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Air Commodore Rajendra Singh Bishnoi

Service No 3728 Branch ADM
Date of Birth: 15 Jun 1927
Date Commissioned 26 Jan 1950 Course
Service End Retired on 30 Jun 1982
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 26 Jan 1952Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1971Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1978Acting Air Cmde : 01 Sep 1980
Air Cmde : 04 Nov 1980
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Sqn LdrRajendra Singh Bishnoi3728 A&SDAward Date 26 Jan 1967Announced 26 Jan 1967
Details :

Squadron Leader Rajendra Singh Bishnoi was commissioned in the Air Force in 1950. He was Chief Instructor at the Paratroopers Training School, Indian Air Force, in 1963-64. He has to his credit a total of 265 parachute descents. In October, 1963, he led the I.A.F. parachute jumping team which was conducting for the first time trials over a dropping zone at an altitude of 13,000 feet above sea level. He was the first person to jump with an indigenous parachute and the first Indian to jump from Caribou aircraft. Throughout his tenure in the Training School, be displayed leadership and determination in carrying out live jumps at high altitudes with new parachutes from new types of aircraft.

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Reference : GoI19670126