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Air Commodore Madhusudan Shirpad Tatke

Service No & Branch 3775 AE(M) (Orig: ENG)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 01 Jan 1950 Course: 1 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Mar 1979 Superannuated Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 04 Jul 1950Flt Lt : 04 Jul 1954Sqn Ldr : 04 Jul 1961Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1967
Acting Gp Capt : 08 Feb 1968Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1972Acting Air Cmde : 03 Mar 1972Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1975
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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

- 06 Sep 1956Flt LtAir Head QuartersDelhi 
01 Jan 1966 - 31 Jan 1968Wg Cdr8 WingAdampur Chief Engineering Officer
08 Feb 1968 - 30 Jun 1971Gp CaptCentral Air CommandAllahabad Senior Maintenance Staff Officer
29 Apr 1974 - 20 Sep 1976Air CmdeMaintenance CommandNagpur Senior Maintenance Staff Officer
31 May 1976 - 31 Mar 1979Air CmdeTraining CommandBangalore Senior Maintenance Staff Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptMadhusudan Shirpad Tatke3775 AEMAward Date 26 Jan 1971Announced 26 Jan 1971
Details :

Group Captain Madhusudan Sripad Tatke was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in January 1950. He attended the Technical and Administration Course in 1951, the Draft Engine Course in U.K. in 1955 and the Specialist Course at the College of Aeronautics, U.K. in 1958. He has held many important appointments with distinction, including those of Senior Resident Technical Officer (Aircraft) at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited Bangalore, and Deputy Director of Technical Services at Air Headquarters. During his tenure as Senior Maintenance Staff Officer of an Operational Command, he successfully solved a number of technical problems. He has been responsible to a large extent for introducing methods and systems which have improved the serviceability state of the Squadron aircraft within the Command.

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Reference : GoI19710126
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