Advance HQ, Central Air Command


Date Raised : 1971-07-07 Location : Lucknow
Adv HQ CAC was formed on 7 July 1971 by upgrading the existing AFLC which had been functioning since 23 July 1963. In June 1991, the establishment was downgraded to AFLC and remained so till it was upgraded again on 22 Aug 2012. However between Dec 2003 and May 2009, no CO was posted to the unit. The role of the setup is to laison with the Central Command of Indian Army.

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
Unknown to 01 Dec 75Air Commodore Hardyal Singh Dhillon3237 F(P)AOCLucknow
Unknown to Air Commodore Prabhakar Shanker Dere3883 F(P)AOCLucknow
01 Sep 90 to 31 May 91Air Commodore Manbir Singh6771 F(P)AOCLucknow
Unknown to 12 May 13Group Captain Arvind Kumar Singh16820 F(P)AOCLucknow
13 May 13 to 26 Jun 14Air Vice Marshal Gurinder Pal Singh15417 F(P)AOCLucknow
27 Jun 14 to 31 Dec 15Air Vice Marshal Rajesh Isser16968 F(P)AOCLucknow
Unknown to Air Vice Marshal Arun Bhaskar Gupta18121 F(P)AOCLucknow

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