60th Pilots Course

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Commencement : -NA-
Commissioned : 1st April 1953
Trained at : No.1 Air Force Academy, Begumpet, 
Conversion Training Unit, Hakimpet.
Intake : -NA-
Output :
33 Cadets (21 to Fighters, 12 to Transports)
Commission Numbers : 4474 GD(P) to 4506 GD(P)  (Listing)

60th Course Pilots who went to CONVERSION TRAINING UNIT, Hakimpet (29 June 53 to 7 Nov 53)

Standing Top Row L to R : P/O KK Sen, P/O TK Sen, P/O JV Raghavan, P/O BA Coelho, P/O Prithi Singh, P/O KS Singh, P/O BS Kalra, P/O Padmanabha Gautam
Standing Middle Row L to R: P/O WH Marshall,  P/O KS Virk,  P/O S Shah,   P/O N Dadachanji,  P/O H Singh,  P/O J Singh,  P/O MS Bawa,   P/O MJS Sekhon,  P/O MK Soni,  P/O BK Chatterjee,  P/O BS Deshmukh,   P/O PN Ball,  P/O RT Oliver
Sitting Bottom Row L to R: F/O OP Taneja, F/O JN Jatar, F/L Sukhjinder Singh, F/L AW Berry, S/L AK Bose (CFI), W/C CG Devasher (CI), F/L S Biswas AC (CLI), F/L D Michael, F/L Bharat Singh, F/L LN Vaish (CGI), F/L Desai, F/O HN Bysak.

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LEFT: Pupils and Instructors from the 60th course pose by a Spitfire XVIII at Hakimpet. (HS6??).

RIGHT: Flt Lt Don Michael and his pupils at CTU Hakimpet. Plt Offr (later Air Mshl) Prithi Singh is on his left.

The photographs are from the collection of Wg Cdr WH Marshall (Retd) and Air Marshal Prithi Singh (Retd) (via Polly Singh).

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