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Air Marshal Dushyant Singh

Service No 5048 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 20 Jan 1937
Date Commissioned 14 Jan 1956 Course 67 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Jan 1995
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Acting Gp Capt : 20 Jun 1977Gp Capt : 29 Aug 1979Acting Air Cmde : 28 Sep 1983Air Cmde : 14 Aug 1984
AVM : 01 Mar 1988Air Marshal : 25 Apr 1991C-in-C : 01 May 1992
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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 Dec 1976 - 01 Jun 1977Wg CdrNo.106 SquadronAgra CO
16 Aug 1983 - 01 Jan 1985Air Cmde33 WingJamnagar AOC
- AVMJammu and KashmirUdhampur AOC
- AVMCentral Air CommandAllahabad SASO
03 Jul 1989 - 08 Mar 1991AVMCollege of Air WarfareSecunderabad Cmdt
- Air MshlCentral Air CommandAllahabad SASO
01 May 1992 - 31 Jan 1995Air MshlEastern Air CommandShillong AOC-in-C
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 3
Vishist Seva Medal
Sqn LdrDushyant Singh5048 GD(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1971Announced 26 Jan 1971
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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Reference : Gazette of India : No.28 - Pres/71 dated 26th January 1971
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrDushyant Singh5048 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1974
Details :

Squadron Leader Dushyant Singh was posted to an operational unit on 1st May, 1972. On the 27th June, 1972, he was appointed Project Co-ordinator of Exercise Storm Exchange, which involved carrying out weather reconnaissance in Indian SubContinent in the Royal Air Force Canberra PR 719 on loan to India. In record time he organised personnel attached from various units into a homogenous team and carried out independent operations from a number of airfields without a set pattern of spare parts backing. In this unknown field of weather research he was able to successfully complete all the assigned sorties in collaboration with civilian Scientists, against unpredictable weather conditions, unserviceabiliy of the aircraft involving one engine change and one inspection and he achieved a task output of 165 hours on a single aircraft in less than three months. He has flown over 2891 accident free hours on Canberra aircraft.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Dushyant Singh displayed courage, professional skill and devotion to duty in the best traditions of the Air Force.

Unit : 106 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 6th July 1974 - No.85 - Pres/74 dated 26th January 1974
Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalDushyant Singh5048 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1993Announced 26 Jan 1993
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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