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Air Commodore Surendra Singh Tyagi

Service No & Branch 9467 F(P) (Orig: GD(P)) Stream :Fighters
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 16 May 1965 Course: 92 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Dec 1996 Superannuated Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 16 May 1966Wg Cdr : 30 Aug 1985Gp Capt : 12 Oct 1988
Training and Other Courses Attended
5 FCL (Sqn Ldr) - 31 Aug 1975
Badges Qualified
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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

01 Jul 1977 - 31 May 1982Sqn LdrNo.26 SquadronPathankot Squadron Pilot
01 May 1980 - Sqn LdrNo.26 SquadronPathankot Flight Commander
02 Jul 1984 - 09 Dec 1984Wg CdrNo.35 SquadronBareilly Commanding Officer
31 Dec 1984 - 27 Jul 1986Wg CdrNo.32 SquadronJodhpur Commanding Officer
- Gp Capt12 Forward Base Support UnitNaliya Station Commander
27 Nov 1995 - 30 Dec 1996Air Cmde33 WingJamnagar Air Officer Commanding
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Gp CaptSurendra Singh Tyagi9467 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1990
Details :

Group Captain Surendra Singh Tyagi has been posted in the Directorate of Air Staff Inspection since 28 Jul 86.

Gp Capt Surendra Singh Tyagi was commissioned in the flying branch on 16 May 65. He has been in the fighter stream all along and has commanded two fighter bomber Squadrons of the IAF.

The officer has flown all the fighter aircraft types in the IAF including Mirage-2000 and MiG-29 and has a total of 4166 hrs to his credit. He has flown 5255 sorties (3428 hrs) on the MiG-21 alone crossing the 5000 sorties mark on the aircraft as early as 13 Feb 87. During his present tenure, the officer has undertaken a total of 91 inspections including those of Wings, FBSUs and Squadrons. During these inspections, he has flown 528 sorties (295 hrs) on a variety of aircraft.

For his single-minded dedication and devotion to duty, the president is pleased to award Vayu Seva Medal to Gp Capt Surendra Singh Tyagi.

Unit : DASI
Reference : Gazette of India dated 12th May 1990 - No.38-Pres/90 dated 26th January 1990

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