Kerala

The State of Kerala boasts the highest literacy rate in India, and also the highest population density in the country. Being home to a tropical coast line, the state is home to many Naval establishments. Cochin and Trivandrum are two main important cities in the State.

The Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala is Asia's largest Naval Academy, and has the second reported Sea Harrier warbird on display in the country. 

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The State of Kerala boasts the highest literacy rate in India, and also the highest population density in the country. Being home to a tropical coast line, the state is home to many Naval establishments. Cochin and Trivandrum are two main important cities in the State.

The region of Kerala was the birthplace of Naval Aviation, with the establishment of the Indian Navy's first Air Units at Cochin. Cochin was an RAF Airbase during World War Two, and several RAF and Royal Navy's FAA Squadrons operated till the end of the war. Later it became the birth place of Naval Aviation with INAS Garuda.

Trivandrum being the Capital of Kerala is also the home to Southern Air Command of the Indian Air Force. The search for Warbirds in Trivandrum has turned up some interesting emails and information over the years.

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