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Air Vice Marshal Karan Yadav

Service No 4200 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 21 Feb 1930
Date Commissioned 22 Dec 1951 Course 56 Course
Service End No Details
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Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1968Acting Gp Capt : 10 May 1974Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1975Acting Air Cmde : 04 Sep 1979
Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1978Acting AVM : 12 Jan 1982AVM : 12 Jan 1982
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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

01 Jun 1968 - 01 Dec 1969Wg CdrAir Armament Training UnitKanpur CO
26 Jun 1970 - 10 May 1974Wg CdrNo.9 Squadron CO
10 May 1974 - 15 Jun 1976Gp Capt11 WingTezpur Stn Cdr
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 3
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg CdrKaran Yadav4200 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1969
Details :

For nearly four years Wing Commander Karan Yadav has been employed in a unit of the Air Force whose function is to examine by tests and intensive trials all practical service, and to conduct armament trials for safety of carriage, accuracy and effectiveness of the weapons system. He has completed nearly 500 hours of flying on these arduous duties. In carrying out service trials of indigenously produced Hindustan Fighter and the Kiran aircraft, he has been instrumental not only in improving the operational performance of these aircraft but also in rectifying the defects found in an aircraft in its early stages of development. He has played a significant part in the development of aeronautics industry in the country and in solving several problems associated with other aircraft in use in the service. Throughout Wing Commander Karan Yadav displayed initiative, professional skill and devotion to duty in the best traditions of the Indian Air Force.

Unit : A&ATU
Reference : Gazette of India dated 12th April 1969 : No.18 - Pres/69 dated 26th January 1969
Mention in Despatches
Wg CdrKaran Yadav4200 F(P)Award Date Announced 23 Jun 1972
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit : 9 Squadron
Reference : Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptKaran Yadav4200 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1977Announced 26 Jan 1977
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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