Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhari takes over as Chief of Air Staff
- Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhari took over as the Chief of the Air Staff at a ceremony at Air Headquarters in New Delhi on 30 Sep.
- An alumnus of NDA, the Chief of Air Staff was commissioned in December 1982 in the fighter stream of the IAF.
- He has flown more than 3,800 hours on multiple fighter and trainer aircraft.
- During his career spanning almost four decades, he has handled many significant command and staff appointments.