28 Wing


Date Raised : 1965-06-01 Location : Hindon (Ghaziabad)
The Marshal of the Air Force, the then CAS Air Marshal Arjan Singh DFC, inaugurated the Station on 01 Apr 1965. Flying operations commenced at this base on 01 Jun 65, with the induction of 104 Helicopter Unit and the Aircrew Examining Board. Of all the units which have been based at 28 Wing, only Aircrew Examining Board has enjoyed the distinction of having an uninterrupted tenure of over 37 years at this base.

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
01 Jun 65 to 01 Jan 67Group Captain Trilochan Singh Brar2884 F(P)Stn CdrHindan (Ghaziabad)
07 Feb 67 to 10 Aug 69Group Captain Krishna Mohan Ram3101 F(P)Stn CdrHindan (Ghaziabad)
11 Aug 69 to 30 Jun 70Group Captain Hemant Ramkrishna Chitnis2964 F(P)Stn CdrHindan (Ghaziabad)
28 Jul 70 to 27 Nov 73Group Captain Terence Joseph Desa3863 F(P)Stn CdrHindan (Ghaziabad)
28 Nov 73 to 08 Aug 74Group Captain Ripu Daman Sahni3867 F(P)Stn CdrHindan (Ghaziabad)
10 Aug 74 to 04 Jan 76Group Captain Nirmal Chandra Suri4236 F(P)Stn CdrHindan (Ghaziabad)
21 Feb 76 to 14 May 76Group Captain Brijpal Singh Sikand3947 F(P)Stn CdrHindan (Ghaziabad)
15 May 76 to 16 Jan 81Air Commodore Brijpal Singh Sikand3947 F(P)AOCHindan (Ghaziabad)
17 Jan 81 to 05 Jan 82Air Commodore Karan Yadav4200 F(P)AOCHindan (Ghaziabad)
06 Jan 82 to 25 Mar 84Air Commodore Bhupendra Kumar Bishnoi4594 F(P)AOCHindan (Ghaziabad)
09 Apr 86 to 24 Aug 86Air Commodore Eric Lionel Allen4582 F(P)AOCHindan (Ghaziabad)
25 Aug 86 to 04 Sep 88Air Commodore Ramesh Shridhar Hardas5308 F(P)AOCHindan (Ghaziabad)
11 Nov 88 to 02 Jan 91Air Commodore Sharadkumar Ramakrishna Deshpande5694 F(P)AOCHindan (Ghaziabad)
03 Jan 91 to 24 Dec 92Air Commodore Ravish Malhotra7673 F(P)AOCHindan (Ghaziabad)
24 Dec 92 to 02 Apr 95Air Commodore Devinder Singh Sant8157 F(P)AOCHindan (Ghaziabad)
03 Apr 95 to 30 Sep 97Air Commodore Chandra Nath Ghosh10124 F(P)AOCHindan (Ghaziabad)
01 Oct 97 to 16 Apr 00Air Commodore Allandur Sulochanan Gurunathan10443 F(P)AOCHindan (Ghaziabad)
17 Apr 00 to 03 Dec 00Air Commodore Anup Kumar Shyam12065 F(P)AOCHindan (Ghaziabad)
04 Dec 00 to 31 Oct 02Air Commodore Mahadeva Ramakrishna12027 F(P)AOCHindan (Ghaziabad)
11 Nov 02 to 02 Feb 04Air Commodore Kesava Kurup Vijay Kumar13396 F(P)AOCHindan (Ghaziabad)
03 Feb 04 to 02 Jan 05Air Commodore Dilip Dinkar Mandpe13937 F(P)AOCHindan (Ghaziabad)
03 Jan 05 to 04 Jan 07Air Commodore Mohinder Pal Singh Gill13604 F(P)AOCHindan (Ghaziabad)
05 Jan 07 to 13 Jul 08Air Commodore Penumorthy Ramu14102 F(P)AOCHindan (Ghaziabad)
14 Jul 08 to 10 Jan 10Air Commodore Arjun Subramaniam16592 F(P)AOCHindan (Ghaziabad)
11 Jan 10 to 23 Aug 11Air Commodore Thazhathupulikunnel Devasia Joseph16964 F(P)AOCHindan (Ghaziabad)
23 Aug 11 to 08 Apr 13Air Commodore Anil Sabharwal18553 F(P)AOCHindan (Ghaziabad)
08 Apr 13 to 13 Dec 15Air Commodore Shiv Ratan Singh18083 F(P)AOCHindan (Ghaziabad)
14 Dec 15 to 03 Dec 17Air Commodore Nagesh Kapoor18557 F(P)AOCHindan (Ghaziabad)

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