|Service No & Branch||4899 F(P)|
|Date of Birth: 02 Jan 1930||Commissioned: 16 Apr 1955||Course: 65 Course|
|Service End:||Retired on 02 Dec 1976 / Died on 11 Feb 2016|
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|01 Aug 1966 - 01 Oct 1966||Sqn Ldr||No.4 Squadron||Chandigarh||Commanding Officer|
|06 Nov 1966 - 29 Mar 1968||Sqn Ldr||No.47 Squadron||Hashimara||Commanding Officer|
|17 Jul 1972 - 21 May 1973||Wg Cdr||No.108 Squadron||Bareilly||Commanding Officer|
|01 Jun 1973 - 18 May 1975||Wg Cdr||No.222 Squadron||Halwara||Commanding Officer|
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|Vayu Sena Medal|
|Sqn Ldr||Onkar Singh Wadhawan||4899 F(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1973|
|Details :|| |
Squadron Leader Onkar Singh Wadhawan, in his seventeen years of commissioned service, has commanded two fighter squadrons and has served as Officer-in-Charge Flying of a fighter base. He has a total of 3799.45 hours of flying. His flying record has been accident free. As Flight Commander in an operational squadron, he has been responsible for conducting the conversion training of pilots onto advanced supersonic aircraft. His instructional flying ability on the aircraft is of an exceptional order. He has seldom worked less than 9 hours a day, driven by his keenness for perfection at work and faultless completion of his duties as a Flight Commander.
Squadron Leader Onkar Singh Wadhwan's exceptional professional ability and skill in the air, tremendous keenness for flying and remarkable thoroughness in all his work on the ground, are of special significance to the Air Force.
|Unit : 221 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 23rd March 1974 - No.34 - Pres/74 dated 26th January 1973|