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Bihar girl creates history, becomes first female pilot of Indian navy


PATNA: The first female pilot of Indian navy Shivangi will join the naval operation on December 2, officials said today.

“She will graduate to become the first female pilot of Indian navy,” a navy official said in a Press statement issued on Friday.

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Shivangi who hails from Muzaffarpur district of Bihar was inducted in Indian Navy as SSC (Pilot) as part of 27 NOC course in INA, Ezhimala and got formally commissioned by Vice Adm AK Chawla, AVSM, VSM, NM on June 25, 2018.

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After 6 months of rigorous training in Indian Naval academy, she started her flying training on Pilatus (PC 7) aircraft in Air force academy, Dundigal.

Post successful completion of initial training in AFA, She went onto complete 07 Dornier Conversion course from Dornier training squadron INAS 550 (Flying Fish) In Kochi and will be awarded wings on Dec 2, 19.

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