Senior Officers of the IAF - 1981 by Appointment

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Appointment, UnitRank & NameDates
CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Chief Marshal Idris Hasan Latif (1804 F(P))1978-09-01 to 1981-08-31 - Retired
--------do---------DelhiAir Chief Marshal Dilbagh Singh (2998 F(P))1981-09-01 to 1984-09-03
AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Saroj Jena (3157 F(P))1979-03-01 to 1981-02-22
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Erasseri Pathayapurayil Radhakrishnan Nair (3837 F(N))1981-02-23 to 1981-10-19
AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Marshal Trilochan Singh Brar (2884 F(P))1979-02-10 to 1981-09-20
--------do---------AllahabadAir Marshal Balwant Wickram Chauhan (3352 F(P))1981-09-21 to 1983-12-31
AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Marshal Lakshman Madhav Katre (3117 F(P))1978-09-04 to 1981-01-02
--------do---------ShillongAir Marshal Malcolm Shirley Dundas Wollen (3641 F(P))1981-01-03 to 1983-02-26
AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Marshal Chandra Kant Viswanath Gole (3652 F(P))1980-04-18 to 1981-01-13
--------do---------NagpurAir Marshal Kanwar Iqbal Singh Chhabra (3831 F(N))1981-01-14 to 1985-01-31
AOC-in-C, South Western Air CommandJodhpurAir Marshal Jagdish Raj Bhasin (3591 F(P))1980-07-23 to 1983-06-30
AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangaloreAir Marshal Balwant Wickram Chauhan (3352 F(P))1979-10-29 to 1981-09-19
--------do---------BangaloreAir Marshal Erasseri Pathayapurayil Radhakrishnan Nair (3837 F(N))1981-10-20 to 1985-02-28
AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Marshal Lakshman Madhav Katre (3117 F(P))1981-01-05 to 1983-02-28
AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Chandrakant Shridhar Naik (3499 AE(M))1978-09-01 to 1982-08-31
AOP, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Saroj Jena (3157 F(P))1981-02-23 to 1982-12-31
Cmde Cmdt, No.1 SquadronAir Marshal Trilochan Singh Brar (2884 F(P))1979-10-08 to 1985-10-31
Cmde Cmdt, No.17 SquadronAir Marshal Lakshman Madhav Katre (3117 F(P))1981-08-01 to 1985-07-01
Cmde Cmdt, No.6 SquadronAir Marshal Gian Dev Sharma (1742 F(P))1975-05-01 to 1983-06-01
Cmdt, National Defence CollegeDelhiAir Marshal Douglas George King-Lee (3040 F(P))1980-09-01 to 1982-08-01
DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Malcolm Shirley Dundas Wollen (3641 F(P))1980-04-16 to 1981-01-02
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Chandra Kant Viswanath Gole (3652 F(P))1981-01-15 to 1983-06-30
SASO, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Marshal Denis Anthony Lafontaine (3844 F(P))1981-11-10 to 1983-01-01
VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Trilochan Singh Brar (2884 F(P))1981-09-22 to 1983-06-30
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Dilbagh Singh (2998 F(P))1981-01-01 to 1981-08-31
ACAS (Flt Safety & Insp), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Prem Pal Singh (3871 F(P))1979-03-19 to 1983-06-30
ACAS (Logistics), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Lareto Pestana Pereira (3705 LGS)1979-11-01 to 1982-12-22
ACAS (Ops), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Subramaniam Raghavendran (3840 F(P))1980-09-01 to 1983-09-01
ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Kapil Dev Chadha (3845 F(P))1979-02-10 to 1981-02-25
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Johney William Greene (4093 F(P))1981-06-25 to 1984-11-05
AOC, Air Force Central Medical EstablishmentDelhiAir Vice Marshal Vijjaha Sriman Narayana Murthy (3587 MED)1981-08-01 to 1981-08-31 - Retired
AOC, Jammu & KashmirUdhampurAir Vice Marshal Brijpal Singh Sikand (3947 F(P))1981-01-19 to 1982-06-30
AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombayAir Vice Marshal Kanwar Iqbal Singh Chhabra (3831 F(N))1978-08-25 to 1981-01-13
--------do---------BombayAir Vice Marshal Madan Mohan Dutt (4010 F(N))1981-01-14 to 1981-03-14
AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombayAir Vice Marshal Brij Lal Chadha (4110 F(N))1981-06-09 to 1984-12-31
Cmdt, Air Force AcademyDundigalAir Vice Marshal Terence Joseph Desa (3863 F(P))1979-10-24 to 1981-04-06
--------do---------DundigalAir Vice Marshal Rajagopal Sriramulu Naidu (4090 F(P))1981-04-13 to 1983-06-25
Cmdt, College of Air WarfareSecunderabadAir Vice Marshal Man Singh (4094 F(P))1981-08-03 to 1984-12-16
Cmdt, National Defence AcademyKhadakvaslaAir Vice Marshal Minoo Jehangir Dotiwalla (3839 F(P))1979-07-09 to 1982-06-30
Director, Aeronautical Development Establishment (DRDO)BangaloreAir Vice Marshal Holavanahalli Naryanarao Krishnamurthy (3790 AE(M))1981-12-15 to 1985-07-31
Director (Fin Plan), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Edwin Peter (3667 ACCTS)1980-12-15 to 1982-10-31
Director (Intelligence), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Madan Lal Sethi (4009 F(N))1981-04-06 to 1985-08-30
Director (PO), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Surendra Kumar Mehra (4197 F(P))1981-12-07 to 1983-07-31
Director (Training), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Terence Joseph Desa (3863 F(P))1981-04-14 to 1984-06-17
Ops Mgr, Aviation Research CenterDelhiAir Vice Marshal Chandra Kant Shantaram Raje (4038 F(P))1981-01-01 to 1984-01-22
PMO, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Puran Singh Bajwa (3520 MED)1981-07-19 to 1984-08-31
SASO, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Vice Marshal Ripu Daman Sahni (3867 F(P))1980-06-16 to 1982-02-21
SASO, South Western Air CommandJodhpurAir Vice Marshal Man Mohan Singh (4023 F(P))1981-01-09 to 1984-10-31
SASO, Training CommandBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Eruch Shiavax Lala (3842 F(P))1980-11-01 to 1983-11-30
SASO, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Denis Anthony Lafontaine (3844 F(P))1978-11-22 to 1981-11-09
SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhiAir Vice Marshal Erasseri Pathayapurayil Radhakrishnan Nair (3837 F(N))1978-09-25 to 1981-02-23
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Kapil Dev Chadha (3845 F(P))1981-02-23 to 1982-02-09
SMSO, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Vice Marshal Mangalvedkar Jivanrao Vittal (3791 AE(M))1979-09-20 to 1981-04-30 - Retired
--------do---------NagpurAir Vice Marshal Mahendra Singh Rao (3902 AE(M))1981-06-29 to 1982-12-22
SOA, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Vice Marshal Ved Prakash Misra (3627 ADM)1981-07-20 to 1981-09-30 - Retired
SOA, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Shri Krishna Chandra Gupta (3568 ADM)1979-07-01 to 1983-02-28

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