Bangalore: Air Marshal Satish Pal Singh
took over as Senior Air Staff Officer (SASO), Headquarters
Training Command here today.
He was commissioned into the Flying branch of Indian
Air Force on June 1, 1974.
The officer actively participated in "Operation Pawan"
and "Operation Safed Sagar" and has the distinction of being
the first pilot to land the AN-32 and IL-76 aircraft by night
at Thoise (Leh), a defence release said.
Before assuming his present appointment, the officer was
Senior Officer Administration at the Training Command,