Fl Lt. Bhawana: 1st woman to fly fighter jets

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  • 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.
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