IAF to induct women in fighter stream, says Air Chief Arup Raha

New Delhi: Air Chief Arup Raha today said that the Indian Air Force is planning to induct women pilots in the fighter stream.

Air Chief Arup Raha . PTI file photo

“We have women pilots flying transport aircraft and helicopters, we are now planning to include them in the fighter stream to meet the aspirations of young women of India,” said the IAF Chief.

PM Modi lauded  the Indian Air Force Personnel saying that their contribution was monumental for the country.

IAF is celebrating its 83rd anniversary today.

Women to be inducted as fighter pilots: IAF chief

New Delhi (IANS) Women would soon be inducted as fighter pilots in the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said here on Thursday.

“We have women pilots flying transport aircrafts and helicopters, we are now planning to induct them into the fighter stream to meet the aspirations of young women of India,” Raha said at the 83rd Air Force Day parade.

The event was held at Hindon Air Force base.

According to officials, there are around 300 women pilots in the Indian Air Force.

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