AIR FORCE

AIR FORCE EXAMINATION 

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The Indian Air Force was officially established on 8 October 1932.Its first ac flight came into being on 01 Apr 1933.  It possessed strength of six RAF-trained officers and 19 Havai Sepoys (literally, air soldiers).   The aircraft inventory comprised of four Westland Wapiti IIA army co-operation biplanes at Drigh Road as the “A” Flight nucleus of the planned No.1 (Army Co- operation) Squadron.

 

Cutting its teeth

Four-and-a-half years later, “A” Flight was in action for the first time from Miranshah, in North Waziristan, to support Indian Army operations against insurgent Bhittani tribesmen. Meanwhile, in April 1936, a “B” Flight had also been formed on the vintage Wapiti.  But, it was not until June 1938 that a “C” Flight was raised to bring No. 1 Squadron ostensibly to full strength, and this remained the sole IAF formation when World War II began, although personnel strength had by now risen to 16 officers and 662 men.

Problems concerning the defence of India were reassessed in 1939 by the Chatfield Committee.  It proposed the re-equipment of RAF  (Royal Air Force) squadrons based in lndia but did not make any suggestions for the accelerating the then painfully slow growth of IAF except for a scheme to raise five flights on a voluntary basis to assist in the defence of the principal ports. An IAF Volunteer Reserve was thus authorised, although equipping of the proposed Coastal Defence Flights (CDFs) was somewhat inhibited by aircraft availability. Nevertheless, five such flights were established with No. 1 at Madras, No. 2 at Bombay, No. 3 at Calcutta, No. 4 at Karachi and No. 5 at Cochin. No. 6 was later formed at Vizagapatanam. Built up around a nucleus of regular IAF and RAF personnel, these flights were issued with both ex-RAF Wapitis and those relinquished by No. 1 Squadron IAF after its conversion to the Hawker Hart. In the event, within a year, the squadron was to revert back to the Wapiti because of  spares shortages, the aged Westland biplanes being supplemented by a flight of Audaxes.

 

At the end of March 1941, Nos. 1 and 3 CDFs gave up their Wapitis which were requisitioned to equip No. 2 Squadron raised at Peshawar in the following month, and were instead issued  with Armstrong Whitworth Atalanta transports, used to patrol the Sunderbans delta area south of Calcutta.   No. 2 CDF had meanwhile received requisitioned D.H. 89 Dragon Rapides for convoy and coastal patrol, while No. 5 CDF took on strength a single D.H. 86 which it used to patrol the west of Cape Camorin and the Malabar Coast.

 

Meanwhile the creation of a training structure in India became imperative and RAF flying instructors were assigned to flying clubs to instruct IAF Volunteer Reserve cadets on Tiger Moths.364 pupils were to receive elementary flying training at seven clubs in British India and two in various princely States by the end of 1941. Some comparative modernity was infused in August 1941, when No. 1 Squadron began conversion to the Westland Lysander at Drigh Road, the Unit being presented with a full establishment of 12 Lysanders at Peshawar by the Bombay War Gifts Fund in the following November. No. 2 Squadron had converted from the Wapiti to the Audax in September 1941 and, on 1 October No. 3 Squadron, similarly Audax-equipped, was raised at Peshawar.

Line up of IAF aircraft

Line up of IAF Aircraft types at

the start of world war II

The IAF VR was now inducted into the regular IAF, the individual flights initially retaining their coastal defence status, but with Japan’s entry into the war in December, No. 4 Flight, with four Wapitis and two Audaxes, was despatched to Burma to operate from Moulmein. Unfortunately, four of the flight’s six aircraft were promptly lost to Japanese bombing and, late in January 1942, No. 4 Flight gave place in Moulmein to No. 3 Flight which had meanwhile re-equipped with four ex-RAF Blenheim ls. For a month, these Blenheims were to provide almost the sole air cover for ships arriving at Rangoon harbour.

Indian Air Force Group X Exam

Indian Air Force Group X Exam is conducted for technical and non technical airmen vacancies in the force. The Central Airmen Selection Board (CASB) is tasked with the responsibility of selection and enrollment. CASB has 14 airmen selection centers located all over India. Candidates who clear this exam are first required to undergo 12 weeks of Joint Basic Phase Training at Basic Training Institute Belgaum (Karnataka). After successful completion of JBPT candidates are allotted trades and then provided trade specific training. On completion of trade specific training airmen are deployed for ground based duties as per their trade.

 

Trades offered under technical and non-technical sepcializations

 

Technical:-

 

  • Electronics Fitter
  • Electrical Fitter
  • Mechnical System Fitter
  • Structure Fitter
  • Propulsion Fitter
  • Workshop Fitter (Smith)
  • Workshop Fitter (Mechanical)
  • Weapon Fitter

 

Non-Technical:-

 

  • Education Instructor * Enrolled in the rank of Sergeant (Under/Training)

 

Indian Air Force Group Y Exam 2017 Eligibility:-

 

GROUP ‘X’ Technical trades (Except Education Instructor):-

 

  • Age Limit:- Candidates aged between 17 and 19 years of age are eligible to apply.

 

  • Educational Qualification:-

 

Passed Intermediate / 10+2 / equivalent examination with subjects of  Mathematics, Physics and English, with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English

OR

Three year Diploma course in Engineering (Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Automobile / Computer Science / Instrumentation Technology / Information Technology) from a Government recognised Polytechnic Institute with minimum overall aggregate of 50 percent marks and 50% marks in English in Diploma or in Intermediate / Matriculation if English is not a subject in diploma.

 

Group ‘X’ : Education Instructor Trade:-

 

  • Age Limit:- Candidates aged between 20 and 25 years of age are eligible to apply.

 

  • Educational Qualification:- Graduate in Arts, Commerce or Science with B. Ed degree or two years teaching experience in a government recognised school/college, with minimum 50% marks in aggregate in Graduation as well as B. Ed (Bachelor of Education).

 

OR

 

Age Limit:- Candidates aged between 20 and 28 years of age are eligible to apply.

 

Educational Qualification:- Passed MA English / M Sc in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science / MCA with B Ed degree or 2 Years teaching experience in a Government recognised School /college.

Job Profiles of Group X trades

 

TECHNICAL

 

  • Electronics Fitter: An electronic fitter is responsible for

 

-operation and mantaineance of radar, voice and data transmission and reception equipment mounted on latest airborne and ground based air defence systems.

 

  • Electrical Fitter: An electrical fitter would be responsible for

 

-maintaining power supply systems of latest aircrafts, airborne missles and associated ground based systems.

-maintaining photo equipment mounted on latest airborne and ground based air defence systems.

 

  • Mechanical System Fitter: A mechnical system fitter will be responsible for

– repairing and maintaining mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems of airborne missiles, engines, automobiles and aircraft fuelling equipment

 

  • Structure Fitter: A Structure Fitter would be responsible for

 

– maintenance and servicing of air frames and their accessories, components and controls of aircraft.

 

  • Propulsion Fitter: A propulsion fitter will be responsible for

 

repairing, maintaining and preparing for use propulsion system of aircraft and other airborne weapon delivery system.

 

  • Workshop Fitter (Smith): A workshop Fitter (Smith’s) duty include

 

undertaking of major structural repairs of all aircrafts at central training centers.

 

  • Workshop Fitter (Mechanical): Workshop Fitter (Mechanical) job profile would include repair and mainteance work of mechanical nature.

 

  • Weapon Fitter: A Weapon Fitter will be responsible for

 

for preparation, maintenance and servicing of armaments, ammunition and safety equipment of aircrafts, missles and other  weapon delivery systems.

 

NON TECHNICAL

 

  • Education Instructor: An education instructor is responsible for training programme at instructional schools and also improving level of education level of airforce of personnel.

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