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Vijaypat Singhania

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Nationality  Indian
Predecessor  Sadruddin Daya
Children  Gautam Singhania
Term  1 year
Successor  Indu Shahani

Title  Sheriff of Mumbai
Residence  Mumbai
Occupation  Businessman
Name  Vijaypat Singhania
Grandchildren  Niharika Singhania
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Known for  Setting a World Record for highest altitude gained travelling in a hot air balloon at the age of 67
Books  An Angel in the Cockpit: The True Story of a Death-defying Flight Across 5000 Miles of Land and Sea

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Vijaypat Singhania was the chairman emeritus of the Raymond Group of clothing and textiles and a former Sheriff of Mumbai, from 19 December 2005 to 18 December 2006.


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A keen aviator, Singhania holds the world record for highest altitude gained travelling in a hot air balloon, notably carried out at the age of 67. Singhania also holds a world record for his solo microlight flight from UK to India in 1998. Singhania has flight experience of over 5,000 hours. In 1994, he won the gold medal in the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale air race covering a distance of 34,000 km spanning 24 days. To mark this occasion he was conferred the rank of Hon. Air Commodore of the Indian Air Force. In 2005, he was awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Aero Club, and in 2006,the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award by the Government of India. Singhania also wrote a book 'An Angel in the Cockpit' account of his journey from the UK to India on a microlight aircraft in 1988. In March 2007 he was nominated to be Chairman of the Governing Council, IIM Ahmedabad succeeding N.R. Narayana Murthy.

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26 november 2005 indian tycoon vijaypat singhania sets world balloon altitude record

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