No.22 Squadron Swifts

Motto : Sahase Vijayate (Courage Triumphs)
Date Raised : 1966-10-15 Disbanded : 2017-12-29

Aircraft Types operated over the years:

Commanding Officers


15 Oct 66 - 28 Dec 69
Wing Commander
Parm Prit Singh
4029 F(P)
CO
Bareilly

29 Dec 69 - 24 May 72
Wing Commander
Brijpal Singh Sikand
3947 F(P)
CO
Kalaikunda

03 Jul 72 - 06 Jan 75
Wing Commander
Ajit Singh Lamba
4877 F(P)
CO
Kalaikunda/ Hashimar

07 Jan 75 - 05 Mar 76
Wing Commander
Ajit Kumar Choudhury
5063 F(P)
CO
Hashimara

06 Mar 76 - 17 Nov 77
Wing Commander
Trevor Joseph Fernandes
5287 F(P)
CO
Hashimara

18 Nov 77 - 28 Feb 78
Wing Commander
Darshan Singh Basra
6519 F(P)
CO
Hashimara

01 Mar 78 - 08 Mar 80
Wing Commander
Gudiseva Sri Nagendra Prasad
5332 F(P)
CO
Hashimara/ Bagdogra

21 Apr 80 - 28 Mar 82
Wing Commander
Shyam Hattangdi
8135 F(P)
CO
Bagdogra

29 Mar 82 - 01 Jul 84
Wing Commander
Vaidun Kumaraswamy Vidyadhar
7396 F(P)
CO
Bagdogra

02 Jul 84 - 05 May 86
Wing Commander
Ravindra Dattatreya Limaye
10464 F(P)
CO
Bagdogra

30 Jun 86 - 18 May 88
Wing Commander
Ramesh Vishwanath Phadke
10895 F(P)
CO
Bagdogra

19 May 88 - 28 Jan 90
Wing Commander
Peter Douglas Woodman
10934 F(P)
CO
Bagdogra

29 Jan 90 - 22 Dec 91
Wing Commander
Nirvikar Singh
12039 F(P)
CO
Bagdogra/ Hashimara

23 Dec 91 - 04 Jan 94
Wing Commander
Virender Nath Kalia
13568 F(P)
CO
Hashimara

05 Jan 94 - 03 Oct 95
Wing Commander
Kurian Cunnumbarath Cherian
13797 F(P)
CO
Hashimara

04 Oct 95 - 28 Sep 97
Wing Commander
Paul Jacob
14679 F(P)
CO
Hashimara

29 Sep 97 - 28 Nov 99
Wing Commander
Kuldeep Singh Bharadwaj
15207 F(P)
CO
Hashimara

29 Nov 99 - 21 Jul 02
Wing Commander
Tatinani Suresh
16394 F(P)
CO
Hashimara

22 Jul 02 - 01 Aug 04
Wing Commander
Amar Preet Singh
17695 F(P)
CO
Hashimara

02 Aug 04 - 06 Aug 06
Wing Commander
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99999
CO
Hashimara

07 Aug 06 - 06 Oct 08
Wing Commander
Santhosh Kumar Ebenezer
20486 F(P)
CO
Hashimara

07 Oct 08 - 03 Oct 10
Wing Commander
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99999
CO
Hashimara

04 Oct 10 - 22 Apr 12
Wing Commander
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99999
CO
Hashimara

23 Apr 12 - 06 Jan 13
Group Captain
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99999
CO
Hashimara

07 Mar 13 - 31 Mar 14
Wing Commander
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99999
CO
Hashimara

01 Apr 14 - 11 Jan 15
Group Captain
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99999
CO
Hashimara

12 Jan 15 - 31 Mar 15
Wing Commander
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99999
CO
Hashimara

01 Apr 15 - 16 Oct 16
Group Captain
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99999
CO
Hashimara

17 Oct 16 - 29 Dec 17
Group Captain
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99999
CO
Hashimara

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