Fl Lt. Bhawana: 1st woman to fly fighter jets
24, May 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- Bhawana Kanth became the first woman pilot of the Indian Air Force (IAF) to qualify
- to undertake combat missions on a fighter jet.
- She has completed operational syllabus for carrying out combat missions on Mig-21 Bison aircraft during day time.
- Bhawana joined the fighter squadron in November 2017 and flew the first solo on MiG-21 Bison in March last year.