The first batch of women fighter pilots, comprising three cadets, will be inducted in the Indian Air Force on June 18. Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said three women trainee officers have volunteered to be inducted in the combat role.
Raha was speaking at a seminar on ‘Women in Armed Medical Corps’ organised to mark International Women’s Day here, which was also attended by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
And very soon on 18th June this year Indian Air Force will get its first woman fighter pilot: IAF Chief Arup Raha pic.twitter.com/pYi8vWtVr4
— ANI (@ANI_news) March 8, 2016