Sri Lanka Air Force celebrates 71st Anniversary

Sri Lanka Air Force celebrates 71st Anniversary

Sri Lanka Air Force celebrates 71st Anniversary

Written by Zulfick Farzan

02 Mar, 2022 | 9:13 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Sri Lanka Air Force will be celebrating its 71st Anniversary on Wednesday (2nd March 2022) under the leadership of the Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana.

This year the traditional celebration will be held at Sri Lanka Air Force Base Katunayaka under the review of Commander of the Air Force.

The Sri Lanka Air Force was formed on the 02nd of March 1951 as the Royal Ceylon Air Force and when Sri Lanka became a republic in 1972 the Royal Ceylon Air Force was re-designated as the Sri Lanka Air Force.

The Sri Lanka Air Force has come under the leadership of 18 Commanders to date and the Sri Lanka Air Force is geared and ready to face all challenges of the future and to serve and protect the skies of Sri Lanka as the Guardians of the Skies.

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