Lieutenant Shivangi Becomes First Woman Pilot of Indian Navy to Join Ops
GUWAHATI: Lieutenant Shivangi is set to become the first woman pilot in India to join naval operations at Kochi on 2 December, two days ahead of Navy Day on 4 December.
"Shivangi will graduate to become the First female Pilot of Indian Navy. She hails from Muzaffarpur, Bihar and completed her schooling from DAV Public school, Muzaffarpur," the source told PTI.
Shivangi, who had been undergoing training at the Southern Naval Command, will get authorisation on
2 December to fly dornier aircrafts.
However, the Navy's Aviation branch has had women officers operating as air traffic control officers and as 'observers' in the aircraft who are responsible for communication and weapons.
(M) Lieutenant Shivangi