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Air Commodore Satya Pal Verma

Service No & Branch 3722 MED MR-00690
Date of Birth: 19 Jun 1922 Commissioned: 31 Dec 1949 Course:
Service End: Retired on 30 Jun 1978
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Acting Flt Lt : 31 Dec 1949Flt Lt : 28 Feb 1945Sqn Ldr : 28 Feb 1954Wg Cdr : 13 Sep 1964
Acting Gp Capt : 27 Mar 1973Gp Capt : 01 Dec 1970Acting Air Cmde : 01 Sep 1976Air Cmde : 26 Feb 1975
Training and Other Courses Attended
79 (Sqn Ldr) - 31 May 1961
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Wg Cdr
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Sep 1971 - 26 Mar 1973Wg CdrNo.1 Aero Medical Training CentreHindan Commanding Officer
27 Mar 1973 - 17 Aug 1974Gp CaptNo.1 Aero Medical Training CentreHindan Commanding Officer
15 Apr 1976 - 30 Jun 1978Air CmdeInstitution of Aviation MedicineBangalore Commandant
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg CdrSatya Pal Verma3722 MEDAward Date Announced 26 Jan 1969
Details :

Wing Commander Satya Pal Varma has been serving as Officer-in-Charge Human Engineering Wing of the Air Force School of Aviation Medicine since June, 1964. Prior to joining this unit, he qualified as a pilot on jet aircraft thus contributing more effectively to his role as medical officer in the Air Force. As an Adviser on Human Engineering problems associated with the design and development of HF-24 and HJT-16 aircraft at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited at Bangalore, he contributed to the enhancement of comfort and safety in flying these aircraft. In view of his achievements in the Human Engineering field he was appointed as Human Engineering Coordinator in India of the Commonwealth Advisory Aeronautical Research Council in addition to his being a doctor and a pilot. Wing Commander Varma is a competent electronics engineer and has designed a prototype biotelemetric equipment or the physiological monitoring of pilots in flight, which has won praise from the Armed Forces Medical Research Committee.

Wing Commander Satya Pal Varma displayed resourcefulness and devotion to duly in the best traditions of the Indian Air Force

Unit : Air Force School of Aviat
Reference : Gazette of India dated 12th April 1969 : No.18 - Pres/69 dated 26th January 1969
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