Advance HQ, Central Air Command

Date Raised : 1971-07-07 Location : Lucknow
Air Force Liaison Cell was formed on 23 July 1963 at Lucknow for co-ordination with the Central Command of Indian Army. On 7 July 1971, this establishment was upgraded to Adv HQ, CAC and given control of 8 TAC. In May 1991, the establishment was again downgraded to an AFLC. The incumbent staff at Adv HQ, CAC moved to Pune to take over as Adv HQ, SWAC. Between Dec 2003 and April 2009, AFLC was vacant with the role being performed by AFS Memaura. On 22 Aug 2012, AFLC was again upgraded to Adv HQ, CAC and AFLC standalone stopped functioning
Unit previously existed as AFLC CAC

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
07 Jul 71 to 27 Jan 73Air Commodore Raj Kumar Bahadur Singh3180 GD(P)AOCLucknow
31 Jan 73 to 10 Jan 75Air Commodore Dyal Singh3489 GD(N)AOCLucknow
13 Jan 75 to 31 Mar 77Air Commodore Hardyal Singh Dhillon3237 GD(P)AOCLucknow
09 May 77 to 30 Nov 77Air Commodore Aubrey Leslie Michael3416 GD(P)AOCLucknow
09 Jan 78 to 04 Apr 79Air Commodore Prabhakar Shanker Dere3883 GD(P)AOCLucknow
05 Apr 79 to 30 Sep 80Air Commodore Jagdish Singh Wohra3943 GD(P)AOCLucknow
01 Oct 80 to 29 Dec 81Air Commodore Madhukar Keshav Joshi4399 GD(N)AOCLucknow
01 Jan 82 to 26 Jul 83Air Commodore William George Beddoe4686 GD(P)AOCLucknow
16 Aug 83 to 30 Aug 85Air Commodore Avenash Chandra Mehta4859 GD(N)AOCLucknow
31 Aug 85 to 16 Aug 88Air Commodore Amrit Mohan Mehta5051 GD(P)AOCLucknow
16 Aug 88 to 31 Aug 90Air Commodore Herbert Moel David5179 GD(P)AOCLucknow
01 Sep 90 to 31 May 91Air Commodore Manbir Singh6771 GD(P)AOCLucknow
Unknown to 12 May 13Group Captain Arvind Kumar Singh16820 F(P)AOCLucknow
13 May 13 to 26 Jun 14Air Vice Marshal Gurinder Pal Singh15417 F(P)AOCLucknow
27 Jun 14 to 31 Dec 15Air Vice Marshal Rajesh Isser16968 F(P)AOCLucknow
Unknown to Air Vice Marshal Richard John Duckworth17136 F(P)AOCLucknow
Unknown to Air Vice Marshal Arun Bhaskar Gupta18121 F(P)AOCLucknow
Unknown to 31 Mar 21Air Commodore Anurag Joshi18280 F(P)AOCLucknow

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