7 Uttar Pradesh Air Sqn NCC

Date Raised : 1964-09-01 Location : Varanasi
7 UP Air Sqn NCC was raised on 01 Sep 1964 as 4 UP Air Sqn NCC at its present location Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Varanasi. In the beginning, the unit was part of Gp HQ Varanasi ‘A’. On 01 Feb 1986, the unit was placed under Gp HQ Varanasi ‘B’. The unit is established for 2 officers, 9 PI staffs and 21 civil staffs to look after NCC training. The unit is having 1 Squadron that consists of two flights each of 100 SD/SW cadets and 7 JD/JW troops each consist of 100 cadets. The unit had facilities of powered flying from 1966 till 1990 through Govt flying centre at BHU sponsored by DGCA, Lucknow. Subsequently, since 20th Nov 2000, the unit started microlite flying training to all its NCC cadets. This is being carried out from Kuchcha airstrip situated within BHU campus in co-ordination with the civil Aerodrome Babatpur, Varanasi.

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