HQ Training Command Communication Flight


Date Raised : 1950-01-26 Location : Yelahanka
The unit took birth in the RAF in 1942. Initially the unit was known as 225 Group Communication Flight, RAF and was located at RAF Stn Yelahanka. In May 1946, the flight moved to HAL airfield ""at Bangalore and was subsequently disbanded. In June 1946, a new unit was formed as No. 2 (Indian) Group Communication Flight. The name was changed on 15 August 1947 to No. 2 (Trg) Group Flight, RIAF. The present name of the unit was given on 26 January 1950. In June 1964, the unit moved back to Yelahanka from Bangalore and has remained there ever since. The unit has been equipped with a variety of aircraft ranging from Havard, Devon, Dakota, Vampire and the present Avro. The unit undertakes VVIP/ VIP communication duties for service and civilian dignitaries. Additionally, the unit has carried out movement of personnel between various theatres of operations.
Unit previously existed as 2 Trg Grp Flt

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
Unknown to Squadron Leader Shrinivas Prahlad Desai5005 GD(P)OICBangalore
Unknown to Squadron Leader Vannia Dorasamy Natarajan6754 ADMOICBangalore
Unknown to Squadron Leader J P SinghOICBangalore
Unknown to Squadron Leader Peraplamootil John Abraham8184 F(P)OICBangalore
03 Jul 72 to 31 Jan 74Squadron Leader KS DillonCOBangalore
04 Oct 74 to 30 Jan 76Squadron Leader Chandrasekharan Ramachandran5592 F(P)COBangalore
12 Jul 76 to 24 Sep 79Squadron Leader Janak Raj Sharma5881 F(P)COBangalore
07 Jan 80 to 26 Oct 80Squadron Leader Anthony Paul Feegrado9566 F(P)COBangalore
27 Oct 80 to 21 Feb 82Wing Commander Yoginder Prakash8168 F(P)COBangalore
22 Feb 82 to 23 Oct 83Wing Commander Ashwini Kumar Sawhney8429 F(P)COBangalore
24 Oct 83 to 31 Dec 84Wing Commander Shashikant Anandnath Koppikar10433 F(P)COBangalore
11 Mar 85 to 23 Apr 85Wing Commander Anand Sarup Bhardwaj10489 F(P)COBangalore
17 Jun 85 to 03 May 87Wing Commander HS SekhonCOBangalore
04 May 87 to 22 Apr 90Wing Commander Bijoy Kumar Prusty11332 F(P)COBangalore
23 Apr 90 to 11 Nov 90Wing Commander Udiyanda Muthanna Kushalapa10177 F(P)COBangalore
24 Dec 90 to 15 Aug 93Wing Commander Raman Mahaveera12776 F(P)COBangalore
16 Aug 93 to 21 Oct 97Wing Commander Shamsher Jang Bahadur14570 F(P)COBangalore
17 May 99 to 07 May 01Wing Commander Sunil Prabhakar Salpekar16203 F(P)COBangalore
08 May 01 to 23 Feb 03Wing Commander Kulkarni Raghavendra17161 F(P)COBangalore
24 Feb 03 to 14 Apr 05Wing Commander Shankar Krishnamurthy17707 F(P)COBangalore
09 Jul 07 to 16 Nov 08Wing Commander P R Jayachandran19536 F(P)COBangalore
19 Jul 10 to 15 May 11Wing Commander AK SinghCOBangalore
16 May 11 to 28 Apr 13Wing Commander AK YadavCOBangalore
29 Apr 13 to 23 Aug 15Wing Commander M V L Nageshwara Rao24187 F(P)COBangalore

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