Hyderabad: A valedictory Function of 97th Advance Navigation Course (ANC) and 129th Ab-Initio Navigation Course was held at Navigation Training School (NTS), Air Force Station, Begumpet.
Air Commodore KV Surendran Nair, Air Officer Commanding, Air Force Station Hakimpet was the Chief Guest for the Function. Air Commodore MB Aserkar, Air Officer Commanding, Air Force Station Begumpet and distinguished guests from the station were among the others who graced the occasion.
Navigation Training School is a training institution of the Indian Air Force. It has been transforming Flight Cadets to become astute Navigators and imparting advanced navigation skills and instructional techniques to select Navigators of the Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard since seven decades.
Group Captain Deepak Kumar Sahani, Commanding Officer of Navigation Training School rendered the welcome address commemorating the successful completion of both the courses. Chief Navigation Instructor, Wing Commander AK Yadav, presented course reports for both the courses. The graduating course of 97th Advance Navigation Course comprised six officers including two from Indian Navy and one from Indian Coast Guard.
These officers would be stepping out as instructors and would be taking up instructional assignments in their respective services. Meritorious Flight Cadets of the 129th Ab-Initio Navigation Course were also awarded with trophies, medals and certificates during the same function.
The Flight Cadets, who have completed their training at Navigation Training School, would be commissioned as Officers of Indian Air Force during the Combined Graduation Parade to be held at Air Force Academy, Dundigal.