Karachi : Air Marshal (Retd) Muhammad Yousuf, took over the charge of the post of Director General, Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority on 5th November, 2013.
Air Marshal (Retd) Muhammad Yousaf joined Pakistan Air Force in 1972 and commissioned in GD(P) Branch in June, 1975.
He had a distinguished career in PAF as a Fighter Pilot. During his flying career he flew most of the fighter aircraft including F-86, F-6, F-7 & F-16. His command assignments included Command of a Fighter Squadron, Flying Wing and a Flying Base.
He also commanded Central Air Command, served as Chief Project Director Falcon (F-16), Director General (Logistics) JSHQ and Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Support) at AHQ.
He is a Graduate of Air War College and NDC Course. He has also done Senior Executive Course from USA.
For his meritorious services the Government of Pakistan conferred on the Air Marshal the Hilal in Order of Imtiaz (Military) and Tamgha-e-Basalat.