Bengaluru: Breaking the glass ceiling, Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal has scripted history by becoming the first woman flight engineer
to be inducted into the Indian Air Force.
must have a knowledge of electrical, communication, navigation, mechanical, hydraulic, fuels and pneumatic aircraft systems.
The flight engineer
was simultaneously opening the NATOPS and pointing to an oil-temperature gauge that was about 10 degrees above the upper limit and climbing.
operate and monitor all of the aircraft systems during prefight, in-flight, and post-flight operations.
With the departure of early model Jumbo Jet airliners from the air in Japan, veteran flight engineer
Kanemitsu Nakagawa is filled with a sense of loss for his longtime ''girlfriend.''
are considered the elite among the enlisted ranks of the P-3 community.
The six ANA flight engineers
have completed training that began in August to serve on the Airbus 300 fleet of JAS, according to the officials.
are enlisted men and women who keep the giant bird in the air through their die-hard, attention-to-detail attitude that seems to come from simply a love of being in the air.
For flight engineers
it was even lower, at 56 per cent.
NASA scientists have outfitted the new spacecraft (also called space probes) with powerful communications systems, and flight engineers
have refined navigational techniques.