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Group Captain Pradeep Kumar Mulay

Service No & Branch 12935 F(P) Stream :Fighters| Helicopters
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 22 Jan 1972 Course: 107 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Jan 1997 Voluntary Retirement Nick Name : Chacko
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 11 Mar 1991Gp Capt : 03 Apr 1995
Training and Other Courses Attended
38 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 19703 ETP (Flt Lt) - 01 Nov 197940 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 24 Nov 1984
Badges Qualified
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Sqn Ldr
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

- 19 Jul 1988Sqn LdrNo.115 Helicopter UnitTezpur Flight Commander
- Wg CdrCollege of Air WarfareSecunderabad Directing Staff
06 Jun 1990 - 03 Feb 1992Wg CdrNo.132 FAC FlightUdhampur Commanding Officer
10 Feb 1992 - 24 Aug 1992Wg CdrNo.104 Helicopter UnitBhatinda Commanding Officer
25 Aug 1992 - 31 Oct 1993Wg CdrNo.104 Helicopter SquadronBhatinda Commanding Officer
19 Jun 1995 - 31 Jan 1997Gp CaptDefence Services Staff CollegeWellington Directing Staff
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty)
Gp CaptPradeep Kumar Mulay12935 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1995
Details :

Group Captain Pradeep Kumar Mulay was the Commanding Officer of a helicopter Squadron (Sqn) from February 1992 to October, 1993.

During his tenure as CO the Sqn performed exceptionally well in all the fields. The Sqn maintained high aircraft serviceability with a clean flight safety record.

Gp Capt Mulay motivated the personnel of his Sqn by working effectively and efficiently. The Sqn performed very well when inspected by Directorate of Air Staff Inspection in Feb 93 by obtaining an assessment of Average Plus. Further, the Sqn achieved the distinction of winning the trophy of front gun team event in Command Gunnery Meet, 1992-93 in helicopter stream.

The Sqn carried out each and every task assigned and performed well. Forward Area Re-arming Refuelling Point trials were carried out in area of operations of an Army Corps successfully under his able guidance and professional knowledge. It was under his able Command that the Attack Helicopters carried out air to ground firing in Mahajan Range for the first time. Sqn added one more feather to its cap in Oct 93, when it was judged as the best helicopter unit in Western Air Command.

For exceptional devotion to duty, the President is pleased to award 'Vayu Sena Medal' to Gp Capt Pradeep Kumar Mulay.

Unit : 125 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 11th March 1995 - No.99-Pres/94 dated 26th January 1995

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
03 May 1981DevonHW-515Flt Lt Rakesh Sharma
Flt Lt Pradeep Kumar Mulay
ASTEBrake fail in turn.

Additional Notes

Remarks: Blue Skies Podcast Note added: 2022-01-15
Blue Skies Podcast:S1Ep11: PK Mulay - Flying and Fighting in the Mi 35

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