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Squadron Leader Ravindra Nath Paul

Service No & Branch 5329 F(P) (Orig: GD(P))
Date of Birth: Commissioned: 23 Mar 1957 Course: 71 Course
Service End: Retired on 21 Jul 1978 Released to Air India Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 23 Mar 1958Flt Lt : 23 Mar 1962Sqn Ldr : 23 Mar 1968
Training and Other Courses Attended
30 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 30 Nov 1974
Badges Qualified
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Sqn LdrRavindra Nath Paul5329 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1973
Details :

Squadron Leader Ravindra Nath Paul has been on the strength of a heavy transport squadron since 1968. He has flown a total of 6080 hours of 2100 hours have been flown on operations over and NEFA areas. As a Flight Commander, he displayed remarkable organising ability in the planning and execution of assigned tasks. He himself is very keen and competent flyer and has inspired squadron pilots by his personal example.

During the operations in December 1971, Squadron Ravindra Nath Paul flew six low level night missions, displaying outstanding professional airmanship of exceptional order.

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Reference : Gazette of India dated 23rd March 1974 - No.34 - Pres/74 dated 26th January 1973
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