Air Marshal Sukhchain Singh appointed Commodore Commandant of AFTC, Bengaluru
Air Officer-in-charge of Maintenance Air Headquarters (VB), Air Marshal Sukhchain Singh, has been appointed as the Commodore Commandant of Air Force Technical College (AFTC), Bengaluru.
New Delhi: Air Officer-in-charge of Maintenance Air Headquarters (VB), Air Marshal Sukhchain Singh, has been appointed as the Commodore Commandant of Air Force Technical College (AFTC), Bengaluru.
The Air Marshal, who was commissioned on July 2, 1979, underwent training at AFTC as an officer of 16thAeronautical Engineering (Electronics) course. He is a recipient of the President's Plaque for being the Best All Rounder of the passing out course from AFTC .
In addition, he was also awarded the Chief of the Air Staff Medal for first in order of merit in AE (L) branch and General Service Training (GST).
He is a graduate in Electronics and Communication from REC Kurukshetra (now NIT) and a post graduate in Integrated Electronics from IIT Delhi. He is also an alumnus of the prestigious Defence Services Staff College, Wellington.
He was awarded the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal in January 2015 and Vishisht Seva Medal in January 1999 for his distinguished service in the Indian Air Force (IAF). He has rich experience in the field of maintenance management of aircraft, radars and guided weapons.
Prior to assuming the present assignment as Air Officer-in-Charge Maintenance at Air HQs, the Air Officer has held various important staff and field appointments notably, Senior Maintenance Staff Officer at Maintenance Command, Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Engineering B) at Air HQ, Senior Maintenance Staff Officer (SMSO) at South Western Air Command (SWAC), Chief Engineering Officer of an Air Base and Chief Research and Projects Officer at Aircraft Systems Testing Establishment, Bengaluru.