Kiran Mk2A IN077 of the Sagar Pawan demo-team.

unknown

Arkonam (VOAR) Rajali INS

RWY 06/24     POS 13°04'16"N 079°41'28"E     ELEV 265ft

Station Squadron Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
INS Rajali

INAS 312 'Albatross'
11 Mar 1992 - present Tu142M (->29Mar17)
P-8I (13Nov16->)


INAS 561 'Rotors'
15 June 1992 - present Chetak

Tu-142MK-E IN312/ARK on Arakkonams ramp after its last operational flight with INAS 312 'Albatross' on 25 March 2017.

Arjun Sarup

Brawdy (EGDA)
Station Squadron Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
RNAS Brawdy

INAS 300 'White Tiger'
7 July 1960 - 11 July 1961 Sea Hawk FB3
embarked INS Vikrant

A line of Sea Hawk FB3s at RNAS Brawdy.

unknown

Chennai (VOMM)

RWY 07/25, 12/30     POS 12°59'42"N 080°10'32"E     ELEV 52 ft

Station Squadron Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
-

INAS 313 'Sea Eagle'
22 July 2019 - present Do228-201
Cochin (VOCC) INS Garuda (Kochi)

RWY 13/31, 17/35     POS 09°56'51"N 076°16'23"E     ELEV 8 ft

Station Squadron Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
INS Garuda

INAS 550 'Flying Fish'
15 June 1959 - present Sealand Mk2 (-> 65)
Firefly TT1 (-> ?)
HT-2 (->64)
Firefly TT4 (11Sep58-?)
Dove 2B (8May65-?)
BN-2A (76-?)
HPT-32 (Jan86-87)
BN-2T (96-?)
Do228-201
Pipistrel Virus (16Mar18->)


INAS 330 'Harpoons'
17 Apr 1971 - Oct 1995 Sea King Mk42B
relocated to INS Shikra


INAS 561 'Rotors'
15 Sep 1971 - 15 June 1992 Hughes 300 (->?)
Chetak
relocated to INS Rajali


INAS 336 'Flying Arrows'
20 Dec 1974 - present Sea King Mk.42B


Intensive Flying and Trials Unit
31 Aug 2002 - 6 Jan 2006 IAI Heron
Searcher Mk.II
redesignated INAS 342


Intensive Flying and Trials Unit
10 Feb 2003 - 1 Sep 2005 Dhruv
redesignated ALH Flight


ALH Flight
1 Sep 2005 - 12 Nov 2013 Dhruv
redesignated INAS 322


INAS 342 'Flying Sentinels'
6 Jan 2006 - present IAI Heron
Searcher Mk.II


INAS 322 'Guardians'
12 Nov 2013 - present Dhruv
Dhruv Mk.I
Goa/Dabolim (VOGO) INS Hansa

RWY 08/26     POS 15°22'51"N 073°49'53"E     ELEV 184 ft

Station Squadron Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
INS Hansa

INAS 310 'Cobras'
21 Mar 1961 - 29 Sep 2017 Br1050
Do228-201 (91->)
relocated to INS Sardar Patel


INAS 300 'White Tiger'
1961 - present Sea Hawk FB3 (->16Dec83)
Sea Hawk FGA6 (->16Dec83)
Sea Hawk Mk100 (66-16Dec83)
Sea Harrier FRS51 (16Dec83-11May16)
Sea Harrier T60 (29Mar84-11May16)
Harrier T4(I) (16Sep02-11May16)
MiG-29K (11May16->)
MiG-29KUB


INAS 551 'Phantoms'
18 June 1964 - 1991 Vampire FB52 (->76)
Vampire T55 (->76)
Sea Hawk (62-78)
Kiran Mk1(A) (31Mar70->)
Kiran Mk2A (86->)
split up in to two flights


Search & Rescue Flight
1964 - 15 Mar 1969 Chetak
renamed INAS 321


INAS 321 'Angels'
15 Mar 1969 - 1 Aug 1980 Chetak
relocated to INS Shikra


INAS 312 'Albatross'
18 Nov 1976 - Jan 1984 L-1049G (->Sep83)
disbanded


INAS 315 'Winged Stallion'
1 Oct 1977 - present IL-38
IL-38SD


INAS 333 'Eagles'
11 Dec 1980 - 2000 Ka-25PL (timeline)
Ka-28 (89->)
relocated to INS Dega


INAS 312 'Albatross'
19 Apr 1988 - 11 Mar 1992 Tu-142M (31Mar88->)
relocated to INS Rajali


Sea Harrier Operational Flying Training Unit
16 Apr 1990 - 1991 Sea Harrier (timeline)
amalagmated in to INAS 551 B-Flight


INAS 551 A-Flight
1991 - 28 May 1995 Kiran Mk1(A)
Kiran Mk2A
returned to its old name


INAS 551 B-Flight
1991 - 28 May 1995 Sea Harrier T60
became independent


INAS 339 'Falcons'
Apr 1993 - present Ka-28 (->May09)
Ka-31 (03->)


INAS 551 'Phantoms'
28 May 1995 - 201 . ? Kiran Mk2A
relocated to INS Dega


INAS 551 / Sagar Pawan
May 2003 - 3 Mar 2010 Kiran Mk2A
disbanded


INAS 551B
28 May 1995 - 7 July 2006 Sea Harrier FRS51
Sea Harrier T60
Harrier T4(I)
reanmed INAS 552


ALH Flight
1 Sep 2005 - Dec 2009 Dhruv
amalgamated in to ALH Flight INS Garuda


INAS 552 'The Braves'
7 July 2006 - 2016 Sea Harrier FRS51
Sea Harrier T60
Harrier T4(I)
disbanded


INAS 303 'Black Panthers'
11 May 2013 - present MiG-29K (Dec09->)
MiG-29KUB


Naval Flight Test Squadron / INAS 552
20 Sep 2018 - present a/c on loan


INAS 310 'Cobras'
2019 ? - present Do228-201


INAS 315A
Dec 2020 - present P-8I


INAS 323 'Harriers'
19 Apr 2021 - present Dhruv Mk.III
INS Parundu (VORM)

RWY 01/19     POS 09°19'30"N 078°58'18"E     ELEV 23 ft

Station Squadron Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
INS Parundu

INAS 344 'Spirited Shadowers'
11 Apr 2012 - present IAI Searcher Mk.II
IAI Heron
Porbandar (VAPR)

RWY 09/27     POS 21°39'01"N 069°39'31"E     ELEV 23 ft

Station Squadron Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
INS Sardar Patel

INAS 343 'Frontier Formidables'
17 Jan 2011 - present IAI Heron
Searcher Mk.II


INAS 310 'Cobras'
29 Sep 2017 - 2019 ? Do228-201
relolcated to INS Hansa


INAS 314 'Raptors'
29 November 2019 - present Do228-201
Port Blair AFS (VOPB) Andaman Islands

RWY 04/22     POS 11°38'53"N 092°44'05"E     ELEV 16 ft

Station Squadron Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
INS Utkrosh

INAS 318 'Hawks'
10 Mar 1984 - present BN-2A
Do228-201


det. INAS 321
? - present Chetak
Shikra INS (--)

RWY HEL     POS 18°54'49"N 072°49'47"E     ELEV 16ft

Station Squadron Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
INS Shikra

INAS 321 'Angels'
1 Aug 1980 - present Chetak


Marine Commando Flight 'Zappers'
1987 - present Sea King Mk42C


INAS 339 'Falcons'
23 Nov 1990 - Apr 1993 Sea King Mk42B (->Mar93)
Ka-28 (Mar93->)
relocated to INS Hansa


INAS 330 'Harpoons'
Oct 1995 - present Sea King Mk42B
Sulur (VOSX)

RWY 05/23     POS 11°00'46"N 077°09'41"E     ELEV 1250 ft

Station Squadron Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
-

Naval Jet Flight
Sep 1957 - 15 June 1959 Vampire FB52
Vampire T55
renamed INAS 550 B


INAS 550 B
15 June 1959 - 18 June 1964 Vampire FB52
Vampire T55
renamed INAS 551 & relocated to INS Hansa
Vishakhapatnam (VOVZ) INS Dega

RWY 05/23, 10/28     POS 17°43'16"N 083°13'16"E     ELEV 10 ft

Station Squadron Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
INS Dega

INAS 333 'Eagles'
2000 - present Ka-25PL (->Apr09)
Ka-28


INAS 311 'Kites'
24 Mar 2009 - present BN-2A
Do228-201


INAS 350 'Saras'
12 Apr 2009 - present UH-3H


Intensive Flying Training Unit
23 Sep 2013 - ? Hawk Mk132
renamed INAS 551


INAS 551 'Phantoms'
? - present Hawk Mk132


INAS 322 Dega Flight 'Guardians'
7 June 21 - present Dhruv Mk.III

Ka-25PL IN574/VVZ of INAS 333 in March 2006.

Simon Watson

BN-2A IN138/VVZ in March 2006.

Simon Watson

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