No.17 Squadron Golden Arrows

Motto : Udayam Ajasram
Date Raised : 1951-10-01

Commanding Officers


01 Oct 51 - 29 Jul 52
Flight Lieutenant
Doughlas Llewellyn Springett
3017 GD(P)
CO
Adampur

30 Jul 52 - 02 Dec 52
Flight Lieutenant
George Christadoss Vithuasiromony Nallayya
2770 GD(P)
CO
Adampur

03 Dec 52 - 30 Nov 54
Flight Lieutenant
Kottarathil Narayan Pillai Madhava Panicker
3603 F(P)
CO
Adampur

01 Dec 54 - 20 Aug 57
Squadron Leader
Lakshman Madhav Katre
3117 F(P)
CO
Ambala

21 Aug 57 - 21 Sep 58
Squadron Leader
Kanwar Singh
2781 F(P)
CO
Ambala

22 Sep 58 - 23 May 61
Squadron Leader
Jagdish Raj Bhasin
3591 F(P)
CO
Pune

24 May 61 - 11 Oct 61
Squadron Leader
Malcolm Shirley Dundas Wollen
3641 F(P)
CO
Pune

12 Oct 61 - 17 Sep 62
Squadron Leader
Rajkumar Jayvant Singh
3886 GD(P)
CO
Pune

18 Sep 62 - 23 Jun 64
Squadron Leader
Pradyot Kumar Senapati
2928 GD(P)
CO
Kalaikunda

24 Jun 64 - 02 Dec 65
Wing Commander
Charles Harold Ivan Carson
3647 GD(P)
CO
Jorhat

17 Dec 65 - 23 Aug 66
Wing Commander
Amar Singh Mohan
3661 F(P)
CO
Jorhat

24 Aug 66 - 12 Jan 69
Wing Commander
Gunakar Kamalkar Bakhle
4204 F(P)
CO
Hashimara

13 Jan 69 - 02 Mar 72
Wing Commander
Narinder Chatrath
3959 F(P)
CO
Hashimara

03 Mar 72 - 26 Apr 72
Wing Commander
Rhitendra Kishore Chanda
4738 F(P)
CO
Hashimara

02 Jun 72 - 16 Jan 75
Wing Commander
Atindra Atul Bose
4740 F(P)
CO
Adampur

20 Jan 75 - 11 Apr 77
Wing Commander
Jasjit Singh
5100 F(P)
CO
Halwara

12 Mar 77 - 02 Dec 79
Wing Commander
Janak Kapur
5585 F(P)
CO
Halwara

03 Dec 79 - 17 Dec 80
Wing Commander
Apram Jeet Singh
7403 F(P)
CO
Halwara

18 Dec 80 - 04 Jan 83
Wing Commander
Vappale Ramchandran Nair
7407 F(P)
CO
Bhatinda

05 Jan 83 - 31 Dec 84
Wing Commander
Suresh Premchand Malkani
9429 F(P)
CO
Bhatinda

28 Jan 85 - 08 Oct 86
Wing Commander
Raghu Rajan
8997 F(P)
CO
Bhatinda

09 Oct 86 - 27 Mar 88
Wing Commander
Vasant Vasudevan
11587 F(P)
CO
Bhatinda

28 Mar 88 - 29 Mar 90
Wing Commander
Raj Kumar Kachru
11850 F(P)
CO
Bhatinda

30 Mar 90 - 19 Apr 92
Wing Commander
Satish Kumar Gahlaut
12764 F(P)
CO
Bhatinda

20 Apr 92 - 22 Aug 93
Wing Commander
Gopal Ranjit Mohan
12926 F(P)
CO
Bhatinda

23 Aug 93 - 11 Jun 95
Wing Commander
Arun Kumar Singwall
13578 F(P)
CO
Bhatinda

12 Jun 95 - 31 Mar 97
Wing Commander
Sanjay Dandapani
14690 F(P)
CO
Bhatinda

01 Apr 97 - 15 Aug 99
Wing Commander
Birender Singh Dhanoa
15405 F(P)
CO
Bhatinda

16 Aug 99 - 14 Oct 01
Wing Commander
Adrian Christopher Albuquerque
16200 F(P)
CO
Bhatinda

15 Oct 01 - 27 Jul 03
Wing Commander
Ashwani Kumar Nabh
16608 F(P)
CO
Bhatinda

28 Jul 03 - 27 Jun 05
Wing Commander
Alok Chaudhry
18271 F(P)
CO
Bhatinda

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