Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal becomes the first Women Fighter Engineer in Indian Air Force. Recently she completed her six-month Flight Engineering course from 112 helicopter unit situated in Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru. She completed her training on the 15th of February, this year.
After she undergone the entire course of her training, she will be posted in helicopter squadron where she will monitor and operate Indian Air Force’s aircraft. The posting can be given at any location, starting from Siachen to Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Before being selected for the Flight Engineering Course as a Flight Engineer, she was working as a Chief of Firing Team and Battery Commander in a Frontline Surface to Air Missile Squadron.
About Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal:
Hina, since childhood, dreamed about becoming an aviator in the defence forces. Below are the interesting facts about Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal.
- Hina Jaiswal’s mother (Mrs. Anita) is a house maker whereas her father (Mr. DK Jaiswal) is a retired Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (PCDA).
- Hina is the only daughter of her parents.
- She completed her schooling from Shishu Niketan Model Senior Secondary School.
- Afterward, she completed her Engineering degree from University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET) in Punjab. She completed her degree from Electronics branch.
- She appeared for AFCAT 2 2014 and was selected for AFCAT 58 SSC (Women) AE (L).
- She was selected to join the Indian Air Force under the course number 196/15T/SSC(W)
- During her AFCAT exam, her roll AFCAT Number was 127033.
- She stood 15th in the AFCAT 2 2014 Merit list realized by the Indian Air Force.
- Total 49 candidates (including Men & Women) were recommended to join the Indian Air Force under the aforementioned course.
In an interview with the media, she explained her achievement as ‘A Dream Come True’.
Women in Indian Air Force:
With the completion of extensive training under Indian Air Force, Ft Lt Hina Jaiswal has not only made history but also has marked her name in the list of Women who make the country proud. Before this, three women named Avani Chaturvedi, Bhawana Kanth and Mohana Singh who become the first three lady pilots in the Indian Air Force.
The increased interest of women in Indian Defence Forces and the count of female soldiers have somewhere filled the gender gap. According to the statistics, Indian Air Force has currently 13.09 percent of women officers and it is the highest count among all the three forces.
- Indian Navy Force has 6% of women officers
- Indian Army has only 3.80% of women officers
When we are sharing the brave stories of our proud ladies, how can we forget to mention the name of Flying Officer Gunjan Saxena who made a supreme contribution during the Kargil War 1999?
The Team Of SSBToSuccess Congratulates Hina Jaiswal For Such A Great Achievement.