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Air Commodore Chodagam Satyanarayana

Service No & Branch 1610 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 23 Sep 1915 Commissioned: 01 Aug 1940 Course: 4 Course
Service End: Retired on 23 May 1965 Superannuated
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : First IAF DS at DSSC in 1949
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 01 Feb 1942Acting Flt Lt : 01 Apr 1944Flt Lt : 01 Nov 1946Sqn Ldr : 20 Dec 1947
Wg Cdr : 01 Mar 1951Acting Gp Capt : 10 Jan 1955Gp Capt : 15 Apr 1959Acting Air Cmde : 28 Dec 1962
Badges Qualified
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Wg Cdr

Gp Capt
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

25 May 1941 - 07 Jul 1941Plt OffrNo.2 Squadron, RIAFPeshawar Fm 1SFTS to 1Sqn
25 May 1941 - 06 Jul 1941Plt OffrNo.2 SquadronPeshawar Squadron Pilot
06 Jul 1941 - Plt OffrNo.1 Squadron 
07 Jul 1941 - Plt OffrNo.1 Squadron, RIAFPeshawar 
26 Jan 1943 - Fg OffrNo.22 Anti-Aircraft Co-Operation UnitDrigh Road Fm 1SFTSAmb Ex 1Sqn
20 Dec 1943 - 09 Feb 1946Fg OffrNo.7 Squadron, RIAFCampbellpore Fm 152OTU to IATC Mysore
17 Mar 1947 - Sqn LdrRAF Station KohatKohat 
- 01 Jun 1952Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi 
15 Aug 1947 - 19 Apr 1949Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi Wg Cdr (Intelligence)
01 Apr 1949 - Wg CdrDefence Services Staff CollegeWellington Directing Staff
10 Oct 1950 - Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi Deputy Director, Staff Duties
19 Feb 1952 - 09 Oct 1952Wg Cdr1 WingSrinagar Station Commander
01 May 1953 - Wg Cdr2 NCC Circle (Madras)Madras Commander
10 Jan 1955 - 20 Aug 1957Gp Capt2 Ground Training SchoolTambaram Station Commander
20 Jan 1961 - 20 Jan 1963Gp Capt6 WingBarrackpore Station Commander
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Accidents and Incidents: 3

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
16 Jan 1942Lysander IIR2033Plt Offr C Satyanarayana
1 SqnPeshawar Swung on la
21 Jul 1944Vengeance IIFg Offr C Sathyanaryana
7 SqnUnder carraige faile
04 Apr 1945Harvard IIBFE953Flt Lt C Satyanarayana
7 SqnCr L lost Kanbalu Bu
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