Meet flying officer Avani Chaturvedi – First Indian woman to fly fighter jet solo


Flying Officer Avni Chaturvedi has now got the record of flying the MiG-21 fighter jet alone. Earlier, she has become the first female fighter in the history of Indian Air Force. Originally from Rewa of Madhya Pradesh, Avani flew the MiG-21 bison made in Russia from Jamnagar airbase of Gujarat on Monday and completed its mission.

This is the first step to becoming a fighter pilot

Air Force’s spokesperson and fighter pilot Anupam Banerjee said, “Avani has become the first Indian female pilot to fly a fighter aircraft, this is the first step to becoming a fighter pilot, now the female pilot in the Indian Air Force will be ready soon for the operational field. However, she will have to undergo training for two years now and to complete the operation. ” Before flying alone, her instructor thoroughly tested her skeleton in the MiG-21 Bison aircraft.

Avani joined air force In June 2016

A pilot of the Air Force said that flying fighter jet is a zero error propaganda and it has to go through many tests to fly alone. With the support of Avni, Bhawna Kant of the Begusarai of Bihar and Mohna Singh of Vadodara of Gujarat has the distinction of being the first female fighter pilot in the country. The three girls had joined the Air Force’s Fighter Squadron in June 2016.

Avani  was training in Hyderabad 

Avni Chaturvedi took training from the Air Force Academy, Hyderabad. Her schooling took place in Shahdol in Madhya Pradesh. Sha was graduated in 2014 from the University of  Vanasthali in Rajasthan and then she joined the Air Force.

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