Senior Officers of the IAF - 1954 by date of rank

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Rank & NameAppointment, UnitDates
Air Marshal Subroto Mukerjee (1551 GD(P))CAS & C-in-C, IAF, Air Head QuartersDelhi1954-04-01 to 1955-03-31
Air Vice Marshal Aspy Merwan Engineer (1554 GD(P))DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1952-12-17 to 1958-04-30
Air Commodore Diwan Atma Ram Nanda (1562 GD(P))AOC, Operational CommandDelhi1952-12-12 to 1955-12-07
Air Commodore Arjan Singh (1577 GD(P))AOC (P&O), Air Head QuartersDelhi1952-12-12 to 1955-12-08
Air Commodore Surendra Nath Goyal (1560 GD(P))AOC, Training CommandBangalore1952-12-17 to 1956-01-10
Air Commodore Ravinder Hari Darshan Singh (1558 GD(P))AOC (T&E), Air Head QuartersDelhi1952-12-17 to 1955-12-08

Note: All the data available here is publicly available in the Gazette of India, published by the Indian Government, or from public domain sources, press releases about Awards and Right-To-Information (RTI) Requests. Additionally data shared by veterans is added to the page with permission. No data with respect to serving officers below the rank of AVM is displayed. Information in Gazette of India and Award citations and photographs as released by the Indian Air Force are the only details displayed.