History was Created – Meet the Indian Air Force’s 3 Women Fighter Jet Pilots
“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 the frontline. Contrary to male dominance society, Chaturvedi was given wings to fly high to touch the sky like their male counterparts. In the 20th century, three women made history as India’s first female fighter pilot in the Indian Air Force (IAF), because they were commissioned on the first batch on Saturday.
Setting a benchmark for the girls across the country, female fighter pilots are flying the tricolor in the sky with pride. A few days ago, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha, informed that India has the maximum number of women pilots which is around 12 percent.
Avani is 24 years girls of the fighter pilot of Indian Air Force. Who always dreamed to fly. This girl is from Satna District in Madhya Pradesh and she always wanted to control the cockpit. And now she made it and fulfill her dream by controlling the heaviest aircraft – MiG-21. And its all done by herself.
Avani was really excited to do this and she said in front of the media,”You cannot become a fighter pilot in a day or two, it is a long process. A person needs to be mentally and physically fit and fine. We have to be quick in decision making, especially while driving an aircraft with the fastest landing speed in the world.” And also she mentioned when she was 10 years of old she following Kalpana Chawla.
Also, she told that MiG-21 is not the ultimate goal. Just it was my first step there are many things left to learn.
Mohana Singh is one of the motivational female fighter pilots of Indian Air Force. And she always to fly and also a challenging girl. She has achieved a good percentage with flying colors, She completed her BTech in electronics and communication engineering at the institute and completed her graduation with 83.7 percent in 2013.
And she completed her graduation from Global Institute Of Management and Emerging Technologies of Amritsar.
Among all fighter pilots in the country, Bhawana was inducted into the Indian Air Force in 2016. She belongs from a small town Barauni, Bihar. She is always dreamed as a fighter pilot. Also, she is a good sportsperson. She cleared the UPSC Combined Defence Service Examination. And after completing that, she joined the fighter stream.
And after 6 months of training at Kiran Intermediate Jet Trainers at HakimpetParade Spring Term at the Air Force Academy in Dundigal. She was a solo pilot of the MiG-21. Khan took a flight from Ambala Air Force Station at around 1400 hours. Complete it like magic.
All those approved for about 150 hours. Once they go to the joint graduation level parade Spring Term 2016, three advanced jet trainers – will start advanced training on British construction in Bidar in Karnataka. In fact, Hawks will take 145 hours before the cockpit of the supersonic fighter. Fighter pilot training.
And According to Indian Air Force Official, it takes Rs 15 crore to train a fighter pilot. Air Chief Arup Raha has said that the woman fighters would get no performance and will be assigned as per the requirement of the force. JAI HIND
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