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Wing Commander Unnikrishnan G Kartha

Service No & Branch 12959 F(P) Stream :Transport| Helicopters
Date of Birth: 27 Aug 1950 Commissioned: 22 Jan 1972 Course: 107 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Mar 1994 Voluntary Retirement Died on 27 Oct 2023 (73 Years age) Nick Name : Unni
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Aircraft Flown: C-47 Dakota, Alouette, Mi-4, Mi-25/35
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 11 Mar 1991
Training and Other Courses Attended
37 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Dec 196971 APFIC (Flt Lt) - 14 Jun 1981
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Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

22 Jan 1972 - 31 Dec 1972Plt OffrNo.43 Squadron Squadron Pilot
01 Jan 1973 - 30 Apr 1973Plt OffrTransport Training WingYelahanka Command Conversion (Dak)
01 May 1973 - 31 Jul 1975Fg OffrNo.43 Squadron Squadron Pilot
01 Aug 1975 - 31 Oct 1975Fg OffrHelicopter Training SchoolHakimpet Alouette Conversion
01 Nov 1975 - 30 Nov 1979Fg OffrNo.105 Helicopter Unit Squadron Pilot
01 Dec 1979 - 01 Dec 1980Flt LtBravo Sqn, National Defence AcademyKhadakvasla Divisional officer
01 Jun 1981 - 30 Jun 1982Flt LtElementary Flying SchoolBidar Flying Instructor
01 Jul 1982 - 30 Jun 1984Sqn LdrHelicopter Training SchoolHakimpet Flying Instructor
01 Jul 1984 - 30 Jun 1985Sqn LdrEPNERFrance RW Test Pilot Course
01 Jul 1985 - 21 Jan 1988Sqn LdrAircraft and Systems Testing EstablishmentBangalore ETP
22 Jan 1988 - 14 Feb 1989Wg CdrAircraft and Systems Testing EstablishmentBangalore Sr. TP Rotary Wing
15 Feb 1989 - 09 May 1991Wg CdrNo.104 Helicopter UnitSarsawa/ Bhatinda Commanding Officer
10 May 1991 - 31 Mar 1994Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi Deputy Director, Air Staff Requirement
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