Jan 1, 2013
Air Marshal P R Sharma took over as the Air Officer-in-charge Personnel (AOP) while Air Marshal PP Reddy, took over as the Director General (Inspection and Safety) at Air Headquarters today.
Previously Commanding the Dundigal based Air Force Academy, Air Marshal P R Sharma is a Qualified Flying Instructor and a Test Pilot with over 3000 hours of flying. He has commanded a fighter air base, Aircraft and System Testing Establishment (ASTE) in Bangalore besides holding various staff appointments at Air HQ, Strategic Forces Command and Integrated Defense Staff.
Air Marshal PP Reddy was commissioned as a Fighter Pilot is also a Qualified Flying Instructor and a Test Pilot who has flown over 3600 hrs on various types of fighter as well as transport aircraft, including SU-30 MKI, Air Marshal Reddy has held various Command and Staff appointments including Chief Test Pilot at ASTE, Air Adviser at High Commission of India, London, Senior Officer in Charge- Adminstration (SOA), South Western Air Command and Senior Air Staff Officer (SASO), Training Command, Bangalore.