Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Air Commodore Sat Bhushan Thapar

Service No & Branch 4271 AE(M) (Orig: ENG)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 26 Feb 1952 Course: 6 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Oct 1982 Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 26 Feb 1953Flt Lt : 26 Feb 1957Sqn Ldr : 26 Feb 1964Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1973
Gp Capt : 29 Aug 1979Acting Air Cmde : 03 Jul 1981Air Cmde : 01 Aug 1981
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

- 23 May 1958Flt LtAir Head QuartersDelhi 
24 May 1958 - Flt LtJet Bomber Conversion UnitAgra 
10 Aug 1958 - Flt LtNo.35 SquadronPune Engineering Officer
- 17 Nov 1978Gp CaptDte Agri AviationDelhi Chief Engineer
03 Jul 1981 - 31 Oct 1982Air CmdeCentral Air CommandAllahabad Senior Maintenance Staff Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrSat Bhushan Thapar4271 AE(M)Award Date 26 Jan 1972Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

Wing Commander Sat Bhushan Thapar as Chief Technical Officer of an Operational base streamlined procedures, made the most effective use of manpower and brought about a reduction in the accident rate.

Awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal for rendering distinguished service of a high order.

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Reference : GoI19720126No66
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