Chief Instructor (Flying) Appointments at Air Force Academy

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
12 Dec 70 to 07 Nov 73Group Captain Denis Anthony Lafontaine3844 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
12 Dec 73 to 20 Jul 75Group Captain Terence Joseph Desa3863 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
21 Jul 75 to 29 Dec 76Group Captain Prakash Dev Dogra4250 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
30 Dec 76 to 25 Mar 79Group Captain Bernard Anthony Coelho4488 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
12 Apr 79 to 20 Oct 80Group Captain Tehmurasp Ratanshaw Patel5192 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
21 Oct 80 to 13 Sep 82Group Captain Krishen Kumar Bakshi5012 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
29 Sep 82 to 14 Dec 84Wing Commander Chandrakant Nijanand Bal7401 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
15 Dec 84 to 17 Nov 85Group Captain Manjit Singh Sekhon6756 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
18 Nov 85 to 03 Mar 87Group Captain Vinod Kumar Malhotra7395 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
16 Mar 87 to 10 Oct 89Group Captain Praveen Badhwar7658 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
26 Dec 89 to 30 Apr 93Group Captain Jaspal Singh Gujral11300 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
01 May 93 to 30 Jun 95Group Captain Gurcharan Singh Bhogal12504 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
01 Jul 95 to 06 Sep 96Group Captain Ranjit Singh Tathgur11877 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
16 Sep 96 to 21 Dec 97Group Captain Kanwar Dalinderjit Singh12403 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
22 Dec 97 to 14 Apr 98Group Captain Thypparampil Joseph Joseph14293 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
13 Apr 98 to 31 May 00Group Captain Atul Saikia13585 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
01 Jun 00 to 14 Jul 02Group Captain Davender Singh Jain15016 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
15 Jul 02 to 09 Jun 04Group Captain Avtar Singh15706 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
01 Jul 04 to 19 Nov 06Group Captain Chetan Bali15708 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
20 Nov 06 to 03 Feb 08Group Captain Gurcharan Singh Bedi17448 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
11 Feb 08 to 06 Apr 08Wing Commander Ravi Gopal Krishana Kapoor18253 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
07 Apr 08 to 27 Jun 09Group Captain Ravi Gopal Krishana Kapoor18253 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
19 Sep 11 to 01 Jul 12Air Commodore Mohan Kumar Rao17343 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
09 Jul 12 to 31 Mar 13Group Captain Nagesh Kapoor18557 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal
01 Apr 13 to 31 Dec 14Air Commodore Nagesh Kapoor18557 F(P)CI (Flying)Dundigal

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