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Avani Chaturvedi, India’s first female pilot, to pilot Sukhoi fighter jet

Avani Chaturvedi to pilot Sukhoi fighter jet

Su-30MKI pilot Squadron Leader Chaturvedi will be assigned to the Veer Guardian 2023 in Japan. First female fighter pilot in the Indian Air Force (IAF), squadron commander Avani Chaturvedi, will participate in the inaugural air exercise Veer Guardian 2023. The goal of the exercise is to improve air defence cooperation between Japan and India.

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Avani Chaturvedi to pilot Sukhoi fighter jet: Key Points

  • India’s first female pilot, Avani Chaturvedi, to pilot an Indian Sukhoi fighter jet in aerial wargames in Japan.
  • For the first time, female officers would be travelling abroad to represent the nation.
  • Two of the female fighter pilots participated in the French Air Force’s wargames with the female officers as part of foreign contingents visiting India.
  • From January 16 to January 26, Veer Guardian 2023 will take conducted in Japan at the Sayama Iruma Air Base, Omitama Hyakuri Air Base, and surrounding airspace.
  • According to Avani Chaturvedi’s classmate and one of the first three female fighter pilots, Squadron Leader Bhawana Kanth, the Su-30MKIs employed by the Indian Air Force are among the best and most deadly platforms equipped with homegrown weapon systems.

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Veer Guardian 2023 in Japan

  • From January 16 to January 26, Veer Guardian 2023 will take conducted in Japan at the Sayama Iruma Air Base, Omitama Hyakuri Air Base, and surrounding airspace.
  • According to Avani Chaturvedi’s classmate and one of the first three female fighter pilots, Squadron Leader Bhawana Kanth, the Su-30MKIs employed by the Indian Air Force are among the best and most deadly platforms equipped with homegrown weapon systems.

Veer Guardian 2023 will be held in Japan from January 16 to January 26 at Sayama Iruma Air Base, Omitama Hyakuri Air Base, and adjoining airspace. Squadron Leader Bhawana Kanth, a classmate of Avani Chaturvedi’s and one of the first three female fighter pilots, claims that the Su-30MKIs used by the Indian Air Force are among the greatest and deadliest platforms outfitted with indigenous weaponry.

 

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