It has been reported that Air Vice Marshal VC Wankhade has taken over as Air Officer Engineering Services (AOES) Headquarters Maintenance Command; IAF Nagpur with effect from 1st December 19.He is an alumni of College of Air Warfare, Secunderabad and National Defence College, New Delhi.
As per information, he was commissioned in Aeronautical Engineering Electronics Branch of Indian Air Force on 18th August 1984.He has done his graduation from Nagpur university in Electronics and Power engineering. He started his career in Guided Weapon stream; his filed assignments include tenures in Electronic Warfare and Communication systems at aircraft bases and Base Repair Depots.
Important field assignments, he has tenanted include Senior Technical Officer of Guided Weapon Squadron, System Leader in Electronic Warfare unit, Chief Technical Officer at Communication Stations, Chief Engineering Officer at an Aircraft Operating Base. He has also been Command Signals Officer at HQ Eastern Air Command, Senior Maintenance Staff Officer at HQ Training Command and Assistant Chief of the Air Staff (Information Technology) at Air Headquarters.
He has been commended by the Chief of the Air Staff in 2000 for professional competence and devotion to duty.