|Service No & Branch||5115 F(P)|
|Date of Birth:||Commissioned: 01 Apr 1956||Course: 68 Course|
|Service End:||Retired on 03 May 1977|
|Qualifications Held :|
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|- 01 Dec 1966||Sqn Ldr||Empire Test Pilots School, UK||Farnborough||Test Pilot Course 25th Course|
|05 Jan 1976 - 04 Mar 1976||Sqn Ldr||Aircraft and Systems Testing Establishment||Bangalore||Chief Test Pilot|
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|Vayu Sena Medal|
|Sqn Ldr||Kirpal Singh||5115 GD(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1970|
|Details :|| |
Squadron Leader Kirpal Singh has been engaged in flight testing of various high speed aircraft since April 1967. In this assignment, he has flown 400 hours. His approach towards production testing has always been intelligent and dynamic and his ability to recognise the defects of aircraft in the air has helped the ground crew immensely in their task. He has displayed cool courage in the face of grave emergencies in inclement weather conditions.
Throughout, Squadron Leader Kirpal Singh displayed cool courage and devotion to duty.
|Unit : 1 BRD|
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 25th April 1970 - No.16 - Pres/70 dated 26th January 1970|
|Sqn Ldr||Kirpal Singh||5115 F(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1972|
|Details :|| |
During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, Squadron Leader Kirpal Singh with utter disregard to his safety, carried out 9 successful operational sorties in the face of stiff enemy air and ground opposition. The information obtained from these sorties proved of great value to our Air and Ground forces in taking swift action to deal with enemy concentrations.
Throughout, Squadron Leader Kirpal Singh displayed gallantry, determination and professional skill of a high order.
|Unit : 1 Base Repair Depot|
|Reference : Gazette of India , 29th July 1972 - No.92 - Pres/72 dated 18th July 1972|