Air Force News
9:33pm on Wednesday 5th October 2022
A house constructed by the SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit was handed over to Flight Sergeant Chandula AG (Dog Handler). The house warming ceremony was held today (05 October 2022) at Matiyanamulla, Payagala under the auspicious of the Chairperson of SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Charmini Pathirana.This Project was funded by the SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit whilst the construction was carried out by SLA...
9:07pm on Wednesday 5th October 2022
The 43rd phase of 'Guwan Mithudam' project was successfully concluded at Namalthalawa Maha Vidyalaya, Ampara yesterday (04 October 2022) by SLAF Station Ampara, under the guidance of the Chairperson, SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit Mrs. Charmini Pathirana. This project was undertaken to renovate the ablution block to fulfil the sanitary facilities of the students. The completed project was handed...
4:05pm on Tuesday 4th October 2022
A special donation programme was held yesterday (03 October 2022) at the “Sucharithodaya Niwasaya” in Maharagama in commemoration of the "International Day of Older Persons" under the guidance of Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshna Pathirana and the Chairperson of the SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Charmini Pathirana.A facility named "Sucharithodaya Niwasaya" provides car...
4:05pm on Tuesday 4th October 2022
The Closing Ceremony of No 31 Method of Instruction Course held today (04 October 2022) at the Main Auditorium SLAF Trade Training School Ekala. The Command Quality Assurance Officer, Air Commodore  MPA Mahawattage  graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest.The Methods of Instruction Course commenced on 09th March 2022 in a span of 28 weeks and underwent theoretical and practical ...
7:45pm on Monday 3rd October 2022
A delegation of the Defence Services Command and Staff College Bangladesh (DSCSC) visited Air Force Headquarters today (03 October 2022).On the study tour to Sri Lanka a delegation of 43 officers was headed by Senior Instructor, Group Captain Md Al Amin Khan.The head of the delegation called on Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Udeni Rajapaksa and symbolic memen...
4:12pm on Monday 3rd October 2022
Giving due consideration for the thoughts of children of SLAF families in connection with the World Children’s Day celebration 2022, the “GUWAN RANDARU SITHTHAM” Art Competition - 2022 was organized by the SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit under the guidance of Chairperson SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Charmini Pathirana.The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana, awarded...
4:12pm on Monday 3rd October 2022
In celebration of World Children’s Day, SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit steered “Children’s Day” programmes at all SLAF establishments as a concept of the Chairperson SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit Mrs. Charmini Pathirana in accordance with the guidance of Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana. The event was organized with the intention to break the monotony of th...
4:07pm on Sunday 2nd October 2022
The Sri Lanka Air Force and the Eagles’ Golf Links hosted the inaugural Eagles’ Monsoon Cup  Golf Tournament, which was concluded yesterday (01 October 2022) in the picturesque settings of China Bay, close to the harbour city of Trincomalee. The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana graced the tournament as the Chief Guest. The tournament was powered by Hu...
7:47pm on Saturday 1st October 2022
The 42nd phase of 'Guwan Mithudam' project was successfully concluded at Mulliyawalai Tamil Primary School Mullaitivu on yesterday (30 September 2022) by SLAF Station Mullaitivu, under the guidance of the Chairperson, SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit Mrs. Charmini Pathirana.This project was undertaken to the installation of water purification system for the drinking needs of the students. The comp...
6:57pm on Saturday 1st October 2022
The Inter Unit Basketball Championship 2022 was held at Air Force Health Management Center Thummulla from 24 September 2022 to 30 September 2022. The Chief of Staff of Sri Lanka Air Force Air Vice Marshal RAUP Rajapaksa graced the finals and Awarding Ceremony as the Chief Guest. The overall Women’s Championship was clinched by SLAF Academy China Bay whilst SLAF Trade Training School Ek...
3:44pm on Thursday 29th September 2022
The Inter Unit Hockey Championship 2022 was concluded at SLAF Trade Training School Ekala yesterday (28 September 2022). The final session and Awards Ceremony were held at the same venue with the graceful presence by The Director Aeronautical Engineering, Air Vice Marshal Prasanna Ranasinghe as the Chief Guest.SLAF Station Colombo claimed the Championship of the Men's 11 A Side category ...
4:26pm on Wednesday 28th September 2022
The SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit organized a charity programme of distributing essential dry ration packs for deserving civilian employees who are working in SLAF Headquarters and Station Colombo under the patronage of Chairperson SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Charmini Pathirana at the Rifle Green Grounds in Colombo today (28th September 2022).   The Air Secretary Group Captain Anuruddha W...
4:26pm on Wednesday 28th September 2022
Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana, paid a courtesy call on the acting Minister of Defence Hon. Premitha Bandara Tennakoon at the State Ministry of Defence situated at the Disaster Management Centre premises today ( 28 September 2022).Following cordial discussions, a memento was presented by the Commander of the Air Force to denote the occasion....
12:55pm on Wednesday 28th September 2022
The Inter Unit Rugby Championship - 2022 was held at Rugby Ground SLAF Base Ratmalana Yesterday (27 September 2022). The awarding ceremony took place at the same venue with the graceful presence of Director Ground Operations of SLAF, Air Vice Marshal GGWTK Gunawardena as the Chief Guest. The tournament conducted in to two segments and 05 Women’s teams and 17 Men’s teams competed at t...
9:31am on Tuesday 27th September 2022
The prestigious United Nations Peacekeepers Medal Awarding Parade for Sri Lanka Air Force 7th Aviation Contingent deployed at Bria in Central African Republic was glamorously held on 21st September 2022. Brigadier General Syed Mohammad Shaheed Rahman, the Sector East Commander of the United Nations Mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA), took the salute during the ceremony as the ...
8:51pm on Sunday 25th September 2022
The Defence Services Hockey Team emerged victorious with the triumph over the Mercantile Hockey Association team during the finals in the 59th Senior Hockey National Championship 2022 today (25 September 2022) at Astro Hockey Turf, Colombo 07.17 Hockey Teams strived in the tournament and Defence Services Hockey Team earned the spot by defeating the Colombo Hockey Team in a diligently con...
4:37pm on Saturday 24th September 2022
The Inter Unit Carrom Championship - 2022 was held at SLAF Health Management Centre yesterday (23 September 2022). The awarding ceremony took place at the same venue with the graceful presence by Director Welfare of SLAF, Air Vice Marshal Hemantha Soysa as the Chief Guest.The tournament conducted in to two segments and 10 women’s teams and 19 men’s teams competed at the Championship....
5:09pm on Friday 23rd September 2022
The No 7 Helicopter Squadron located at SLAF Base Hingurakgoda, which asserts of a glamorous history from 1994 to date rendering 28 years of dedicated service to the nation, celebrated its 28th Anniversary today (23 September 2022). The Squadron was initially established as the No 401 Squadron on 23 September 1994 with Bell 212s and Bell 206s and later was re-designated as the No 7 Squad...
5:08pm on Friday 23rd September 2022
The Inter Unit Squash Championship - 2022 was held at SLAF Base Ratmalana Squash Complex yesterday (22 September 2022). The awarding ceremony took place at the same venue with the graceful presence by Director Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Air Vice Marshal Arosha Vithana as the Chief Guest.Technical Formation team of SLAF Base Ratmalana titled as Champions for the year 2...
3:08pm on Thursday 22nd September 2022
The finals of Inter Unit Netball Championship 2022 was held yesterday (21 September 2022) at SLAF Health Management Center, Colombo. The Chairperson of SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs Charmini Pathirana graced the finals and awarding ceremony as the chief guest. Chairperson SLAF Netball Pool, Air Commodore Sureka Dias, Base Commander SLAF Base Katunayake, Air Vice Marshal Lasitha Sumanaweera...
5:08pm on Wednesday 21st September 2022
Command Flight Safety Inspectorate has conducted a Crew Resource Management Training Programme with the intention of enhancing awareness and knowledge of Crew Resource Management of the aircrew members who have been nominated to deploy in the 8th United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Central Africa in next year.The Command Flight Safety Inspector – Flying,...
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