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Group Captain Subir Dey

Service No & Branch 5309 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 23 Mar 1957 Course: 71 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Oct 1986 Superannuated
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 23 Mar 1962Wg Cdr : 01 Jan 1979Gp Capt : 25 May 1983
Training and Other Courses Attended
11 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Dec 19557 PAI (Fg Offr) - 02 Feb 19611 FCL (Sqn Ldr) - 01 Oct 19737 LDMC (Sqn Ldr) - 30 Jun 1977
Badges Qualified
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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

01 Dec 1964 - 01 Aug 1965Flt LtNo.24 SquadronKalaikunda Flight Commander
12 Jun 1979 - 01 Mar 1981Wg CdrNo.32 SquadronHindon Commanding Officer
25 May 1983 - 31 Mar 1985Gp Capt9 Forward Base Support UnitUdhampur Commanding Officer
01 Apr 1985 - 13 Oct 1985Gp Capt39 WingUdhampur Station Commander
18 Oct 1985 - 31 Oct 1986Gp CaptInstitute of Aerospace SafetyAirHQ Commandant
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrSubir Dey5309 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1971
Details :

Squadron Leader Subir Dey worked as a Flight Commander in a fighter Squadron from March 1968 to April 1970. He has been associated with the Gnat aircraft since 1965. During this period, he attained 365 accident-free flying hours. Of a total of 245 hours flown in his present Squadron, he has completed 164 hours in instructing trainee pilots in combat weaponry. He was given the task of training pilots who were new to the aircraft. He completed this task in the shortest possible time. The measure of his success in training has been manifest in two successive Inter-Squadron Weapon Meets, wherein the aircrew trained by him distinguished themselves.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Subir Dey displayed professional skill and devotion to duly.

Unit : 21 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 4th September 1971 - No.53 - Pres/71 dated 26th January 1971
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