|Service No & Branch||10426 F(P)||Stream :Transport|
|Date of Birth: -- --- ----||Commissioned: 29 Oct 1966||Course: 96 Course|
|Service End:||Retired on 01 Jun 1986 Released to Air India|
|Qualifications Held :||Instructor Rating: A2|
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|29 Oct 1966 - 30 Sep 1967||Plt Offr||No.49 Squadron||Jorhat||Squadron Pilot|
|01 Oct 1967 - 30 Sep 1968||Fg Offr||HQ EAC||Shillong||Base Ops Offr|
|01 Oct 1968 - 31 Dec 1968||Fg Offr||No.49 Squadron||Jorhat||Squadron Pilot|
|01 Jan 1969 - 30 Jun 1969||Fg Offr||Transport Training Wing||Yelahanka||Command Conversion Course|
|01 Jul 1969 - 30 Apr 1971||Fg Offr||No.49 Squadron||Jorhat||Squadron Pilot|
|01 May 1971 - 31 Oct 1973||Flt Lt||12 Air Op||Nasik/ Laungewala/ p||Adjutant|
|01 Nov 1973 - 31 Dec 1973||Flt Lt||CAC Comm Flt||Allahabad||Squadron Pilot|
|01 Jul 1974 - 31 Aug 1975||Flt Lt||Air Force Academy||Dundigal||Flying Instructor|
|01 Sep 1975 - 31 Dec 1975||Flt Lt||Hunter Sqn||Kalaikunda||Fighter Conversion Course|
|01 Jan 1976 - 30 Jun 1976||Flt Lt||Air Force Academy||Dundigal||Flying Instructor|
|01 Jul 1976 - 31 Dec 1976||Flt Lt||Transport Training Wing||Yelahanka||AVRO Conversion|
|01 Jan 1977 - 30 May 1980||Sqn Ldr||Transport Training Wing||Yelahanka||Flt Cdr/ CFI|
|01 Jun 1980 - 30 Jun 1984||Sqn Ldr||Aircrew Examination Board||Hindon||Flying Examiner|
|01 Jul 1981 - 30 Jun 1983||Sqn Ldr||RSAF||Singapore||Flying Instructor|
|01 Jul 1983 - 30 Sep 1984||Sqn Ldr||Flying Instructors School||Tambaram||Flying Instructor|
|27 Oct 1984 - 21 May 1985||Wg Cdr||HQ Maintenance Command Communication Flight||Nagpur||Commanding Officer|
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|Vayu Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty)|
|Sqn Ldr||Chandra Prakash Naidu||10426 F(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1981|
|Details :|| |
Squadron Leader Chandra Prakash Naidu has to his credit a total of 3900 hours of accident free flying sicne January 1970 of which 500 hours were flown in the Eastern Sector alone. During 1971 operations, while posted as the Adjutant of an Air Observation Post Flight, he voluntarily undertook seventeen operational sorties in Krishak Aircraft.
Within a short period of 5 years as a flying instructor, Squdron Leader Naidu flew 1620 instructional hours on the Kiran and HS-748 Aircraft. In his present tenure of three years at Transport Training Wing, he has flown over 2000 hours while simultaneously carrying out supervisory duties as Flight Commander and, at time, as Chief Flying Instructor. He has displayed a missionary zeal in training his pupil and put in devoted and concerted effort to improve their professional standard, both on the ground and in the air. His achievements besides his large numbers of flying hours include Routine Transport Role category "A/ Master Green", Instructional Category 'A-2' and Command Examiner on HS-748 aircraft.
As a supervisor and Command Examiner, Squadron Leader Naidu discharged his duties most effectively. Within the short span of his tenure, he enabled his trainees, staff pilots and instructors in the Unit to achieve a high standard of operational status. He has also contributed to a great extent in updating the standard Operational Procedures, Training Notes and in Standardised Flying Procedures, which have greatly enhanced the efficiency of the unit.
Squadron Leader Chandra Prakash Naidu has thus displayed professional competence, leadership capabilties and devotion to duty of an exceptional order.
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 20th March 1982 - No.15- Pres/82 dated 26th January 1981|