HQ Training Command Communication Flight


Date Raised : 1950-01-26 Location : Yelahanka
The Units took birth in the RAF in 1942. Initially the Units was known as 225 Group Communication Flight, RAF and was located at RAF Stn Yelahanka. In May 1946, the flight moved to HAL airfield ""at Bangalore and was subsequently disbanded. In June 1946, a new Units was formed as No. 2 (Indian) Group Communication Flight. The name was changed on 15 August 1947 to No. 2 (Trg) Group Flight, RIAF. The present name of the Units was given on 26 January 1950. In June 1964, the Units moved back to Yelahanka from Bangalore and has remained there ever since. The Units has been equipped with a variety of aircraft ranging from Havard, Devon, Dakota, Vampire and the present Avro. The Units undertakes VVIP/ VIP communication duties for service and civilian dignitaries. Additionally, the Units has carried out movement of personnel between various theatres of operations.
Unit previously existed as 2 Trg Grp Flt

Commanding Officers


Unknown - 01 Dec 57
Flight Lieutenant
Jyoti Prosad Gupta
4333 F(P)
OIC
Bangalore

Unknown -
Squadron Leader
Shrinivas Prahlad Desai
5005 GD(P)
OIC
Bangalore

Unknown -
Squadron Leader
Vannia Dorasamy Natarajan
6754 ADM
OIC
Bangalore

Unknown -
Squadron Leader
J P Singh

OIC
Bangalore

Unknown -
Squadron Leader
Peraplamootil John Abraham
8184 F(P)
OIC
Bangalore

03 Jul 72 - 31 Jan 74
Squadron Leader
KS Dillon

CO
Bangalore

04 Oct 74 - 30 Jan 76
Squadron Leader
Chandrasekharan Ramachandran
5592 F(P)
CO
Bangalore

12 Jul 76 - 24 Sep 79
Squadron Leader
Janak Raj Sharma
5881 F(P)
CO
Bangalore

07 Jan 80 - 26 Oct 80
Squadron Leader
Anthony Paul Feegrado
9566 F(P)
CO
Bangalore

27 Oct 80 - 21 Feb 82
Wing Commander
Yoginder Prakash
8168 F(P)
CO
Bangalore

22 Feb 82 - 23 Oct 83
Wing Commander
Ashwini Kumar Sawhney
8429 F(P)
CO
Bangalore

24 Oct 83 - 31 Dec 84
Wing Commander
Shashikant Anandnath Koppikar
10433 F(P)
CO
Bangalore

11 Mar 85 - 23 Apr 85
Wing Commander
Anand Sarup Bhardwaj
10489 F(P)
CO
Bangalore

17 Jun 85 - 03 May 87
Wing Commander
HS Sekhon

CO
Bangalore

04 May 87 - 22 Apr 90
Wing Commander
Bijoy Kumar Prusty
11332 F(P)
CO
Bangalore

23 Apr 90 - 11 Nov 90
Wing Commander
Udiyanda Muthanna Kushalapa
10177 F(P)
CO
Bangalore

24 Dec 90 - 15 Aug 93
Wing Commander
Raman Mahaveera
12776 F(P)
CO
Bangalore

16 Aug 93 - 21 Oct 97
Wing Commander
Shamsher Jang Bahadur
14570 F(P)
CO
Bangalore

17 May 99 - 07 May 01
Wing Commander
Sunil Prabhakar Salpekar
16203 F(P)
CO
Bangalore

08 May 01 - 23 Feb 03
Wing Commander
Kulkarni Raghavendra
17161 F(P)
CO
Bangalore

24 Feb 03 - 14 Apr 05
Wing Commander
Shankar Krishnamurthy
17707 F(P)
CO
Bangalore

09 Jul 07 - 16 Nov 08
Wing Commander
P R Jayachandran
19536 F(P)
CO
Bangalore

19 Jul 10 - 15 May 11
Wing Commander
AK Singh

CO
Bangalore

16 May 11 - 28 Apr 13
Wing Commander
AK Yadav

CO
Bangalore

29 Apr 13 - 23 Aug 15
Wing Commander
M V L Nageshwara Rao
24187 F(P)
CO
Bangalore

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