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Wing Commander Edulker Balachand

Service No & Branch 10477 F(P) Stream :Helicopters (Trf from Fighters)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 29 Oct 1966 Course: 96 Course Entry Mode : Direct
Service End: Retired on 30 Nov 1993
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : Su-7
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 30 Aug 1985
Badges Qualified
 
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Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
06 Dec 1964 - 01 Mar 1965Flt Cdt5 Elementary Flying Training UnitNagpur Flt Cdt
07 May 1965 - 10 Oct 1965Flt CdtPilot Training EstablishmentAllahabad Flt Cdt
29 Oct 1965 - 28 Feb 1966Flt CdtAir Force Flying CollegeJodhpur Flt Cdt
15 Apr 1966 - 29 Oct 1966Flt CdtNo 1. Jet Training WingHakimpet Flt Cdt
07 Dec 1966 - 30 Mar 1967Plt OffrNo.220 SquadronPune Squadron Pilot
01 Oct 1967 - 01 May 1968Fg OffrOperational Training UnitJamnagar Trainee
01 Aug 1968 - 01 Apr 1970Fg OffrNo.37 SquadronHasimara Squadron Pilot
01 May 1970 - 22 Jul 1970Fg OffrNo.221 SquadronBareilly Squadron Pilot
23 Jul 1970 - 30 Jun 1973Flt LtNo.108 SquadronBareilly Squadron Pilot
04 Jul 1973 - 21 Oct 1974Flt LtNo.26 SquadronAmbala Squadron Pilot
24 Oct 1974 - 29 Jan 1975Flt LtC&R School Radar Controller Course
30 Jan 1975 - 20 May 1977Flt Lt455 Mobile Observation FlightDelhi Officer Commanding
23 May 1977 - 04 Jan 1978Sqn Ldr11 WingTezpur Fighter Controller
30 Jan 1978 - 09 Jun 1978Sqn LdrHelicopter Training SchoolHakimpet Conversion
01 Jul 1978 - 30 Jun 1982Sqn LdrNo.117 Helicopter UnitBareilly Squadron Pilot
01 Jul 1982 - 01 Jun 1984Sqn Ldr2 Tamil Nadu Air Sqn NCCCoimbatore Gliding Instrcutor
01 Jun 1984 - 01 Sep 1987Wg Cdr2 Tamil Nadu Air Sqn NCCCoimbatore Commanding Officer
01 Sep 1987 - 09 Jun 1989Wg Cdr19 Forward Base Support UnitThoise Station Commander
10 Jun 1989 - 01 Jun 1992Wg Cdr43 WingSulur (Coimbatore) Chief Operations Officer
01 Jun 1992 - 30 Nov 1993Wg CdrNo.112 Helicopter UnitYelahanka Squadron Pilot
 
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