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IAF Congratulates Wing Commander Gajanand Yadava

  •  Indian Air Force (IAF) congratulated Wing Commander Gajanand Yadava, for being awarded the ‘Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2019’ in ‘air adventure’ category.
  • “Congratulations! WgCdr Gajanand Yadava, for being awarded the ‘Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2019’ in ‘Air Adventure’ category. WgCdr Gajanand Yadava, a Parachute Jump Instructor & member of IAF Skydiving Team ‘Akash Ganga’, has undertaken more than 2900 jumps to date,” IAF tweeted.
  • The Air Force also congratulated to Air Force Sports Control Board (AFSCB), for being awarded the ‘Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2020’, which is given for making sustained efforts towards encouragement and promotion of Sports.
  • “#Congratulations to Air Force Sports Control Board (AFSCB), for being awarded the ‘Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2020’ in ‘Employment to Sports Persons and Institution of various Sports Welfare measures’ category by Ministry of Youth Affairs and sports (MoYAS), Govt of India,” IAF tweeted. 

The records which he created are mentioned below-

  • He undertook the 1st ever wingsuit skydive jump from high speed aircraft (An-32) in India.
  • He has done highest wingsuit jump from an altitude of 24400 ft.
  • He has done night wingsuit jump from 8000 ft.
  • He is the only jumper in India to undertake high altitude night wingsuit jump from 12000 ft, opening chute at 3000 ft after doing wingsuit flying for 9000 ft.

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Girish Chandra

Army Brat, Spiritual, Defence Enthusiast, Passionate teacher, B.Tech in Automobile Engineering, Cleared AFCAT & CDS

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