Air Force News
10:19am on Tuesday 4th January 2011
Sri Lanka Air Force Station Palaly, the only Air Force establishment located on the Jaffna Peninsula, celebrated its formation day on 1 January, 2011.It is a well established arm of the SLAF, which served as an essential hub to facilitate both civil and military existence in the Northern theatre. SLAF Station Palaly played a major role in the security operations since the beginning of th...
9:19am on Tuesday 4th January 2011
Mr. PGW Sirisena a vibrant member of the SLAF Ex Serviceman’s Association, The proprietor of the “Araliya’’ group of companies came forward to sponsor the Sri Lanka Air Force Soccer team for the year of 2011.Mr. PGW Sirisena met the Chief Of Defence Staff and the Commander of the Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Roshan Goonetileke on 29 Dec 2010 along with the Air Vice Marshal Jayana...
4:13pm on Monday 3rd January 2011
The Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Roshan Goonetileke addressed all officers other ranks and a cross section of civilians this morning (03 January 2011) at Air Force Head Quarters premises. He further went on to extend his warmest wishes to all those gathered and their families tooIn his message the Air Chief appreciated the hard work done by eac...
2:45pm on Monday 3rd January 2011
SLAF personnel based at Trikonamadu donated a newly built house to Mr.HMS Bandara and his family who were living under difficult conditions in the close proximity of the SLAF Trikonamadu detachment.Air commodore shantha narasinghe handed over the possession of the house to the occupation  All personnel of SLAF Trikonamadu took part in constructing the house under the supervision of ...
1:04pm on Monday 3rd January 2011
A special event was organized by the  E & T Wing, SLAF Base Ratmalana to celebrate end of a successful year  2010, with the Children of the “Sanhinda Children’s home” at Padukka on 29th December 2010.Sixty children were a part of  the event and they were given a tour of the SLAF museum much to their overwhelming delightA Tea party was organized at Museum cafeteri...
12:22pm on Monday 3rd January 2011
The Annual Children’s Party and Get – together of the Sri Lanka Air Force Station Sigiriya was held at the Station premises, on the 28th December 2010. Over 1200 personnel participated in the celebrations Including station service and civilians.Unlike the previous Year’s Children Party, the children of the Air Force war heroes (Killed in Action / Disabled), living in close proximit...
12:01pm on Monday 3rd January 2011
SLAF Mullativu emerged Champions in the Carlton Sport Festival’s Cricket tournament organized by “Tharunyayata Hetak” for the teams of SF HQ Mullativu.The finals were worked out between SLAF Mullativu team and SF HQ Mullativu at the Oddusudan school grounds on 28th December 2010.Batting first under wet and soggy conditions, the SLAF team was restricted to 65 runs in 10 overs. In re...
8:59am on Friday 31st December 2010
Launch of Official Logo The maiden press conference in lieu of the Sri Lanka Air Force 60th anniversary celebrations was held on 30 December, 2010 at the SLAF Headquarters Auditorium chaired by Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Roshan Goonetileke.A highlight at the event was the unveiling of the official logo for the 60th anniversary by the Commande...
8:16pm on Thursday 30th December 2010
Sri Lanka Air Force cricketers defeated the Navy by 09 wickets in the SLC Premier limited overs cricket tournament on the 27th December 2010 at the Navy grounds, Welisara.Fielding first,  theAirmen restricted the much stronger Seamen to 171 runs in 49 overs. Udara Jayasundara scored 42 runs and supported by Anura Wegodapola with unbeaten 39 runs. Right arm off spinner Anjalo E...
11:46am on Tuesday 28th December 2010
SLAF Base Ratmalana held its Children’s party followed by the Base Annual Get together on 23 December 2010 with the participation of children and the families of the Service personnel and civil staff.The Base Commander SLAF Ratmalana, Air Commodore Sumangala Dias graced the event as the Chief Guest.The event was commenced in the afternoon with games for the Children’s of all ages. Th...
4:13pm on Monday 27th December 2010
A new Welfare Shop for the personnel at SLAF Unit Sigiriya was established recently.Under the welfare shop concept, shops have been established throughout the SLAF and are centrally serviced by the Central Welfare Shop established at Guwanpura in Colombo. The Welfare shop provides all essentials at extremely low cost. This shop at SLAF Sigirya was established on the intiative of the Comm...
3:54pm on Monday 27th December 2010
SLAF Troops from Special Operations Group Trincomalee recovered a cache of weapons at Kandalkadu, Trincomalee on 24 December, 2010.The weapons were recovered just before noon based on a tip off by an informant. The stash included a T- 81 weapon, 3 T-81 magazines and 38 rounds of 7.62 x 39 mm ammunition.Subsequent to the recovery, the weapons were taken into SLAF custody....
11:29am on Monday 27th December 2010
SLAF Unit BIA held its annual get together and children’s party at the Bandaranaike International Airport on 22 December, 2010.Families celebrated the end of another year amidst a wonderful view of aircraft soaring high in the sky, but the fun was aplenty on the grounds, especially for the children.Commanding Officer of SLAF Unit BIA, Group Captain WWPD Fernando and Mrs. Fernando grace...
5:00pm on Friday 24th December 2010
SLAF Unit Mirigama held its first Children’s party followed by the Annual Get together on 21 December 2010 with a participation of children and the families of the Service personnel and civil staff.    The Commanding Officer SLAF Mirigama, Group Captain Janaka Karunaratna graced the event as the Chief Guest. The Ceremony commenced with lighting of the traditional oil lam...
5:03pm on Thursday 23rd December 2010
SLAF Station Palaly held its first Children party in  recent history along with the Annual Get together on 21 December 2010 with a fun filled evening for children and the families of the Service personnel and civil staff.Group Captain Athula Kaluarachchi graced the event as the Chief Guest. The Ceremony commenced with the lighting of the traditional oil lamp by the Station Commandin...
9:00am on Wednesday 22nd December 2010
Celebrating a year’s camaraderie, SLAF Station Ekala held its annualChildren party and family get together recently at the open arena with a fun filled evening for children and the families of service personnel.Mr. Edward Jayakody and Mrs. Charitha Priyadarshani graced the event as Chief Guests and Mr. Jagath Wickramasinghe, Mrs. Sanjeewani Weerasinghe, Mr. Dayan, Miss Lochana and few ...
4:30pm on Tuesday 21st December 2010
"Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya" has been organized as the prelude event of the SLAF 60th Anniversary celebration. The race will be conducted as a four days event from 19th Jan to 22nd Jan 11. The race route is as follows. 1st DayVavuniya to Kaduruwela via Medavachchiya,Anuradhapura, Maradankadawala, Habarana 2nd DayMinneriya to Kandy via Habarana Dambulla,Matale, Katugastota 3rdDayKandy t...
10:14am on Tuesday 21st December 2010
A talented and committed team of Airframe Advanced Trainees have constructed a radio controlled Wren Air 525  Model aircraft for their group project under the guidance of the Commanding Officer Group Captain Janaka Amarasinghe.The structure was designed and constructed with local material by the Trainees while an unserviceable engine was overhauled and restored to serviceable standa...
8:57am on Tuesday 21st December 2010
The Ex- Air Force Association of the Sri Lanka Air Force celebrates its‘Pearl Jubilee’ on the19th of  December 2010 at the Rifle Green SLAF Station Colombo.The celebrations will be combined with the Annual get together where all the past,  members of the SLAF will remember their days of glory with their families.This association was inaugurated on 23rd August 1980 on  ...
3:53pm on Friday 17th December 2010
124 Gunners who successfully completed the 18th Gunner Advanced Course (TE II) had their passing out ceremony from SLAF Station Palaly on 16 December, 2010.Completing 16 weeks of extensive training, they wer  focused on Drill, Weapon Training, Live Firing Exercises, Jungle Survival and Guerilla Warfare. The course also entailed skills such as Leadership Training, Intelligence Gather...
3:17pm on Friday 17th December 2010
A total of 464 trainees from the No. 147th Regular Airmen Recruit Course and No. 22nd Volunteer Airwomen Course passed out yesterday (16th December 2010) after completing 16 weeks of Ground Combat Training.They received training in Drill, Weapon training, Field craft, Tactics, Map reading, Air Force law, Air Force Organization and Administration. They have also been given the requir...
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