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Air Commodore Mohan Inder Singh

Service No & Branch 4219 F(P) (Orig: GD(P)) Stream :Transport
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 25 Jan 1952 Course: 56 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 May 1982 Superannuated Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 25 Jan 1953Flt Lt : 25 Jan 1957Sqn Ldr : 25 Jan 1963Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1968
Acting Gp Capt : 01 Jul 1974Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1975Acting Air Cmde : 06 May 1977Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1978
Training and Other Courses Attended
24 DSSC (Wg Cdr) - 23 Nov 196820 NDC (Air Cmde) - 01 Dec 1980
Badges Qualified
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

- 14 Mar 1959Flt LtTransport Training WingBegumpet 
15 Mar 1959 - Flt LtAir Head QuartersDelhi 
19 Dec 1961 - 04 Sep 1962Flt LtNo.103 FlightJorhat Officer in Charge
- 01 Dec 1962Sqn LdrKota Commanding Officer
01 Jun 1963 - 23 Aug 1966Sqn LdrAirHQ Communications SquadronPalam Squadron Pilot
24 Aug 1966 - 14 Jan 1968Wg CdrAirHQ Communications SquadronPalam Commanding Officer
06 Mar 1972 - 30 Nov 1974Wg CdrDefence Services Staff CollegeWellington Directing Staff
01 Jul 1974 - 25 Dec 1975Gp Capt8 Tactical Air CenterMathura Commanding Officer
15 Sep 1975 - 04 Jul 1976Gp Capt17 WingGorakhpur Station Commander
01 Nov 1976 - 01 Aug 1979Air CmdeEmbassy of India, USAWashington Air Attache
01 Dec 1980 - 31 May 1982Air CmdeNCC APSecunderabad Director
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg CdrMohan Inder Singh4219 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1968
Details :

Wing Commander Mohan Inder Singh has been intimately associated with the introduction of the HS-748 aircraft in operations with the Air Force. The level of efficiency at which the present force of HS-748 aircraft operates in the squadron is mainly due to his professional skill, foresight and good planning. While he was in command of this squadron, he effected smooth changeover to modern turboƂĀ­jet aircraft for VlP communication duties. He ensured the highest standard of flight safety required in the communication squadron for air transportation of VIPs. He has a total of about 6990 flying hours to his credit his credit.

Throughout, Wing Commander Mohan Inder Singh displayed professional skill and exceptional devotion to duty in the best traditions of the Indian Air Force.

Unit : AHQ Comm Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 8th June 1968 - No.35 - Pres/68 dated 26th January 1968
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