Commodore Commandant Appointments at No.17 Squadron


01 Aug 81 - 01 Jul 85
Air Marshal
Lakshman Madhav Katre
3117 F(P)
Cmde Cmdt


20 Jul 85 - 31 Dec 95
Air Chief Marshal
Swaroop Krishna Kaul
4721 F(P)
Cmde Cmdt


20 Dec 95 - 25 Oct 98
Air Marshal
Janak Kapur
5585 F(P)
Cmde Cmdt


26 Oct 98 - 31 Jul 05
Air Marshal
Sunil Kumar Malik
9002 F(P)
Cmde Cmdt


10 Apr 06 - 30 Sep 07
Air Vice Marshal
Satish Kumar Gahlaut
12764 F(P)
Cmde Cmdt


01 Jun 10 -
Air Chief Marshal
Birender Singh Dhanoa
15405 F(P)
Cmde Cmdt


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