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Air Commodore Tapas Kumar Sen

Service No & Branch 4475 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 01 Apr 1953 Course: 60 Course Entry Mode : JSW
Service End: Retired on 31 Jul 1986 Nick Name : Tikku
Qualifications Held : Instructor Rating: A1
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 01 Apr 1954Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1971Acting Gp Capt : 23 Aug 1976Gp Capt : 30 Dec 1976
Acting Air Cmde : 26 Mar 1979Air Cmde : 18 Sep 1979
Training and Other Courses Attended
3 JSW (Cadet) - 01 Dec 195116 APFIC (Fg Offr) -
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Flt Lt

Air Cmde
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

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
01 Apr 1958 - 01 Jan 1961Flt LtFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Flying Instructor
01 Nov 1959 - 30 Sep 1960Flt Lt12(Bengal) NCC Air SqnCalcutta Gliding Instructor
- 01 Dec 1962Sqn LdrFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Chief Ground Instructor
01 Dec 1963 - 01 Dec 1964Sqn LdrNo.23 SquadronAmbala Flight Commander
01 Dec 1964 - 01 Dec 1965Sqn LdrRoyal Air Force Staff CollegeAndover, UK Staff Course
01 Dec 1965 - 01 Dec 1966Sqn LdrNo.18 SquadronAmbala Flight Commander
01 Jan 1967 - 01 Jan 1968Sqn LdrWestern Air CommandDelhi Ops 1
- Wg CdrDefence Services Staff CollegeWellington Directing Staff
01 Jan 1968 - 29 Mar 1968Wg CdrWestern Air CommandDelhi Ops 1
30 Mar 1968 - 29 Nov 1970Wg CdrNo.47 SquadronChandigarh/Hindon Commanding Officer
16 Feb 1976 - 30 Aug 1976Wg CdrFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Commanding Officer
30 Aug 1976 - 18 Mar 1977Gp CaptFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Commanding Officer
01 Apr 1978 - 25 Mar 1979Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Director (Flight Safety)
16 Feb 1981 - 15 Aug 1983Air Cmde33 WingJamnagar Air Officer Commanding
01 Jan 1983 - 01 Jan 1985Air CmdeDefence Services Staff CollegeWellington Chief Instructor (Air)
26 Jun 1985 - 31 Jul 1986Air Cmde5 WingKalaikunda Air Officer Commanding
 
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
26 Feb 1986AjeetE-1965Air Cmde Tapas Kumar Sen
2 SqnEjected after Engine

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