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Air Commodore Rajeshwar Kumar Bhalla

Service No & Branch 5191 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- -- Commissioned: 25 Aug 1956 Course: 69 Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Apr 1989 Nick Name : Timki
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 25 Aug 1961Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1977Acting Gp Capt : 27 Oct 1980Gp Capt : 02 Feb 1981
Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1987
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Sqn Ldr

Air Cmde
Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
01 Jan 1971 - 01 Jan 1972Sqn LdrFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Flying Instructor
10 Nov 1975 - 12 Nov 1977Wg CdrNo.31 SquadronJodhpur Commanding Officer
- 01 Dec 1987Air Cmde3 WingPalam (Delhi) Air Officer Commanding
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrRajeshwar Kumar Bhalla5191 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1974
Details :

Squadron Leader Rajeshwar Kumar Bhalla has been serving with the Flying Instructors' School, since, January, 1971. After graduating as a 'Flying Instructor' in 1964, he has been carrying out instructional flying in various capacities and out of his accident­free total of 4636 hours, 2533 hours have been instructional flying. He has taken a keen interest in all the activities of the unit. He officiated as a Flight Commander and utilized his training experience effectively and with diligence, systematic approach and planning completed the courses well in time. He has carried out extensive flying and devised new techniques of flying training.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Rajeshwar Kumar Bhalla displayed professional skill and devotion to duty in the best traditions of the Air Force.

Unit : FIS
Reference : Gazette of India dated 6th July 1974 - No.85 - Pres/74 dated 26th January 1974
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