|Service No & Branch||11614 F(N)|
|Date of Birth: -- --- ----||Commissioned: 18 May 1968||Course: 38 NAV Course||Entry Mode : NDA|
|Service End:||Retired on 30 Nov 1997|
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|Vishist Seva Medal|
|Wg Cdr||Om Kumar||11614 F(N)||Award Date 26 Jan 1990||Announced 26 Jan 1990|
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Wing Commander Om Kumar was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in May 1968.
He has flown over 7000 hrs on four different types of aircraft. He was awarded Cat 'A', the highest professional category, when he was only a Flying Officer with four years of service. In view of his professionalism and high standards in flying, he was selected for the Advance Navigation Course which he qualified with distinction.
In Sep 77, as an Air Force Examiner, he made tremendous contribution towards maintaining high standards of navigation in the transport fleet. He was then selected to undergo conversion on IL-76 aircraft in USSR before his induction into IAF. A distinguished A-2 Qualified Navigator Instructor, he has vast instructional experience on IL-76, AN-12 and HS-748 aircraft. In recognition, he was once again appointed an Air Force Examiner and Navigation Leader at Aircrew Examining Board in Jan 87.
For his exceptional professional achievments and devotion to duty, the President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Wg Cdr Om Kumar.
|Unit : AEB|
|Reference : GoI19900126|