Indian Navy's 1st batch of three women Pilots Ready

The Indian Navy has made ready its first batch of three women pilots for Maritime Reconnaissance (MR) missions on Dornier aircraft.
Sheena

Updated: Nov 04, 2020 08:34:24 am

Indian Navy's 1st batch of three women Pilots Ready

24 October 2020 Current Affairs:The Indian Navy’s first batch of women pilots on Dornier Aircraft at Kochi on October 22, 2020. 

Highlights:
♦ The Indian Navy has made ready its first batch of three women pilots for Maritime Reconnaissance (MR) missions on Dornier aircraft. 
♦ The 3 women pilots, Lieutenant Divya Sharma, Lt Shubhangi Swaroop and Lt Shivangi are now ready to take on all MR missions on Dornier aircraft.
♦ The three have been "operationalised on Dornier aircraft" by the SNC -  Southern Naval Command.
♦ The 3 women pilots were part of the six pilots of the 27th DOFT (Dornier Operational Flying Training Course), who graduated as fully operational Maritime Reconnaissance (MR) Pilots at a passing out ceremony held at INS Garuda.
♦ These officers had undergone basic flying training partly with Indian Air Force and partly with the Navy.
♦ Lt Shivangi was the 1st to qualify as a naval pilot on December 2, 2019.
♦ The two others-Lieutenant Divya Sharma and Lieutenant Shubhangi Swaroop-also became pilots after 15 days.
♦ They were made one batch and finally became part of the 6 pilots of the 27th DOFT course, which is the most important phase of training for becoming mission ready pilots.
♦ The course comprised a month of the ground training phase, which was conducted at various professional schools of Southern Naval Command and eight months of flying training at the Dornier Squadron of SNC, INAS 550.
♦ Lt Divya Sharma and Lt Shivam Pandey were adjudged First in Flying and First in Ground subjects, respectively.
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