Ati Vishist Seva Medal Awardee List for the year 1961

A total of 1 Awards are listed.
Ati Vishist Seva Medal : 1 |
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Sqn Ldr Chandan Singh 3460 GD(P)Unit : No.43 Squadron  Award Date 26 Jan 61 Announced 26 Jan 61
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Sqn Ldr Chandan Singh was seconded from the Rajasthan State Forces to the Indian Air Force in the General Duties Branch with the rank of Flying Officer in 1946. He qualified as a service pilot in 1949. He was promoted Squadron Leader in 1957. he has devised new techniques for training young pilots in high altitude flying, and has been responsible for the selection of routes which have added to the safety of flights over hazardous mountains. He is one of our outstanding transport pilots.

Reference: Gazette of India Notification Dated : 26 Jan 1961 Number: 

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