No.131 FAC Flight Airborne Pointers
Motto : Savage and Powerful Date Raised : 1974-08-02 Location : Hindon
131 FAC Flight, one of the firsts of its kind, in terms of role, was established in 1974 at Pathankot. The first Commanding Officer was then Sqn Ldr MS Sekhon Vr C, SC, VM. The Units was established on the Bell-47G-3 and moved to udhampur in Sep 75. The first SAR mission flown by the Units was on 5 jan 75 on Z1085. The Units crest depicting a frontal view of a Cheetah has the Units's name that of Air Borne Pointers inscribed in a semi-circle. The Units's motto that of 'Savage and Powerful' is related to the Units's all important role that of a FAC. By its accurate guidance to fighter aircraft on to the tgt, it assists in the destruction of enemy's Vas and VPs.
|6756 F(P)COPathankot/ Udhampur||8418 F(P)COUdhampur|| || ||10512 F(P)COUdhampur|
|5591 F(P)COUdhampur|| ||11288 F(P)COUdhampur/ Leh||10512 F(P)COHalwara|| |
|14108 F(P)COHalwara||15434 F(P)COHalwara/ Hindon|| || ||17355 F(P)COHindon|
|17722 F(P)COHindon|| ||23193 F(P)COHindon||23193 F(P)COHindon|