|No.||Chief of Air Staff||Time in office|
|1||Colonel Gerhard Kahtz (born 1922)||2 years, 190 days|
|2||Colonel Wolfgang Thimmig (1912–1976)||55 days|
|3||Lieutenant colonel George T. Kurubo (1934–2000)||1 year, 197 days|
|4||Colonel Shittu Alao (1937–1969)||2 years, 71 days|
Who is the first Chief of Air Staff?
Chief of the Air Staff (India)
|Chief of the Air Staff|
|Formation||26 January 1950|
|First holder||Air Marshal Sir Thomas Elmhirst|
|Deputy||Vice Chief of Air Staff|
|Salary||₹250,000 (US$3,500) monthly|
Who is the first air marshal?
Arjan Singh was awarded the Padma Vibhushan for leading Indian Air Force during 1965 war. Subsequently, in recognition of the Air Force’s contribution in the war, the rank of CAS was upgraded to that of Air Chief Marshal and Arjan Singh became the first Air Chief Marshal of the Indian Air Force.
Who is the current chief of air staff?
Mujahid Anwar Khan
|Air chief marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan NI(M)|
|مجاہد انور خان|
|Chief of Air Staff|
|In office 19 March 2018 – 18 March 2021|
Who is father of Air Force?
Subroto laid great stress on the welfare of the men and their families. His genuine understanding of human nature, his love for his men and his humane approach to their problems endeared him to one and all, whereby he came to be known as the ‘Father Figure’ in the Air Force.
Who is known as father of Pakistan Air Force?
|Air Marshal Muhammad Asghar Khan|
|Nickname(s)||Shaheen-i-Pakistan Night Flyer|
|Allegiance||British India Pakistan|
|Branch/service||British Indian Army Royal Indian Air Force Pakistan Air Force|
|Years of service||1939–68|
Who is the chief of Air Force 2020?
AIR CHIEF MARSHAL RAKESH KUMAR SINGH BHADAURIA PVSM AVSM VM ADC.
Who is the first Indian Air Force?
On 8 October 1932, the Indian Air Force came into being and on 1st April 1954 Air Marshal Subroto Mukherjee, one of the founding members of the Air Force took over as the first Indian Chief of Air Staff. The interim witnessed the most bloodiest war in the history of mankind, for the second time-World War II.
What is the salary of Air Chief Marshal in India?
An air chief marshal ranks at number 12 on the Indian order of precedence, along with the chiefs of staff of the Indian Army and Indian Navy. An air chief marshal is at pay level 18, equivalent to Cabinet Secretary of India (at number 11 on the warrant of precedence), with a monthly pay of ₹250,000 (US$3,500).
Who is the head of all the three forces?
The heads of the three services of Indian Armed Forces are: Chief of Defence Staff — General Bipin Rawat. Chief of the Army Staff — General Manoj Mukund Naravane. Chief of the Naval Staff — Admiral Karambir Singh.
Who is the first pilot woman?
Sarla Thukral (1914 – 15 March 2008) was the first Indian woman to fly an aircraft. Born in 1914, she earned an aviation pilot license in 1936 at the young age of 21 and flew a Gypsy Moth solo. She had a four-year-old daughter.
|Spouse(s)||P. D. Sharma , R.P Thakral|
Who is the first woman Air Force pilot?
Republic Day 2021: Bhawana Kanth becomes 1st woman fighter pilot to be part of IAF’s tableau. Bhawana Kanth is also one of the first women fighter pilots in the IAF. She, along with Avani Chaturvedi and Mohana Singh, was inducted into the IAF as the first women fighter pilots in 2016.
Who is known as father of Indian army?
Stringer Lawrence, (born March 6, 1697, Hereford, Herefordshire, Eng. —died Jan. 10, 1775, London), British army captain whose transformation of irregular troops into an effective fighting force earned him credit as the real founder of the Indian army under British rule.