1 Karnataka Air Sqn NCC

Date Raised : 1954-06-01 Location : Bengaluru
1 KAR Air Sqn NCC was raised as 9 (Mysore) Air Sqn NCC at Bangalore on 1 June 1954. On the creation of the Directorate, the unit was renamed as 1 MYSORE Air Sqn NCC sometime in 1962. Later the unit was re-designated as 1 Karnataka Air Sqn NCC in 1973 and is operating today at Jakkur Airfield. This Squadron acquired Ardhra gliders in 1984. Chicknox Microlight aircraft was added to the squadron's fleet in 1997, the X-Air Microlight came in 1998 and Zen-Air Microlite was inducted in 2001. Today, the squadron has four Zen Air Microlights and reports to Bangalore B Group.

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
Unknown to 01 Dec 63Squadron Leader Sohan Lal Tandon4334 GD(P)COBangalore
Unknown to 01 Dec 04Wing Commander Anup Kumar Prabhakaran16808 F(P)COBangalore

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