Fighter Pilots

India’s first female fighter pilots pave the way for more women in combat

June 22, 2016

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) has recruited its first female fighter pilots, paving the way for more women to be given combat roles as one of the world’s biggest military forces takes steps towards greater gender parity. Flying Officers Mohana Singh, Bhawana Kanth and Avani Chaturvedi received their wings on Saturday when...

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