Air Chief Marshal Dilbagh Singh, PVSM, AVSM, VM (10 March 1926 – 9 February 2001) was the head of the Indian Air Force from 1981 to 1984, as Chief of the Air Staff. He was the second Sikh to hold that position.
|Born||10 March 1926|
Shakargarh Gurdaspur district Punjab
|Died||9 February 2001 74) (aged|
Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
|Years of service||1945-1984|
|Rank||Air Chief Marshal|
|Unit||No. 1 Squadron|
|Commands held||Eastern Air Command|
Ambala Air Force Station
Dilbagh Singh was commissioned as a pilot in 1944. His operational flying career spanned the Spitfire to introducing the MiG-21 into service in India. He had earlier made the first official "Supersonic Bang" over India in New Delhi when the Mystere IV-A was showcased in a public demonstration.
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| Chief of the Air Staff (India)