Air Force News
11:55am on Saturday 7th August 2010
Anticipate thrills of adrenaline pumping motor racing as the Sri Lanka Air Force hosts Rotherham Circuit Meet 2010 on Sunday, 08 August.The premiere racing event which will kick off at the Katukurunda, is expected to draw throngs of racing enthusiasts from all over the island.A press conference for the event chaired by Chief of Defence Staff and the Commander of Air Force, Air Chief Mars...
11:11am on Saturday 7th August 2010
The combined team from Defense Services clinched an outstanding victory against the Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union President’s XV 39 to 10 at the Army grounds on Thursday 05 August. Defence Services scored 07 tries of which only 02 were converted to reach the 39 points whilst President’s XV had only a goal and penalty each to their name.Defence Service team dominated the field from t...
5:15pm on Thursday 5th August 2010
SLAF Regiment troops based at the Trikonamadu, commanded by Squadron Leader Vajira Senadeera, captured more hidden weapons from the general area of Wellamullawaikkal, Pudukuduirippu. The recoveries were possible after SLAF Intelligence personnel obtained the assistance of rehabilitated ex LTTE cadres. Pilot Officer PSDD Rupasinghe conducted the clearance operations. The recover...
3:52pm on Thursday 5th August 2010
A total of 129 Gunners of the 16th Gunner Advanced Course (TE II) passed out yesterday (August 04, 2010)  from Sri Lanka Air Force Station Palaly after completing 14 weeks of training. Their training focused on Drill, Weapon Training, Live Fire & Maneuver Exercises, Jungle Survival, Guerilla Warfare, Leadership, Intelligence, Model Briefing Skill Development, Air Power, Com...
3:07pm on Thursday 5th August 2010
Mr. GM Uditha Lahiru Aponsu donated a limb to Aircraftman Madushanka NMA of Sri Lanka Air Force.A 16 years old student from Mahanama College Colombo, a resident of No. 6/2, Nawetiya, Kiridiwela. donated a limb (below knee artificial prosthesis)  to mark his 16th Birthday. His parents Mr. Kuladasa Aponsu and Mrs. Kavindi Aponsu urged their son to spend for a worthy cause, "To give to...
1:55pm on Thursday 5th August 2010
Group Captain RP Liyanagamage handed over the command of Sri Lanka Air Force Base Anuradhapura to Group Captain PDKT Jayasinghe Recently. Group Captain RP Liyanagamage served as the Acting Base Commander of this Air Base from 26 August 2009 to 14 July 2010. Group Captain PDKT Jayasinghe resumed command after his return from the Allied Officers War Course in Pakistan.The traditional ...
7:08pm on Tuesday 3rd August 2010
A scholarship awarding ceremony organized by the SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit was held at Air Force headquarters auditorium today (03rd August 2010).At this function 152 children of SLAF personnel killed in action, disabled in action and civil personnel of Sri Lanka Air Force were awarded scholarships.The scholarship programme was sponsored  by Janashakthi Insurance PLC.These scholarships...
6:47pm on Tuesday 3rd August 2010
The Commanding Officer Sri Lanka Air Force Station Colombo, Group Captain Nishantha Dharmadasa departs to Australia today (03rd August 2010).He is the only one selected from Sri Lanka to officiate in the Oceania Boxing Championship which is scheduled to commence on 04th August  and continue to 10th August 2010 in Canberra, Australia. He is a highly qualified and experienced box...
6:42pm on Tuesday 3rd August 2010
Sri Lanka Air Force Station Colombo joined a dengue eradication program conducted by Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation, in Nugegoda on 01st August 2010.Sri Lanka Army, Police and Municipal Council, and entertainment personalities joined hands with the public in support of the fight against the deadly epidemic.During the campaign the residents were educated about dengue its dangers and act...
9:03am on Tuesday 3rd August 2010
Air Commodore Lal Perera handed over the Command of Sri Lanka Air Force Station Diyatalawa to Group Captain Lanka Kodippili on 26th July 2010.Air Commodore Lal Perera served as the Commanding officer of this important Air Force Station from 03rd July 2006 to 26th July 2010 and had initiated many projects to enhance the efficiency of the station and the living standards of personnel servi...
10:46am on Monday 2nd August 2010
Sri Lanka Air Force Station Colombo in collaboration with the Army, Police and the Colombo Municipal Council launched a dengue prevention campaign in SIave Island area on the morning of 31st July 2010.The main focus area was Withana Mawatha, Wekanda consisting of 1200 houses and a population of 37000. Four people in this area had fallen prey to dengue in the recent past.Around 500 person...
8:17pm on Friday 30th July 2010
Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Roshan Goonetileke, conducted the Annual Commander’s Inspection of SLAF, Base Ratmalana today (30th July 2010). A parade commanded by Base Commander, SLAF Base Ratmalana, Air Commodore Sumangala Dias welcomed the Commander to the Base premises. This Base is also home for all fixed wing transport air craft availabl...
5:26pm on Friday 30th July 2010
Sri Lanka Air Force station Colombo became the Inter unit Athletic Champions of 2010 comfortably scoring 301.5 points yesterday at SLAF Base Katunayaka. SLAF station Colombo won the Championship for the second consecutive year.SLAF BIA and SLAF Base Katunayaka secured the 2nd and 3rd places respectively scoring 205 and 139 points.Corporal Vijayabahu of SLAF Station Ekala and Air Women Sa...
7:14pm on Tuesday 27th July 2010
The annual sports meet of the  pre-school at Sri Lanka Air Force Station Colombo was held today (27th July 2010) at  the Rifle Green Grounds.Seventy nine kids belong to upper kindergarten and lower kindergarten  participated in events which were designed to build personality and confidence in them and to learn how to work as a team.   The proceedings were started...
3:11pm on Tuesday 27th July 2010
The Annual SLAF Islamic religious ceremony was held the Kollupitiya Jummah Mosque during the early hours of 27th July 2010.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 those families le...
8:49pm on Monday 26th July 2010
Sri Lanka Air Force Base Katunayaka became the champions of Inter Unit Badminton Tournament 2010 by defeating Sri Lanka Air Force Academy Chinabay by winning three out of five games.The annual feature in the SLAF sports calendar was concluded on the 23rd of July 2010 at SLAF Base Katunayake Sports Complex. The Director Inspection and Safety, Air Vice Marshal EGJP Silva graced the occasio...
2:15pm on Monday 26th July 2010
Helitours undertook an offshore evacuation  on the 23rd of July of an injured crew member from a vessel sailing forty nautical miles South of Sri lanka. A Bell 212 from the no 4 Helicopter Squadron flying for Helitours landed on the “Equinox Dawn” which was sailing to the port Camedon, United States from Singapore. A Philippine, Officer Cadet who was on the crew  and had be...
7:15pm on Friday 23rd July 2010
Today (23rd July 2010) SLAF Fire fighters carried out a fire evacuation drill at the Sri Lanka Insurance building Vauxhall Street.  This exercise was conducted to introduce the occupants of the building to the processes at hand in case of a fire and to familiarize the Fire fighters with the Insurance Corporation building whilst honing their skills.   During the exercise personn...
3:45pm on Friday 23rd July 2010
Airman Wijeratna and Air Woman Peduruarachchi created three national records at the selection test for Weight lifters for the Commonwealth Games.The selection test was held at the Weight Lifting Training Center yesterday (22nd July 2010).Peduruarachchi (48 kg) established two records by lifting 57 Kg’s in ‘Snatch’ category and a total 119 Kg’s whilst Wijeratna RPMS (105 kg)...
4:16pm on Wednesday 21st July 2010
The annual inter unit Hockey championship was concluded recently at Sri Lanka Air Force Station Ekala. SLAF Station Ekala dominated the event by winning  both ‘7 a side and 11 a side’ championships. Home team beat the 26 Regiment Wing team of SLAF Base Katunayaka by 3-1 in the 7 a side championship and SLAF Base Hingurakgoda by 1-0 in the 11 a side category.Director General...
2:23pm on Wednesday 21st July 2010
SLAF Regiment troops based at the Trikonamadu, commanded by Squadron Leader Vajira Senadeera, captured two caches of arms on 15th & 19th July 2010 from the general area of Iranapallai, Pudukuduirippu. The recoveries were possible after SLAF Intelligence personnel obtained the assistance of rehabilitated ex LTTE cadres. Pilot Officer PSDD Rupasinghe conducted both successful clea...
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