Senior Officers of the IAF - 1986 by Appointment

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Appointment, UnitRank & NameDates
CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Chief Marshal Denis Anthony Lafontaine (3844 F(P))1985-07-03 to 1988-07-31
Cmde Cmdt, No.17 SquadronAir Chief Marshal Swaroop Krishna Kaul (4721 F(P))1985-07-20 to 1995-12-31
AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Krishnaswamy Subramanian (4213 F(N))1986-07-29 to 1988-01-27
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Jagdish Kumar Seth (4403 F(P))1986-02-10 to 1986-07-27
AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Marshal Ripu Daman Sahni (3867 F(P))1984-11-06 to 1986-05-31 - Retired
--------do---------AllahabadAir Marshal Johney William Greene (4093 F(P))1986-06-01 to 1987-03-31
AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Marshal Kapil Dev Chadha (3845 F(P))1984-11-05 to 1987-12-31
AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Marshal Madan Lal Sethi (4009 F(N))1986-01-01 to 1987-10-31
AOC-in-C, Southern Air CommandTrivandrumAir Marshal Terence Joseph Desa (3863 F(P))1984-06-18 to 1986-11-30 - Retired
--------do---------TrivandrumAir Marshal Rajagopal Sriramulu Naidu (4090 F(P))1986-12-01 to 1987-09-30
AOC-in-C, South Western Air CommandJodhpurAir Marshal Subramaniam Raghavendran (3840 F(P))1984-11-01 to 1986-01-06
--------do---------JodhpurAir Marshal Prem Pal Singh (3871 F(P))1986-01-08 to 1987-02-28
AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangaloreAir Marshal Vir Narain (4007 F(N))1985-03-01 to 1987-11-30
AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Marshal Man Mohan Singh (4023 F(P))1985-08-22 to 1988-07-31
AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Jagjit Singh Sandhawalia (3810 AE(M))1985-02-01 to 1986-05-31 - Retired
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Kuldip Singh Bhatia (4139 AE(L))1986-06-01 to 1987-10-31
AOP, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Nirmal Chandra Suri (4236 F(P))1985-09-20 to 1987-03-30
Cmde Cmdt, No.43 SquadronAir Marshal Kapil Dev Chadha (3845 F(P))1982-01-01 to 1990-08-08
Cmde Cmdt, No.6 SquadronAir Marshal Kanwar Iqbal Singh Chhabra (3831 F(N))1983-03-01 to 1988-10-07
Cmdt, National Defence CollegeDelhiAir Marshal Parduman Krishan Puri (4397 F(N))1986-07-01 to 1988-08-31
CoS, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Marshal Brijpal Singh Sikand (3947 F(P))1985-11-11 to 1986-10-31
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Partha Kumar Dey (4404 F(P))1986-11-03 to 1987-07-13
DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Johney William Greene (4093 F(P))1985-01-01 to 1986-05-31
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Surendra Kumar Mehra (4197 F(P))1986-06-01 to 1987-02-28
DG, Direcrorate General Civil AviationDelhiAir Marshal Chandra Kant Shantaram Raje (4038 F(P))1985-02-01 to 1986-05-21 - Retired
DG (Radar & Comm Project), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Gursharan Singh (4263 AE(M))1986-06-02 to 1988-07-06
DGMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Gyanendra Nath Kunzru (4167 MED)1986-10-01 to 1987-05-31
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Krishan Dass Kapur (18069 MED)1985-11-01 to 1986-09-30 - Retired
IG (Insp & Safety), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Pynummooltil Simon George (4240 F(P))1986-04-21 to 1987-05-31
PD (Radar & Comm Project), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Kuldip Singh Bhatia (4139 AE(L))1985-02-01 to 1986-05-31
SASO, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Marshal Johney William Greene (4093 F(P))1985-10-25 to 1986-05-13
--------do---------AllahabadAir Marshal Jagdish Kumar Seth (4403 F(P))1986-07-28 to 1987-11-20
SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Marshal Gandharva Sen (4429 F(P))1986-11-03 to 1987-12-20
SASO, Training CommandBangaloreAir Marshal Rajagopal Sriramulu Naidu (4090 F(P))1986-04-15 to 1986-11-30
--------do---------BangaloreAir Marshal Pattathil Venugopal (4431 F(P))1986-12-01 to 1989-06-30
SMSO, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Marshal Parameshwara Iyer Venkatachalam Iyer (4182 LGS)1985-05-01 to 1987-10-31
VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Subramaniam Raghavendran (3840 F(P))1986-01-08 to 1988-02-29
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Prem Pal Singh (3871 F(P))1984-11-06 to 1986-01-07
ACAS (Logistics), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Girish Krishna Lal Desai (4468 LGS)1985-05-01 to 1987-10-31
ACAS (Ops), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Surendra Kumar Mehra (4197 F(P))1983-09-01 to 1986-05-31
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Prithi Singh (4480 F(P))1985-08-01 to 1987-02-28
ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Narayan Waman Tilak (4411 F(P))1986-03-05 to 1987-04-30
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Har Krishan Oberai (4583 F(P))1984-11-28 to 1986-03-04
AOC, Jammu & KashmirUdhampurAir Vice Marshal Amia Kumar Sen (4717 F(P))1986-09-01 to 1986-12-31
AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombayAir Vice Marshal Manohar Madhav Takle (4116 F(N))1985-01-01 to 1987-04-30
CI (Air), Defence Services Staff CollegeWellingtonAir Vice Marshal Mohinder Singh Bawa (4494 F(P))1985-01-01 to 1987-01-01
Cmde Cmdt, No.23 SquadronAir Vice Marshal Subramaniam Raghavendran (3840 F(P))1982-08-18 to 1990-05-17
Cmdt, Air Force AcademyDundigalAir Vice Marshal Jagdish Kumar Seth (4403 F(P))1985-03-25 to 1986-02-07
--------do---------DundigalAir Vice Marshal Har Krishan Oberai (4583 F(P))1986-03-22 to 1987-12-30
Cmdt, Aircraft and Systems Testing EstablishmentBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Partha Kumar Dey (4404 F(P))1985-02-01 to 1986-07-01
Cmdt, College of Air WarfareSecunderabadAir Vice Marshal Inder Dev Bhalla (4571 F(P))1984-12-17 to 1986-07-31
--------do---------SecunderabadAir Vice Marshal Rajendra Kumar Dhawan (4736 F(P))1986-08-20 to 1988-02-14
Cmdt, Command Hospital, Air ForceBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Jagannathan Vasudevan (15857 MED)1986-04-01 to 1987-06-30
--------do---------BangaloreAir Vice Marshal Raj Kumar Bhandari (17101 MED)1985-04-29 to 1986-03-31
DG , Air Force Naval Housing BoardDelhiAir Vice Marshal Pattathil Venugopal (4431 F(P))1984-07-01 to 1986-03-30
Director (Accounts), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Surendra Nath Chaturvedi (5030 ACCTS)1984-06-01 to 1989-10-31
Director (Education), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Aryamurthy Abhaya Kumar (5153 EDN)1986-11-01 to 1989-12-31
Director (Fin Plan), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Chhotey Lal Gupta (5027 ACCTS)1984-05-01 to 1988-07-31
Director (Intelligence), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Gandharva Sen (4429 F(P))1985-09-01 to 1986-10-31
Director (Meteorology), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Rajendra Kumar Mathur (5759 MET)1986-01-06 to 1989-08-31
Director (PO), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Man Mohan Sinha (4408 F(P))1985-03-02 to 1986-07-31
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Swaroop Krishna Kaul (4721 F(P))1986-08-01 to 1988-04-03
Director (Training), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Suresh Chand (4585 F(P))1986-10-01 to 1988-01-17
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Dilip Shankar Jog (4608 F(P))1985-08-01 to 1986-09-30
Director (Works), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Krishnaswamy Subramanian (4213 F(N))1985-09-01 to 1986-07-28
SAASO, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Vice Marshal Arvind Dalaya (4025 F(P))1985-02-27 to 1986-07-31
--------do---------NagpurAir Vice Marshal Inder Dev Bhalla (4571 F(P))1986-08-01 to 1988-01-31
SASO, Southern Air CommandTrivandrumAir Vice Marshal Pattathil Venugopal (4431 F(P))1986-03-31 to 1986-12-31
--------do---------TrivandrumAir Vice Marshal Bernard Anthony Coelho (4488 F(P))1984-07-20 to 1986-02-28 - Retired
SASO, Training CommandBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Suresh Chand (4585 F(P))1985-09-01 to 1986-04-14
SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhiAir Vice Marshal Parduman Krishan Puri (4397 F(N))1984-01-02 to 1986-01-30
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Sukh Dev Mohan (4789 F(P))1986-07-14 to 1989-06-30
SMSO, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Vice Marshal Pothamsetti Prasanna Madhava (4379 AE(M))1984-07-02 to 1986-01-21
--------do---------AllahabadAir Vice Marshal Raj Kumar Nehra (4518 AE(M))1986-01-22 to 1988-01-10
SMSO, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Shashikumar Samuel Ramdas (4930 AE(M))1986-01-01 to 1989-05-08
SOA, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Vice Marshal Manish Kumar Rudra (4358 F(P))1984-11-26 to 1987-02-15
SOA, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Vice Marshal Purushottam Laxmikant Purohit (4581 F(P))1985-01-01 to 1986-08-17
--------do---------ShillongAir Vice Marshal Sudarshan Lal Dutta (4764 F(N))1986-08-18 to 1988-10-31
SOA, Training CommandBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Didar Singh Sabhikhi (4393 F(N))1985-09-01 to 1988-02-28
SOA, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Debabrata Choudhury (4759 ADM)1986-05-01 to 1988-10-31

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