|Date of Birth:||29 Apr 1947|
|Date Commissioned||18 May 1968||Course||99 Course|
|Service End||Retired on 30 Apr 2007|
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|28 Jul 1986 - 10 Apr 1988||Wg Cdr||No.32 Squadron||Jodhpur||CO|
|01 Jan 1991 - 01 Dec 1992||Gp Capt||Air Force Test Pilots School||Bangalore||OC|
|01 Jan 1997 - 01 Jan 1999||Air Cmde||Aircraft and Systems Testing Establishment||Bangalore||Cmdt|
|04 Jan 2001 - 18 Mar 2002||Air Cmde||16 Wing||Hashimara||AOC|
|01 Feb 2003 - 30 Sep 2004||AVM||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||ACAS (Int)|
|01 Oct 2004 - 28 Feb 2006||Air Mshl||Central Air Command||Allahabad||SASO|
|01 Mar 2006 - 30 Apr 2007||Air Mshl||South Western Air Command||Gandhinagar||AOC-in-C|
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|Vayu Sena Medal|
|Wg Cdr||Pramod Kumar Mehra||11581 F(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1989|
|Details :|| |
Wing Commander Pramod Kumar Mehra (11581) Flying (Pilot) was commissioned in the Air Force in May 68. In 1985 he attended a Test Pilot course where in he stood second. In 1976, he had undergone Attack Pilot Flying Instructor's course and stood first in the course. He is also an experimental Test Pilot from Aircraft and System Testing Establishment Bangalore and he stood first in this course also.
Till date Wg Mehra has got 3430.00 hrs on twenty different types of aircraft to his credit and has totally accident free personal flying record.
In June 86, he took over command of a fighter Squadron. By his leadership, dedication and hard work he has brought laurels to the Squadrons. It is noteworthy that one junior pilot of the rank of pilot officer was made fully operational within 7 month of his commencing flying. It is an exceptional achievement by every standard.
During 1986-87 the Squadron was declared Winner of the HAL trophy for best performance Squadron HAL build aircraft. During 1987, the Squadron won the over all championship for Inter Squadron Armament meet in an operational Air Command. During this Armament meet, Wg Cdr Mehra personally led the Gunnery and Rocketry events and in both these events the teams stood first.
For his exceptional leadership professional competence of a very high order and dedication to his work, the President is pleased to award Vayu Sena Medal to Wg Cdr Pramod Kumar Mehra.
|Unit : 32 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 22nd April 1988 - No.39-Pres/89 dated 26th January 1989|
|Ati Vishist Seva Medal|
|Air Marshal||Pramod Kumar Mehra||11581 F(P)||Award Date 26 Jan 2005||Announced 26 Jan 2005|
|Details :||Citation / Details Not Available|
|Param Vishist Seva Medal|
|Air Marshal||Pramod Kumar Mehra||11581 F(P)||Award Date 26 Jan 2007||Announced 26 Jan 2007|
|Details :||AOC-in-C SWAC|
|Unit : SWAC|