Hrushikesh Moolgavkar, former Chief of Air Staff passes away
Q. Name the Former Chief of Air Staff known best for the introduction of safety standards in the Indian Air Force and had been especially chosen to lead the fly past on our First Independence Day. He passed away on 11th Apr’15.- Published on 31 Jul 15
a. Rishish Mavlankar
b. Ajay P Chauhan
c. Hrushikesh Moolgavkar
d. None of these
ANSWER: Hrushikesh Moolgavkar
Air Chief Marshal Hrushikesh Moolgavkar was commissioned in the Royal Indian Air Force on 30 Nov 1940. He served in the Indian Air Force for 38 Years during which he fought bravely against the Japanese Army in 1941. He also became the first Indian pilot among a group of three pilots to fly faster than sound or crossing the sound barrier.