On the auspicious day of International Women’s day, Air Chief Marshal Arun Saha declared that India will see its female fighter pilots in June. PM Narendra Modi along with Defence Minister Manohar Parikar finally accepted the proposal to open the cockpits of fighter aircraft for women.
India’s first three female fighter pilots
Flying Officer Mohana Singh from Rajasthan, Flying Officer Bhawana from Bihar and Avani from Madhya Pradesh are first three female fighter pilots. This is the first time in history when three Female Pilots are shortlisted to fly a fighter plane. Three of them are undergoing rigorous flying training with their male counterparts in Hyderabad. There is no privilege or concession for them, they have to go through the same tests procedure. They are under the second phase of training.
“Our main aim is to undergo and accomplish training and fulfill the expectations of our instructors. It has been my childhood dream to fly fighter aircraft. I am very thankful that my dream is coming true” said Bhawna from Bihar
Mohana belongs to defence background. Her father and grandfather both served in IAF. “We the three girls out of eight selected to fly fighter an aircraft. My instructor motivated to become a fighter pilot. I was preparing to join armed forces along with my engineering” said Mohana from Rajasthan
We can differentiate males and females now. There are equal challenges and opportunities for both the sexes. I am happy my dream is going to convert into reality” Avani from Madhya Pradesh
The three women are going to touch the sky with the glory. After the completion of their training and are at par with their male colleagues. The passing out parade is scheduled on June 18th
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