Air Commodore Rohith Vijayadev Assumes Command of Air Force Station Yelahanka
Air Commodore Rohith Vijayadev took over the command of Air Force Station Yelahanka from Air Commodore Mukesh Kumar Yadav on 01 September 2023 in an impressive ceremonial parade at the airbase.
Air Commodore Rohith Vijayadev is an alumnus of the coveted National Defence Academy; and was commissioned in the transport stream of the Flying (Pilot) branch of the IAF in 1997. He has flying experience of over 6200 hours on a variety of transport aircraft: such as Avro, Embraer, and Dornier-228; and has operated in all the important sectors of the country. A Category ‘A’ Qualified Flying Instructor, and a Master Green pilot; he has so far tenanted various command, staff, and instructional appointments.
The Air officer has the distinction of undergoing courses at the prestigious Defence Services Staff College Wellington, and the Naval War College, Goa. For his meritorious service, and devotion to duty, he has been conferred Vayusena Medal by the Hon’ble President of India; and has been commended by the Chief of the Air Staff.