Posted by- Neelam Mathews
Dec 1, 2012
Air Marshal Ravi Kant Sharma has taken over command of the Shillong- based Eastern Air Command, today. He was formerly the Deputy Chief of the Air Staff( DCAS), at the Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan), New Delhi and has handed over the charge to Air Marshal S Sukumar before assuming the new appointment. An alumnus of National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, he was commissioned into the Fighters’ stream of the IAF in June 1975. A Qualified Flying Instructor, he is an Experimental Test pilot and has flown around 3300 hrs, on several different types of aircraft including the LCA.