No.1 Air Force Academy


Date Raised : 1949-08-12 Disbanded : 1955-07-31 Location : Ambala
Unit previously existed as AFS(I)

Commanding Officers


12 Aug 49 - 06 Mar 50
Group Captain
Erlic Wilmot Pinto
1593 GD(P)
CO
Ambala

07 Mar 50 - 20 Jul 51
Group Captain
Kundan Lal Sondhi
1566 GD(P)
CO
Ambala

21 Jul 51 - 01 Sep 51
Group Captain
Ranjan Dutt
1594 GD(P)
CO
Ambala

01 Sep 51 - 08 Oct 54
Group Captain
Ranjan Dutt
1594 GD(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

09 Oct 54 - 31 Jul 55
Group Captain
Ramchander Atmaram
1583 GD(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad
Unit continued existence as 1 AFC

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