|Vayu Sena Medal
|Surendra Singh Tyagi 9467 F(P)
|Unit : DASI
|Announced 26 Jan 90
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.
|Gazette of India dated 12th May 1990 - No.38-Pres/90 dated 26th January 1990