Station including ...
8:58am on Friday 9th April 2021
The Sri Lanka Air Force “Aurudu Udanaya” and “Aurudu Pola”, annual events organized by the Directorate of Welfare in collaboration with SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit and SLAF Base Katunayake were held yesterday (08 April 2021) at the Sports Ground of SLAF Base Katunayake as a part of the SLAF’s Sinhala & Hindu New Year Celebrations Programme. The Commander of the Sri Lanka Ai...
8:31am on Friday 9th April 2021
SLAF CTS Diyathalawa emerged as the Champions at the Inter Unit Billiards and Snooker Championship 2021 defeating SLAF Academy China Bay in the finals at the indoor Stadium of SLAF Base Katunayake on 07 April 2021.During the open event, Mr Saman Bandara from SLAF Base Anuradhapura and Corporal Priyangika from the Supply and Maintenance Depot at Katunayake won the Men’s and Women’s Op...
8:31am on Friday 9th April 2021
SLAF Base Hingurakgoda conducted a blood donation campaign on 07 April 2021 at the Base premises. The campaign was conducted in collaboration with the Blood Bank of the District General Hospital Polonnaruwa under the guidance of the Base Commander, Group Captain SD Jayaweera. The intention of this campaign was to donate blood to the National Blood Transfusion Service in order to cater th...
8:30am on Friday 9th April 2021
The certificate awarding ceremony of No.13 English Medium and No.84 Sinhala Medium Non-Commissioned Officers’ Management Courses was held at the Astra Hall at SLAF Academy China Bay on 07 April 2021. Air Commodore AS Vithana USP, MSc (Def Stu) in Mgt, BSc (Hons), psc, the Director Information Technology graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest.The primary objective of conducting NCO Mana...
9:56pm on Tuesday 6th April 2021
The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana in the capacity of President Air Force Sports Council (AFSC) graced a special felicitation ceremony which was held this morning (06) at Air Force Headquarters. SLAF Sportsmen and Sportswomen in the disciplines of Athletics (Men’s), Archery (Women’s), Badminton (Women’s), Golf (Men’s) and Squash (Men’s) were felici...
9:50pm on Tuesday 6th April 2021
The Command Inspectorate of Flight Safety under the leadership of Air Commodore Dhammika Dias, the Command Flight Safety Officer conducted the Flight Safety Poster Competition Awards Ceremony at AFHQ this morning (06 April 2021). The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana participated as the Chief Guest where he awarded prizes to the top 3 winners of the competition...
5:27pm on Tuesday 6th April 2021
The Air Field Construction Wing of the Sri Lanka Air Force acting on a request made to the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana by the Disaster Management Centre has taken on the responsibility of renovating the Kajimawatte which was damaged badly during a fire which erupted during the early hours of 15 March 2021. The SLAF commenced renovation on 2 April 2021 and...
11:49pm on Sunday 4th April 2021
The Kanugahawewa Renovation Project which came to life as a result of the “Gama Samaga Pilisandara” program conducted by the President, His Excellency Gotabaya Rajapaksa at Kanugahawewa Village in Kebithigollewa, Anuradhapura on 30 December 2020 saw the completion of it first phase today. This project was taken over by the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana ...
1:38pm on Sunday 4th April 2021
The Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (E&TE) Wing at SLAF Ratmalana proudly commemorate its anniversary upon completion of 32 years of service on 02 April 2021.Considering the new normal condition of the country, the Wing under the guidance of the Commanding Officer, Air Commodore Jude Perera, planned and conducted a Bodi Puja at Sri Dharmarama Purana Rajamaha Viharaya at...
12:47pm on Sunday 4th April 2021
Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (E&TE) Wing at SLAF Base Katunayake proudly celebrated its 64th anniversary of service on 01 April 2021. Being the pioneers of avionics maintenance, the E&TE Wing has rendered its service to all flying formations of SLAF and it has become the core of avionics modifications and avionics related R&D projects.The customary Working Pa...
11:47am on Saturday 3rd April 2021
The No 8 Squadron of the Sri Lanka Air Force celebrated its Silver Jubilee today (2 April 2021). The Squadron did so by assisting one of their own personnel to complete building his home, enabling him and his family to be secured with the basic need of a shelter. The recipient was selected owing to his perseverance in completing his house on his own without being in debt to any bank or i...
3:17pm on Wednesday 31st March 2021
The 6th Phase of the “Guwan Mithudam” Project was conducted at SLAF Academy China Bay yesterday (30 March 2021). During this community project the library building of the Nalanda Vidyalaya, China Bay was renovated and handed over to the school children where library books were also donated by the Chairperson of SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Charmini Pathirana.The overall project was c...
2:58pm on Wednesday 31st March 2021
SLAF Regiment Officer Cadets joined in for “Exercise Scorpion”, a combined joint military training exercise with SL Army Officer Cadets after 21 years as per the directives given by Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana. This exercise which is part of the Counter Revolutionary Phase of training was conducted in the general area of Wellawaya from 15 March 21 to 2...
2:55pm on Wednesday 31st March 2021
The 5th leg of the “Guwan Mithudam” project was conducted at SLAF Station Morawewa on 29 March 2021. During this community project the “Drinking Water Project” was officially handed over to the Diulwewa residents and also the Morawewa Yayahaya Vidyalaya at Diulwewa was renovated and gift packs were distributed among the school children on same day.Diulwewa is a rural village faci...
9:02am on Tuesday 30th March 2021
Sri Lanka Air Force Station Batticaloa which was established in 1983 celebrated its’ 38th anniversary on 27th March 2021 under the guidance of the Commanding Officer, Group Captain GPNC Piyasena together with All Officers, Other Ranks and Civilian Staff.In line with the anniversary celebrations, a Blood Donation Campaign was held in collaboration with District General Hospital Battical...
2:56pm on Monday 29th March 2021
The 1st NCO’s Flight Safety Workshop for the year 2021 was successfully conducted at the Air Force Museum Auditorium from 23 to 26 March 2021. A total of 39 participants representing a cross-section of trades attended the workshop which is the 12th such workshop conducted by the Command Flight Safety Inspectorate of the Sri Lanka Air Force.The workshop covered areas such as Safety Mana...
12:21pm on Monday 29th March 2021
The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana, declared open the newly renovated “Vihara Sannipatha Shalawa” yesterday (28 March 2021) at the Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi Premises. The Commander was accompanied by Mrs. Charmini Pathirana as well. The opening was done amidst pirith chanting being done by the Venerable Maha Sanga.This meritorious project commenced in November...
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