Saiful Azam “The Living Eagle” Biography

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Saiful Azam Biogrpahy

Saiful AzamThe Living Eagle” was a Air Force Officer of the then West Pakistan. He was born in 1941, at Khagarbariya in Pabna district. Saiful Azam Dad spent some time during his childhood in Kolkata. His family returned to Bangladesh, then go to East Pakistan, during the Partition. His secondary studies took place here. At the age of 14, he was sent to West Pakistan for higher secondary education. He was admitted to Pakistan Air Force Cadet College in 1958. Two years later, he completed his education as a pilot officer. That year he was commissioned as a General Duty Pilot and joined the Pakistan Air Force.

General Information

Real NameSaiful Azam
NicknameLiving Eagle, Saiful
ProfessionAir Force Officer
RetiredIn 1979
ObedienceBangladesh (1971-1979)
Pakistan (1960-1971)
Service/BranchBangladesh Air Force (1971-1979)
Pakistan Air Force (1960-1971)
Years of Service1960-1979
RankGroup Captain (Bangladesh)
AwardsSitara-e-Jurat

Physical State

Height (approx)6 feet
Weight (approx)85 Kg
Body Measurements (approx)46-15-38
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack

Personal Life

Date of Birth:  1941
Age (as in 2019): 78 years old
Birth Place: Khagarbaira village, Pabna District, East Bengal (Later East and now Bangladesh)
Nationality: Bangladeshi
Hometown: Pabna, Bangladesh
School: East Pakistan school
College: Pakistan Air Force Academy, Risalpur
Educational QualificationsGraduate
Religion: Islam
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date N/A
Family Wife: Nishat Azam (Lawyer)
Hobbies Reading, Playing
Likes & Dislikes Good Things
Bad Things

Destroyed plane List

Against Israil04 Jet Biman
Against India03 Jet Biman

Facts About

  • Does Saiful Azam smoke?::- No
  • Does Saiful Azam alcohol?::- No
  • He was the trainer of “Birsreshto Flight Lieutenant Matiur Rahman”.
  • Saiful Azam was awarded Pakistan’s third-highest military honor, Sitara-i-Jurat.
  • Azam operates eight aircraft from eight different countries. He has flown flights to the United States, Pakistan, England, Jordan, Iraq, Russia, China and his homeland of Bangladesh.
  • Saiful Azam was recognized by the United States Air Force as one of the 22 ‘Living Eagles’ in the world on May 25.