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Wing Commander Virendra Kumar Chawla

Service No & Branch 7408 F(P) Stream :Fighters
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 22 Jun 1963 Course: 84 Course Entry Mode : NDA
Service End: Retired on 28 Feb 1993 Superannuated Flying Hours : 2540 Nick Name : Vindi/ Chow
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 06 Aug 1981
Training and Other Courses Attended
22 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 196234 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 25 Nov 19786 FCL (Sqn Ldr) - 28 Feb 1976
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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
31 Jul 1962 - 23 Feb 1963Flt CdtAir Force Flying CollegeJodhpur Flt Cdt
10 Mar 1963 - 22 Jun 1963Flt CdtJet Training WingHakimpet Flt Cdt
27 Jun 1963 - 24 Apr 1964Plt OffrNo.45 Squadron Squadron Pilot
08 Dec 1964 - 07 Aug 1966Fg OffrNo.1 Squadron Squadron Pilot
12 Apr 1968 - 30 Aug 1968Fg OffrUSSR Su-7 Conversion
01 Sep 1968 - 12 Mar 1970Fg OffrNo.221 Squadron Squadron Pilot
13 Mar 1970 - 18 Jun 1970Flt LtUSSR Su-7 Instructor
19 Jun 1970 - 01 Apr 1973Flt LtNo.221 Squadron Squadron Pilot
02 Apr 1973 - 26 May 1974Sqn LdrC&R Flight DettBakshi-Ka-Talab Commanding Officer
27 May 1974 - 15 Sep 1976Sqn LdrNo.32 Squadron Flight Commander
01 Nov 1978 - 20 Jun 1979Wg CdrCollege of Air WarfareSecunderabad Directing Staff
01 Jun 1979 - 01 Aug 1981Wg CdrIraq AFIraq Flying Instructor
16 Aug 1981 - 21 Feb 1982Wg CdrNo.221 SquadronHalwara Commanding Officer
01 Mar 1982 - 31 Dec 1982Wg Cdr34 WingBhaisana (Bhatinda) Chief Operations Officer
27 Dec 1982 - 01 Dec 1984Wg CdrNo.7 SquadronChandigarh Commanding Officer
01 Feb 1985 - 17 Feb 1985Wg CdrNo.51 SquadronSrinagar Commanding Officer
01 Mar 1985 - 31 Mar 1987Wg Cdr12 WingChandigarh OiC Simulator
01 Jun 1987 - 01 Apr 1994Wg CdrWestern Air CommandDelhi Ops 1G
01 Feb 1996 - 30 Jun 2000Wg CdrWestern Air CommandDelhi Ops 1D
 
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