Date Raised : 1967-01-25 Disbanded : 1971-07-14 Location : Pune
HQ MAO was formed as Air Force Element in Mumbai in 1957 for joint operations with Army. In 1967 it was moved to Pune and renamed as HQ Western India and further renamed to Maritime Air Operations (MAO) in July 1971 and moved to Mumbai.
|Dates||Rank & Name||Number||Remarks||Location||Photo|
|25 Jan 67 to 28 Mar 68||Air Vice Marshal Hrushikesh Moolgavkar||1644 F(P)||AOC||Pune|
|10 Apr 68 to 29 Aug 69||Air Vice Marshal Victor Srihari||1624 GD(O)||AOC||Pune|
|24 Sep 69 to 14 Jul 71||Air Vice Marshal Anand Ramdas Pandit||1707 F(P)||AOC||Pune|