Indian Air Force will induct women pilots in fighter stream soon, IAF chief Arup Raha said on Thursday.
Till now, women pilots have been flying transport aircraft and helicopters.
“We are now planning to induct them into the fighter stream to meet the aspiration of young women of India,” the IAF chief.
Indian Air Force is celebrating its 83rd anniversary today.
PM Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted Indian Air Force on its 83rd anniversary, saying it has served the country with great courage and has always been at the forefront in protecting our skies as well as in times of disasters.