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Air Commodore Satya Pal Verma

Service No 3722 Branch MED
Date of Birth: 19 Jun 1922
Date Commissioned 31 Dec 1949 Course
Service End Retired on 30 Jun 1978
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Acting Flt Lt : 31 Dec 1949Flt Lt : 28 Feb 1945Sqn Ldr : 28 Feb 1954Wg Cdr : 13 Sep 1964
Acting Gp Capt : 27 Mar 1973Gp Capt : 01 Dec 1970Acting Air Cmde : 01 Sep 1976Air Cmde : 26 Feb 1975
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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

15 Apr 1976 - 30 Jun 1978Air CmdeInstitution of Aviation MedicineBangalore Commandant
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg CdrSatya Pal Verma3722 MEDAward Date Announced 26 Jan 1969
Details :

Wing Commander Satya Pal Varma has been serving as Officer-in-Charge Human Engineering Wing of the Air Force School of Aviation Medicine since June, 1964. Prior to joining this unit, he qualified as a pilot on jet aircraft thus contributing more effectively to his role as medical officer in the Air Force. As an Adviser on Human Engineering problems associated with the design and development of HF-24 and HJT-16 aircraft at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited at Bangalore, he contributed to the enhancement of comfort and safety in flying these aircraft. In view of his achievements in the Human Engineering field he was appointed as Human Engineering Coordinator in India of the Commonwealth Advisory Aeronautical Research Council in addition to his being a doctor and a pilot. Wing Commander Varma is a competent electronics engineer and has designed a prototype biotelemetric equipment or the physiological monitoring of pilots in flight, which has won praise from the Armed Forces Medical Research Committee.

Wing Commander Satya Pal Varma displayed resourcefulness and devotion to duly in the best traditions of the Indian Air Force

Unit : Air Force School of Aviat
Reference : Gazette of India dated 12th April 1969 : No.18 - Pres/69 dated 26th January 1969