Air Commodore Nitin Sathe (Retd), a helicopter pilot of the
IAF with 35 years of commissioned service, has been a part of
many a life threatening and lifesaving mission, both in India and
abroad. He has flown almost all the helicopters on the IAF
inventory and has 5500 hours of flying experience. He has been
Director Training at the National Defence Academy and the
Senior Instructor at the Defence Services Staff College. Nitin
Sathe retired from the IAF in Mar 2020 and is presently settled
at Pune. He is a keen adventure enthusiast and does long
distance cycling for fun. He has authored three best-selling books.
Presently he is the Officiating Director of the Armed Forces
Preparatory Institute at Mohali, where he is involved in soft skill
and SSB training of young candidates.