No.10 Squadron – 1950s

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The Photographs here are courtesy of the Ministry of Defence , Government of Indian and Mr. Pushpindar Singh of the Society for Aerospace Studies. The Nosey Dakota Photograph is the courtesy of Mr. Anandeep Pannu.

A complete history of No.10 Squadron is available at this link.


Line up of Tempests at Barrackpore


RAF Officers inspect Tempests at Ambala in 1951


Fg Off E S Locky Loughran with a Tempest adorned with the Winged Daggers emblem

Flying over New Delhi. Vampire NF.54s in diamond formation. The Parliament building can be seen below.


Sqn Ldr D E Boucher, the CO of No.10 along with Flt Lt C V Gole.


The Nosey Dakota HJ-859, No.10 was probably the only unit which had a transport aircraft on its establishment. This photograph is taken on the ocassion of the visit of the AOC in C , AVM E W Pinto. To his left in turban is the CO, Sqn Ldr B S Sikand. The then AOC Palam, Gp Capt Z A Shah VrC is standing at the back.


The Winged Daggers Vampires at Hindon along with Hunters of No.20 Sqn. Note the Emblem on the third aircraft in the picture.

A T.55 takes off along with an NF.54

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