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Air Vice Marshal Pothamsetti Prasanna Madhava

Service No 4379 Branch AE(M)
Date of Birth: 29 May 1931
Date Commissioned 06 Oct 1952 Course 7 DEO Course
Service End Retired on 31 May 1987
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1973Acting Gp Capt : 01 May 1978Acting Air Cmde : 06 Jan 1982Acting AVM : 02 Jul 1984
AVM : 02 Jul 1984
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
AVMPothamsetti Prasanna Madhava4379 AEMAward Date 26 Jan 1987Announced 26 Jan 1987
Details :

Air Vice Marshal Pothamsetti Prasanna Madhava, Aeronautical Engineering (Electronics), was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in October 1952. As a young Signals officer in a Transport Squadron in 1954, he improved the serviceability of the airborne electronics. On return from the U.K. where he was trained on Viscount aircraft, he was posted to Air Headquarter Communication Squadron and assigned the responsibility of setting up the complete servicing facilities for the airborne electronics of the Viscount fleet and five other types of aircraft operated by the squadron and for training of squadron personnel

The officer has held important appointments at the various Command Headquarters as Command Systems Officer, Command Signals Officer and Senior Maintenance Staff Officer.

Unit :
Reference : GoI19870126