No.126 Helicopter Flight Featherweights


Date Raised : 1986-05-15 Location : Chandigarh
Christened 'The Feather Weights', 126 HF was raised at Chandigarh on May 15, 1986

Commanding Officers


16 Jun 88 - 29 Jun 89
Wing Commander
Bani Kant Sharma
11582 F(P)
CO


30 Jun 89 - 11 Oct 92
Wing Commander
Cedric Osborne Joseph Shackleton
12416 F(P)
CO


12 Oct 92 - 21 Nov 96
Wing Commander
Surendra Sharma
13813 F(P)
CO


22 Nov 96 - 09 Jan 00
Wing Commander
Chandra Kant Vyas
15897 F(P)
CO


10 Jan 00 - 06 Oct 02
Wing Commander
Gulshan Walia
16823 F(P)
CO


07 Oct 02 - 20 Oct 04
Wing Commander
Kallappa Hollannavar Suresh
18124 F(P)
CO
Chandigarh

21 Oct 04 - 19 Aug 07
Wing Commander
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CO
Chandigarh

20 Aug 07 - 15 Aug 09
Wing Commander
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CO
Chandigarh

16 Aug 09 - 15 Aug 11
Wing Commander
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CO
Chandigarh

16 Aug 11 - 07 Apr 13
Group Captain
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CO
Chandigarh

08 Apr 13 -
Wing Commander
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CO
Chandigarh

Unknown -
Group Captain
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CO
Chandigarh

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