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Air Commodore Poovala Govindarajulu Srivatsalu

Service No 5383 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 14 May 1935
Date Commissioned 29 May 1957 Course 72 Course
Service End Retired on 31 May 1989
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 17 Apr 1978Acting Gp Capt : 05 Jan 1981Gp Capt : 08 Jul 1981Air Cmde : 07 Oct 1985
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Jan 1981 - 01 Jan 1984Gp CaptAircrew Examination BoardHindon Commanding Officer
29 Jan 1984 - 16 Dec 1984Gp CaptTransport Training WingBangalore Commandant
17 Dec 1984 - 08 Feb 1986Air CmdeAFS YelahankaBengaluru Air Officer Commanding
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrPoovala Govindarajulu Srivatsalu5383 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1971
Details :

Squadron Leader Poovala Govindarajulu Srivatsalu has flown over 5,200 hours on transport aircraft, which include over 800 hours of operational flying. He is also a flying instructor and has over 2,000 hours of instructional flying to his credit. He holds Transport Category 'A' and a Master Green instrument rating. His entire flying career has been accident­free. He has ensured high standards of training amongst his aircrew.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Poovala Govindarajulu Srivatsalu displayed professional skill and leadership.

Unit : NSS
Reference : Gazette of India dated 4th September 1971 - No.53 - Pres/71 dated 26th January 1971