No.17 Squadron Golden Arrows

Motto : Udayam Ajasram
Date Raised : 1951-10-01

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
01 Oct 51 to 29 Jul 52Flight Lieutenant Doughlas Llewellyn Springett3017 GD(P)COAdampur
30 Jul 52 to 02 Dec 52Flight Lieutenant George Christadoss Vithuasiromony Nallayya2770 GD(P)COAdampur
03 Dec 52 to 30 Nov 54Flight Lieutenant Kottarathil Narayan Pillai Madhava Panicker3603 F(P)COAdampur
01 Dec 54 to 20 Aug 57Squadron Leader Lakshman Madhav Katre3117 F(P)COAmbala
21 Aug 57 to 21 Sep 58Squadron Leader Kanwar Singh2781 F(P)COAmbala
22 Sep 58 to 23 May 61Squadron Leader Jagdish Raj Bhasin3591 F(P)COPune
24 May 61 to 11 Oct 61Squadron Leader Malcolm Shirley Dundas Wollen3641 F(P)COPune
12 Oct 61 to 17 Sep 62Squadron Leader Rajkumar Jayvant Singh3886 GD(P)COPune
18 Sep 62 to 23 Jun 64Squadron Leader Pradyot Kumar Senapati2928 GD(P)COKalaikunda
24 Jun 64 to 02 Dec 65Wing Commander Charles Harold Ivan Carson3647 GD(P)COJorhat
17 Dec 65 to 23 Aug 66Wing Commander Amar Singh Mohan3661 F(P)COJorhat
24 Aug 66 to 12 Jan 69Wing Commander Gunakar Kamalkar Bakhle4204 F(P)COHashimara
13 Jan 69 to 02 Mar 72Wing Commander Narinder Chatrath3959 F(P)COHashimara
03 Mar 72 to 26 Apr 72Wing Commander Rhitendra Kishore Chanda4738 F(P)COHashimara
02 Jun 72 to 16 Jan 75Wing Commander Atindra Atul Bose4740 F(P)COAdampur
20 Jan 75 to 11 Apr 77Wing Commander Jasjit Singh5100 F(P)COHalwara
12 Mar 77 to 02 Dec 79Wing Commander Janak Kapur5585 F(P)COHalwara
03 Dec 79 to 17 Dec 80Wing Commander Apram Jeet Singh7403 F(P)COHalwara
18 Dec 80 to 04 Jan 83Wing Commander Vappale Ramchandran Nair7407 F(P)COBhatinda
05 Jan 83 to 31 Dec 84Wing Commander Suresh Premchand Malkani9429 F(P)COBhatinda
28 Jan 85 to 08 Oct 86Wing Commander Raghu Rajan8997 F(P)COBhatinda
09 Oct 86 to 27 Mar 88Wing Commander Vasant Vasudevan11587 F(P)COBhatinda
28 Mar 88 to 29 Mar 90Wing Commander Raj Kumar Kachru11850 F(P)COBhatinda
30 Mar 90 to 19 Apr 92Wing Commander Satish Kumar Gahlaut12764 F(P)COBhatinda
20 Apr 92 to 22 Aug 93Wing Commander Gopal Ranjit Mohan12926 F(P)COBhatinda
23 Aug 93 to 11 Jun 95Wing Commander Arun Kumar Singwall13578 F(P)COBhatinda
12 Jun 95 to 31 Mar 97Wing Commander Sanjay Dandapani14690 F(P)COBhatinda
01 Apr 97 to 15 Aug 99Wing Commander Birender Singh Dhanoa15405 F(P)COBhatinda
16 Aug 99 to 14 Oct 01Wing Commander Adrian Christopher Albuquerque16200 F(P)COBhatinda
15 Oct 01 to 27 Jul 03Wing Commander Ashwani Kumar Nabh16608 F(P)COBhatinda
28 Jul 03 to 27 Jun 05Wing Commander Alok Chaudhry18271 F(P)COBhatinda

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