|Service No & Branch||13590 F(P)|
|Date of Birth: -- --- ----||Commissioned: 09 Feb 1974||Course: 111 Course||Entry Mode : NDA|
|Service End:||Retired on 31 Jan 2008|
|Qualifications Held :|
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|01 Jan 1987 - 01 Jan 1989||Sqn Ldr||Flying Instructors School||Tambaram||Flying Instructor|
|01 Aug 1989 - 01 Oct 1990||Sqn Ldr||No.24 Squadron||Kalaikunda||Flight Commander|
|25 Apr 1994 - 19 Nov 1995||Wg Cdr||No.15 Squadron||Commanding Officer|
|22 Sep 1997 - 23 Jun 2000||Gp Capt||AFS Suryalanka||Suryalanka||Station Commander|
|09 Apr 2001 - 12 Jan 2003||Gp Capt||10 Tactical Air Centre||Bhatinda||Commanding Officer|
|-||Air Cmde||Advance HQ, South Western Air Command||Pune||Air Officer Commanding|
|24 Dec 2004 - 15 Dec 2006||Air Cmde||20 Wing||Bagdogra||Air Officer Commanding|
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|Vishist Seva Medal|
|Wg Cdr||Ramesh Malhotra||13590 F(P)||Award Date 26 Jan 1994||Announced 26 Jan 1994|
|Details :|| |
Wg Cdr R Malhotra was commissioned on 09 Feb 74 in the fighter stream of Air Force. He is a Fighter Combat Leader and an Instrument Rating Instructor and Examiner. He has more than 3400 hours of accident-free flying to his credit. In Aug 90, he was posted to MiG Operational Flying Training Unit (MOFTU) and has been the Flight Commander since Jul 92.
MOFTU is a premier training institution of the IAF for the fighter stream. Wg Cdr Malhotra had been instrumental in setting high professional standards both in flying and ground training. Bad weather and limited experience of the fledgling fighter pilots were his major constraints. Through his single minded dedication and tireless hard work, he ensured that MOF training was completed on due date without compromising the quality of training, a singular and unique achievement by itself. His result oriented approach and personal involvement have greatly enhanced the operational capability of the unit.
For distinguished service of high order, the President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Wg Cdr R Malhotra.
|Unit : MOFTU|
|Reference : GoI19940126|
|Date||Aircraft Type||Tail No||Pilot/Crew||Unit||Remarks|
|15 Nov 1982||Sukhoi-7||Flt Lt Ramesh Malhotra||Cr Manmad after TO f|
|08 Nov 1988||MiG-21 Bis||C-2798||Sqn Ldr Ramesh Malhotra||17 Sqn||Cr Delhi Nazafgarh d|