Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Air Commodore Harbinder Singh Bedi

Service No & Branch 3324 F(P) (Orig: GD(P))
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 29 Apr 1946 Course: 39 Course
Service End: Retired on 15 Dec 1978 Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Plt Offr : 29 Oct 1946Fg Offr : 29 Apr 1947Flt Lt : 29 Apr 1951Sqn Ldr : 01 Jun 1957
Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1966Acting Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1968Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1970Acting Air Cmde : 17 Dec 1973
Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1975
Training and Other Courses Attended
11 NDC (Gp Capt) - 28 Feb 1972
Badges Qualified
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Gp Capt
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

15 Jul 1947 - Plt OffrNo.2 SquadronPoona Sqn Pliot Fm RAFAmb
01 May 1950 - 15 Jan 1953Fg OffrAirHQ Communications SquadronPalam Adjutant To Opl Cmd
- 23 Nov 1958Sqn LdrNo.43 Squadron Squadron Pilot
24 Nov 1958 - Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi 
- 01 Dec 1965Wg Cdr411 Signal UnitRampurhat Commanding Officer
07 Nov 1967 - 29 Mar 1968Wg CdrControl & Reporting SchoolJodhpur Commanding Officer
31 Mar 1968 - 29 Dec 1970Gp CaptAFS TambaramChennai Station Commander
20 Nov 1971 - 14 Nov 1973Gp CaptAFS New DelhiRace Course Station Commander
17 Dec 1973 - 31 Dec 1975Air CmdeAdvance HQ, Eastern Air CommandCalcutta Air Officer Commanding
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
24 Jul 1947Tempest IIPR548Plt Offr H S Bedi
2 Sqnac tyre burst on ldg
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