Air Commodore Pranay Kumar Hridayesh Sinha (17118) was commissioned in the Indian Air Force as an engineer in the Aeronautical Engineering (Electronics) branch on 14 Feb 83 and presently serving as AOC of a BRD. During his 32 years of distinguished career he has held important field and staff appointments like STO of fighter sqns, CO AFLE (Korwa) and AFLE (Nasik), CEO of an Operational Wing and CA of a premier ac BRD. As Air Cmde he held the important appointments of CSO (Air) and C Eng 0 of HQ WAC He is a post graduate from lIT, Kanpur and also an alumni of DSSC, Wellington. As STO of MIC 23 BN Sqn he got CAS commendation in 1993 and as CO AFLE, Korwa received best AFLE award for 2000-01 from HQ MC Ae CEO he ensured the desired levels of maintenance support during the conduct of two exercises i.e. Ex-SINDEX at Singapore in Dec 06 and Ex-INDRA-DHANUSH in Jul 07 at Waddington, UK. At BRD, as Chief of Aircraft, his meticulous planning and optimum spare management he ensured MiC-23 and MiC-29 ac production task and successful implementation of ‘Lean Engineering Practices’ in consultation with lIT, Kharagpur.
Date : 14 July