The Muse With Wings

VK Verma

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The Muse with Wings is a collection of well-written articles covering a wide range of topics. It distils forty years of experience in a kaleidoscope of ideas and events that have shaped the Air Force through its transition to an aerospace power. It relies much on the Air Marshal's personal experiences and the events of the time. The language is easy to comprehend and the ideas and events are as relevant today as they were yesterday. A must-read for any squadron pilot or avid aviator to realise the pit falls and hurdles along the path of an aviator.

VK Verma Air Marshal VK Verma was commissioned into the fighter stream of the IAF on 02 Jun 1968. An experienced fighter pilot, with over 3500h on fighters, mostly on Mig 21 and Mig 23 aircraft. He is a Qualified Flying Instructor and Fighter Combat Leader. He is a graduate of Defence Services Staff College and National Defence College. He commanded a Mig 23 squadron in Rajasthan, a frontline fighter base in Punjab, Air Force Station Hakimpet and Air Force Academy Hyderabad. His staff appointments include Air Branch at Command Headquarters, Air Headquarters and HQ, IDS. He initiated many path breaking programs in conduct of operations and in laying the ground work for the leap into Network Centricity. He was able to kickstart a large number of programs involving representatives of Academia, DRDO, Industry and Services on how to leverage the inherent indigenous capabilities. For his distinguished service he was awarded the Vayu Sena Medal in 1983, the Vishisht Seva Medal in 1998, and the Athi Vishist Seva Medal in 2006.
He is presently the Director General (Inspection and Safety) at Air HQs.

 

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