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10:23 AM, October 4, 2016
IAF Woman Trainees Succeed In Becoming Copter Pilots
Indian Air Force woman officer is leading a marching division during the Indian Air Force Day. Photo Credit: Hindustan Times

The current batch of Indian Air Force woman trainees have been qualified as transport and helicopter pilots.

"In the current batch of cadets undergoing training, women trainees have not qualified for being inducted as fighter pilots but have succeeded in training as transport and helicopter pilots," an IAF official was quoted as saying by The Hindu during a media visit to the IAF’s academy in Dundigal of Telangana on Monday.

The IAF will be celebrating its 84th Foundation Day on October eight. During run up to the celebrations at the IAF academy in Dundigal, the officials showcased the functioning of trainer Pilatus aircraft and the simulator used by cadets at the academy.

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