Meghana Shanbough becomes first woman Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter pilot from South India
Flying Officer Meghana Shanbough MR, an engineering graduate, has become the sixth female fighter pilot to join the ranks of Indian Air Force (IAF). She is the first from Karnataka and South India. She graduates from the Air Force Academy (AFA) in Dundigal. The other fighter pilots: Avani Chaturvedi from Madhya Pradesh, Bhawana Kanth from Bihar and Mohana Singh from Rajasthan have already scripted history by becoming the first-ever women to undergo fighter pilot training in IAF at Hakimpet Air Force station in Hyderabad.
Topics: Air Force Academy • Avani Chaturvedi • Aviation • Bhawana Kanth • Chaturvedi • Fighter pilot • Hakimpet • Hakimpet Air Force Station • Helicopter Training School • Indian Air Force • Mohana Singh Jitarwal • States and union territories of India