Fighter Pilots

These women fighter pilots are flying the tricolour high

April 18, 2018

“Being a fighter pilot is not inherited is not gifted, I earned it with my own blood, sweat and tears,” says Avani Chaturvedi, first solo women fighter pilot of India, where gender stereotype could not keep women away from taking the lead in frontline. Contrary to male dominance society, Chaturvedi was given wings to...

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Flying training starts for Chhattisgarh youth

September 24, 2017

Raipur: The cadets of Chhattisgarh will be benefitted by this unique opportunity and their chances at securing their employment with the Indian Air Force and other Armed Forces will be enhanced With concerted efforts of the NCC Squadron, the aircraft has been made serviceable at Raipur now and is ready to restart flying training...

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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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