GROUP CAPTAIN HARDIK MODI TAKES OVER COMMAND OF MECHANICAL TRANSPORT TRAINING INSTITUTE

GROUP CAPTAIN HARDIK MODI TAKES OVER COMMAND OF MECHANICAL TRANSPORT TRAINING INSTITUTE

 GROUP CAPTAIN HARDIK MODI TAKES OVER COMMAND OF MECHANICAL  TRANSPORT TRAINING INSTITUTE

  Chennai, 15th Apr 2019­­

            Group Captain Hardik Modi assumed the command of Mechanical Transport Training Institute from Group Captain A Hurtis on 15 Apr 19.  To mark this jubilant occasion a ceremonial parade was held on this occasion.

            Group Captain Hardik Modi was born on 06 March 1974 in Bhavnagar, Gujarat. After his schooling, he gra duated as a Mechanical Engineer from MS University, Vadodara in July 1995 and was commissioned in IAF under direct entry scheme in November 1995 as an Aeronautical Engineer (Mechanical).

 

He is trained on MiG-27 fighter aircraft and has approximately 13 years of experience in the fleet including first to fourth line mai nt ena nce.  His key appointments include Senior Engineering Officer of a Squadron and Technical Flight in MiG 27 fleet, Material Plan ning & Technology Officer as well as Chief of Engines in Base Re pair Depot, Senior Technical Officer (Mechanical Transports) of a fighter base, Staff Officer at Air Head Quarter and Staff duties at Head Quarter Central Air Command. Prior to assuming the charge of Commanding Officer of Mechanical Transport Training Institute, the officer served at Head Quarter South Western Air Command

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