No.151 Helicopter Unit Sarangs


Date Raised : 1987-01-01
151 HU was raised at Jodhpur on the Mi-17 around 1987. However, in 1992 it was numberplated. It formed in 2003 as the ALH Evaluation Flight to evaluate the ALH. The flight was re-designated as 151 HU and tasked to create the first helicopter display team in the IAF. The Units is named Sarang which in Sanskrit means Peakcock.

Commanding Officers


01 Jan 87 -
Wing Commander
Raghubir Singh Gill
12226 F(P)
CO
Jodhpur

01 Dec 90 -
Wing Commander
Surinder Singh Hanjra
13137 F(P)
CO
Jodhpur

30 Jun 05 -
Wing Commander
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CO
Yelahanka

18 Aug 08 -
Wing Commander
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CO
Yelahanka

Unknown -
Wing Commander
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CO
Sulur

Unknown -
Wing Commander
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99999
CO
Sulur

Unknown -
Wing Commander
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CO
Sulur

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