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Air Vice Marshal Narayan Waman Tilak

Service No 4411 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 21 Apr 1931
Date Commissioned 17 Jan 1953 Course 59 Course
Service End Retired on 30 Apr 1987
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 17 Jan 1954Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1970Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1976Acting Air Cmde : 17 Apr 1978
Air Cmde : 01 Jul 1979Acting AVM : 02 Jan 1984AVM : 26 Jan 1984
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
30 Jan 1973 - 15 Sep 1973Wg Cdr19 WingBorjhar (Guwahati) Station Commander
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptNarayan Waman Tilak4411 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1976Announced 26 Jan 1976
Details :

Wing Commander (now Gp Capt) Tilak was posted to an important Air Force Establishment after successfully completing the Masters Degree in Technology from Princeton University, USA. Realising quite early in the career that in a modern Air Force the flying ability must be backed by sound technical knowledge, he completed B. Tech course successfully. He was offered a scholarship by the Princeton University USA for the Master's Degree Course in technology. This two years Master's degree course he completed in 15 months by virtue of his tenacity of purpose and unwavering determination.

Unit : ASTE
Reference : GoI19760126