A postgraduate in Defense studies,Wing Commander B.S.Narayanan is a retired Indian Air Force Officer and Navigator,with over 8700 hours of flying experience from the WW II work house B-24 Liberator,to the four engine super Constellation and Boeing 707 aircraft.
Air Commodore (Retd.)
Air Commodore A.M. Ganapathy is an ex Indian Air Force Officer with over 4300 hours of experience in Fighter Aircrafts. A graduate from the Defense Service Staff College and College of Combat, he is also an M.Phil in Defense and Management Studies.
His prestigious military appointments include - Examiner of Military Aircrew and Commander of a Military Airbase. He is a member of the Aeronautical Society of India. He is widely traveled and he has established close business contact with aircraft operators in Europe & USA. His responsibilities include that of ensuring quality and standards in service provided, as well as, business development of the company. He has wide experience in interacting with government and civil departments.
Group Captain C. Murlidhar is an ex Indian Air Force Officer & Navigator with over 5700 hours of flying experience. A qualified Navigator Instructor, Group Captain Murlidhar was also posted in the prestigious VVIP squadron of the IAF.
A graduate from the Defense Services Staff College, he has also commanded a frontline air defense unit. As Chief Administrative Office of the flying training base at Yelahanka (Bangalore), he was actively involved in the planning preparation and arrangement of the first ever Indian International Air Show held under the aegis of the Ministry of Defense that has since become a biennial event. He coordinates all aviation service requirements at CBAS.
Air Vice Marshal (Retd.)
Air Vice Marshal SS Lahiri is an ex-Indian Air Force Officer. He is a graduate from the Defense Services Staff College, besides also have academic qualifications that include - B.Sc., BE, MS, MaeSI & FIETE.
He has held various prestigious military appointments, and is a recipient of Presidential Award of AVSM & VSM for distinguished service. He was trained abroad on Russian Aircraft related equipment and has wide experience in aircraft and missiles. He had also served in Aircraft & System Testing Establishment (ASTE), Bangalore and was exposed to aircraft & onboard system testing.
Wing Commander (Retd.)
Wing Commander E.S. Balachand is an ex-Indian Air Force Officer with over 6000 hours experience on fighter aircrafts and helicopters. His Air Force appointments include - Base Commander of High Altitude Military Airfield and Chief of Operations at Transport and Helicopter base.
He has a vast experience in high altitude helicopter operations.In Civil Aviation sector, his experience includes GM Operations Airline Services of a private company, in which he was responsible for providing quality services to foreign corporate and business aircraft operators visiting India.
Wing Commander (Retd.)
Wing Commander R.K. Prasad is a retired Air Force Officer and has a distinguished career in aviation spanning nearly 30 years. He hasspecialized in Navigation, Air Traffic Control, Air Defense Control and Air Intelligence. As a Navigator, he has flying experience in a wide range of aircraft including, the DC-3, Fairchild Packet, Hawker-Siddeley 748 and the Anotonov 32.
Apart from these, he has also commanded an Air Defense Radar Unit as well as a Counter Intelligence Unit. He has also held prestigious staff appointments at various levels in the Air Force. Prasad also has considerable experience in the Civil Aviation Sector as the Senior Manager Operations and Commercial of a medium sized Aviation Company. As GM Operations at CBAS, he has been instrumental in ensuring that Foreign Corporate and Private operators, visiting India, are provided the best of services.
Wing Commander (Retd.)
Wing Commander S.N. Kedarinath (KD as he is fondly referred to) is an ex Air Force Officer who has specialized in Air Traffic Control & Administration. He has an outstanding track record and has vast experience in Air Traffic Control across India.
He is also a graduate from the Defense Services Staff College. KD was also selected as a member of the UN Peace Keeping Force in Sierra Leone. He was also actively involved in the planning, preparation and arrangement of two consecutive Aero India Exhibitions and the Indian International Air show. He is well versed in the Operational, Administrative and Security aspects of Airport Management.
Capt A.Ramachandran is a Retired Air Force Officer with 25 yrs service, in the IAF. During this tenure he has flown a wide range of aircrafts including
1.Fairchild Packet (C-119-G)
In all the above aircraft he has been a training pilot as well as qualified to train in all forward Area landing fields.In all he has a total of more than 1000 landings as Captain in a variety of airfields and also participated in the induction of IPKS in Srilanka.After Retirement, He served for 16 years for the house of TATAS, both at Jamshedpur and Mumbai.
Capt A.Ramachandran retired from TATAS when he turned 60yrs, then joined Anil Ambani Group and flew their new Falcon 2000 till 2009, and continued to fly till his 65th birthday for GMR based out of HAL Airport, Bangalore.
Ex IAF Officer (Retd.)
Capt David De Figueiredo is Ex IAF Officer from flying Branch.He retired as a Wg,Cdr. after 25years of accident free flying.Then joined the corporate sector and flew corporate aircraft for birlas.At the inception of Jet Airways,He joined the company and flew for 13years.
He also attended 3 days Internal Quality Audit's Training course at Mumbai from 12-14 December,2005.the course was delivered by IAN BAG SHAN AVIATION COMPLIANCE SOLUTION PVT.LTD. and successfully completed the Safety Management System and Accident Investigation Workshop Training course conducted in New Delhi from 21-25 October,2002.