Air Force News
12:27pm on Monday 22nd March 2010
The Sri Lanka Air Force Hockey team won comfortably in their Second match against Kandy Hockey Association at the Peradeniya University Grounds on 21st March 2010. In their Second match the Airmen scored 08 goals against the Kandy HA. Next the SLAF will be facing Old Thomians on 28th March 2010 at the Nandimithra Ekanayaka Ground, Matale....
11:38am on Sunday 21st March 2010
Jeewan Jayasinghe of the Sri Lanka Air Force Team ‘ A’ dominated the entire 3rd leg of the Ekamuthu Papedi Sawariya yesterday (20 March 2010) which was organized by the “Tharunyayata Hetak”.   Yesterday the cyclist rode a distance of over 117 Km from Kalutara to Matara. The star of the day Jeewan Jayasinghe was in command of the race from start to finish and was a...
8:45pm on Saturday 20th March 2010
The Acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Air Force Air Chief Marshal Roshan Goonetileke conducted the Annual Inspection of SLAF Stations Ampara and Batticaloa yesterday (19 March 2010).  In Ampara station the Commanding Officer Group Captain Chinthaka Dias received the Commander on his arrival to the Station and a Guard of Honour was conferred by Flight Lieutenant Ra...
8:42am on Friday 19th March 2010
Airmen Sujith Silva and Jeewan Jayasinghe secured the first two places during the 2nd leg of Ekamuthu Papedi Sawariya organized by the “Tharunyayata Hetak”. Today (19 March 2010) cyclist had to ride over 150 Km from Kandy to Kalutara to cross the finish line. Sujith Silva and Jeewan Jayasinghe representing Air Force A team secured the 01st and 02nd places respectively whils...
8:30am on Friday 19th March 2010
SLAF Boxer PD Suresh the Bronze Medal winner of the 05th Common Wealth Boxing Championship 2010 India returned to the Island this afternoon (18 March 2010).He was received and congratulated by a group of SLAF personnel led by Group Captain Saman PallewalaGroup Captain Nishantha Dharmadasa who was a referee in this championship also returned with this contingent. ...
5:19pm on Tuesday 16th March 2010
The new Director General of Civil Security Department Rear Admiral Ananda Pieris (RSP, VSV, USP,ndc, psc, Diss) paid a visit to Air Force Head Quarters this evening (16 March 2010) to pay a traditional call of courtesy to Acting Chief of Defence Staff and the Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force Air Chief Marshal Roshan Goonetileke. Official plaques were exchanged between Air Chief Mar...
9:38am on Tuesday 16th March 2010
Sri Lanka Air Force Hockey team won comfortably in their first match against BRC at Sri Lanka Air Force Station Ekala grounds on 14th March 2010. In their first match the Airmen scored 12 goals against the BRC. Next the SLAF will be facing the Kandy Hockey Association team on 21st March 2010 at Peradeniya University grounds and Old Thomians on 28th March 2010 at the Nandimithra Ekan...
5:29pm on Monday 15th March 2010
The SLAF team entered the finals of the National Super League Volleyball Tournament 2010 displaying their skill, experience and competence. In their final match, they faced the equally professional Army soldiers. It was a thrilling encounter in which neither gave a quarter .The games was played on 13th March 2010 at Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium. The 1st half of the first set was lead by th...
2:16pm on Monday 15th March 2010
The NCO Management School, established with the prime intention of providing sound academic knowledge to the Non Commissioned Officers of the SLAF, held its graduation ceremony  for the 41st Batch of NCO's to complete the course  recently (12th march 2010). The course which has a duration of approximately 3 months mainly focuses on sharpening the leadership and management ski...
7:03pm on Thursday 11th March 2010
Less than a year ago, the future looked gloomy for the people of Morawewa. With the threat of terror at their doorsteps, the community was forced live under constant uncertainty. But the bravery and the dedication of the Security Forces ensured that they now live a liberated life with high hopes for the future. Realizing this, Sri Lanka Air Force has stepped up to make it a reality. SLAF...
7:07pm on Wednesday 10th March 2010
After 3 days and 450 KMs of fierce competition, the 11th "Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya" reached its exciting conclusion today (March 10, 2010) in the ancient capital of Anuradapura. The 3rd and final leg of the Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya flagged off today at Peradeniya. The 3rd stage consisted of 2 Sprint challenges taking place in Dambulla and Thirippanna respectively.Spectators...
4:38pm on Wednesday 10th March 2010
Commanding Officer of Sri Lanka Air Force Station Colombo and the Secretary of SLAF Boxing, Group Captain Nishantha Dharmadasa and Boxer PD Suresh left the island today (March 10th, 2010) to take part in the 5th Common Wealth Boxing Championship 2010 from 10th to 18th March 2010. Boxer PD Suresh (52Kg) will represent the national team with 4 other team boxers against pugilists...
5:39pm on Tuesday 9th March 2010
The 02nd day of Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya ended today in front of the Peradeniya Singer Sri Lanka Showroom. The Commanding Officer Sri Lanka Air Force Palavi, Wing Commander Ranjith Hemachandra flagged off the race from Palavi and cyclist reached their destination through the inclined route.     Sarath kumara from Sri Lanka Navy secured the first place of the 2nd s...
4:42pm on Tuesday 9th March 2010
The new Defence Attaché of the Republic of Indonesia, Colonel (Navy) I Putu Arya Angga Suardika paid a visit to Air Force Head Quarters this morning (09 March 2010) to pay a traditional call of courtesy to Acting Chief of Defence Staff and the Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force Air Chief Marshal Roshan Goonetileke. He was accompanied by the Indonesian Ambassador to Sri Lanka Dlaf...
4:03pm on Tuesday 9th March 2010
Sri Lanka Air Force Men and Women Kabadi teams emerged Champs at the National Kabadi Championship 2010 on 5th March 2010.Continuing the victorious run of SLAF Sportsmen and women both men’s and women’s Kabadi teams of the SLAF emerged National Champs for the year 2010The tournament was held at Weliweriya Police grounds under lights. In the Semi Finals both the SLAF men and women’s ...
7:12pm on Monday 8th March 2010
Sri Lanka Air Force Station Colombo added another building to its Inter-national pre-school at Guwan Pura in order to cater to the increasing number of children.This pre-school was converted into an international level institution from its former position, under the direction of Mrs. Nelun Goonetileke, Chairperson of Seva Vanitha Unit in 2008.Subsequently the facilities were further upgr...
7:04pm on Monday 8th March 2010
08th Mar,2010: The SLAF "Papadi Sawariya" began today with over one hundred participants from 18 cycling clubs including the three armed forces and police. After a spirited sprint to Pannala the competitors cycled to Chilaw to end the first day of the three day race. Today saw the Sri Lanka Army, Sri Lanka Air Force and the Ports Authority cyclists emerging in the lead.   The s...
3:57pm on Monday 8th March 2010
The second edition of the "Sigiriya Rally Cross" was conducted yesterday (07th March 2010) at the Sri Lanka Air Force Station Sigiriya race track. This is an annual feature of the  Sri Lankan Racing calendar  which is conducted by the Sri Lanka Air Force in association with the Sri Lanka Association of Racing Drivers and Riders (SLARDAR).  This is the One and only Tar...
8:17pm on Friday 5th March 2010
The Acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Air Force Air Chief Marshal Roshan Goonetileke was accorded a Guard of Honour during the Annual Commanders Inspection at SLAF Base Vavuniya this morning (05 March 2010).The Base Commander Air Commodore KFR Fernando received the Commander on his arrival and a Guard of Honour was conferred by Flight Lieutenant Prasad Kulathunga.SLAF Ba...
5:02pm on Friday 5th March 2010
The Acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Air Force air Chief Marshal Roshan Goonetilleke opened the new juice bar at the SLAF Gymnasium Katunayke last evening. This facility is run under the auspices of the Command Agro Unit of the SLAF base in Katunayake. The project is managed by Group Captain HA Perusinghe the Command Agro Officer of the SLAF.The facility provides health...
4:38pm on Friday 5th March 2010
The Acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Air Force Air Chief Marshal Roshan Goonetilleke visited and inspected the Base Welfare Shop last evening (04 Mar 2010) which now provides all essentials at extremely low cost to ensure the strengthening of the Air Force Serviceman’s buying power. The project was a brain child of the Commander himself to ensure the welfare of t...
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