No.50 Squadron Adwitiya

Motto : Aham Sarvatra Sarvagya
Date Raised : 2008-10-01 Location : Agra
Originally raised as an Auxillary Air Force Squadron, this number was later used for a Missile Squadron and finally for a AWACS. The first AWACS sqn was raised in 2008 but the aircraft arrived in India on 25 May 2009.

Aircraft Types operated over the years:

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
02 Mar 09 to 17 Apr 11Group Captain Balakrishnan Saju18300 F(P)COAgra
17 Apr 11 to 05 May 13Group Captain Palaparthy Venkat Shivanand19901 F(P)COAgra
06 May 13 to 14 Jun 15Group Captain Prasant Sarad Wadodkar20741 F(P)COAgra
15 Jun 15 to 10 Jul 16Group Captain K Jaskaran Vir Singh Varaich20109 F(P)COAgra

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