Indian Air Force first woman flight engineer

Indian Air Force first woman flight engineer

Question: Recently,who scripts history by becoming the first woman flight engineer of Indian Air Force?
(a) Hina Jaiswal
(b)Ruchi Sharma
(c)Shubhi Jaiswal
(d)Shobha Malviya
Answer: (a)
Related facts:

  • On 15 February 2019, Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal hailing from Chandigarh scripts history by becoming the first woman flight engineer of Indian Air Force.
  • She holds the achievement after completing the 6 months Flight Engineers course from the 112 Helicopter Unit based at Air Force Station Yelahanka in Bengaluru.
  • She was commissioned in the IAF’s engineering branch in 2015.
  • In year 2018, the flight engineer branch was opened to woman officers.

Amar Mani Upadhyay

Links:
https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/iaf-gets-its-first-woman-flight-engineer/article26279347.ece
https://www.hindustantimes.com/chandigarh/chandigarh-s-hina-jaiswal-becomes-iaf-s-first-woman-flight-engineer/story-ONaKqq72q7BWozYYDtSqJM.html

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