|Service No & Branch||5074 F(P)|
|Date of Birth: -- --- --||Commissioned: 14 Jan 1956||Course: 67 Course|
|Service End:||Retired on 15 Jan 1979|
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|11 Jan 1967 - 13 Mar 1970||Sqn Ldr||No.109 Helicopter Unit||Chandigarh/ Jammu||Commanding Officer|
|23 Feb 1976 - 21 Aug 1978||Wg Cdr||No.118 Helicopter Unit||Commanding Officer|
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|Vayu Sena Medal|
|Sqn Ldr||Kevin Martin||5074 F(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1973|
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Squadron Leader Kevin Martin obtained his Flying Instructor's qualification in December, 1961. Since then he has served as a flying instructor and is curretly serving as the Assistant Chief Instructor at the Air Force Flying College. In his present appointment, he has flown a total of 1470 accident free instructional hours. The significance of this achievement lies in fact that an instructor must leave his pupil to handle controls as far as possible, so that lessons are properly learnt and skill is properly developed.
Throughout, Squadron Leader Kevin Martin displayed professioml skill and devotion to duty in the best traditions of the Indian Air Force.
|Unit : AFFC|
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 23rd March 1974 - No.34 - Pres/74 dated 26th January 1973|