Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Group Captain Pradeep Kumar Chopra

Service No & Branch 15940 AE(L)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 07 Jan 1980 Course: 17 AEC Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Mar 2004
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Mar 1999
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Sqn LdrPradeep Kumar Chopra15940 AE(L)Award Date 26 Jan 1993Announced 26 Jan 1993
Details :

Sqn Ldr Pradeep Kumar Chopra is on the posted strength of MiG Operational Flying Training Unit, Air Force with effect from 16 Apr 90. He is working in Tech Flight of a Wing since the time of his arrival.

During the current year, Sqn Ldr Chopra worked as O i/c Tech Flight supporting MOFTU and a Squadron engaged in MOF training. With his professional expertise and personal example of hard work amounting to almost 10-11 hrs every day, he provided the leadership and motivation to his men to meet the challenge of time-bound task.

During the year, Tech Flight produced 179 ac including an ac which flew after nearly 5 yrs & two others which flew after 2 yrs. Besides the routine task of scheduled inspections, rectifications and training of his personnel, Sqn Ldr Chopra also headed a project group formed at this Wing for development of a Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) for methodical rectification of every conceivable snag. The document of nearly 500 pages containing Fault Tree and Flow Charts of all trades has been printed and has received high praise.

For his sincerity, sustained hard work, initiative and professional competence, the President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Sqn Ldr Pradeep Kumar Chopra.

Unit : MOFTU
Reference : GoI19930126
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