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Air Marshal Kanwar Dalinderjit Singh

Service No 12403 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- --
Date Commissioned 13 Jun 1970 Course 104 Course
Service End Retired on 30 Sep 2009
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 02 Jun 1990Gp Capt : 01 Jul 1994Air Cmde : 22 Oct 1998AVM : 01 Feb 2004
Air Marshal : 01 Mar 2006C-in-C : 01 May 2007
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Notes: 1) Ranks shown are substantive ranks at retirement. 2)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 3)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
04 Jan 1990 - 20 Jan 1992Wg CdrNo. 108 Squadron CO
16 Sep 1996 - 21 Dec 1997Gp CaptAir Force AcademyDundigal CI (Flying)
- Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi PD (Flying Trg)
- Air Cmde3 WingPalam (Delhi) AOC
02 May 1998 - 01 Mar 2000Air CmdeAFS BidarBidar AOC
- 28 Feb 2006AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi ACAS (PO)
01 Mar 2006 - 30 Apr 2007Air MshlCentral Air CommandAllahabad SASO
01 May 2007 - 30 Sep 2009Air MshlSouth Western Air CommandGandhinagar AOC-in-C
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 2
  
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeKanwar Dalinderjit Singh12403 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2000Announced 26 Jan 2000
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit :
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Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalKanwar Dalinderjit Singh12403 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2009Announced 26 Jan 2009
Details : AOC-in-C SWAC
Unit : SWAC
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Additional Notes

Remarks: Short Profile Note added: 2009-02-08

Air Marshal Kanwar Dalinderjit Singh graduated from National Defence Academy in Dec 1968. After undergoing flying training, he was commissioned as a fighter pilot in June 1970. The Air Marshal is an alumnus of Defence Services Staff College, Wellington and National Defence College New Delhi.

Air Marshal KD Singh has more than 4300 hrs of flying on Fighter and Trainer aircraft. He has the unique experience of being a Forward Air Controller with the Indian Army during the liberation of Bangladesh in 1971. He has flown Hawker Hunter and MiG21 variants among other fighter and trainer aircraft. He is a Qualified Flying Instructor with an A2 category and was deputed to Iraqi Air Force as an instructor for two years in 1982. He has commanded a front line fighter Sqn. He has been Chief Operations Officer of a fighter base and later Chief Instructor (Flying) at the Air Force Academy. The Air Marshal has the experience of commanding two Air Force Stations. He has held important staff appointments at the Air HQ. The Air Marshal was holding the appointment of Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Personnel Officers) at Air HQ Vayu Bhavan, New Delhi and later as Senior Air Staff Officer, Central Air Command Allahabad, before taking over a Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, South Western Air Command on 01 May 07. 

Air Marshal KD Singh was awarded the Ati Vishist Seva Medal in 2000 for exceptional devotion to duty.

From: www.indianairforce.nic.in