Indian Air Force to allow women fighter pilots

October 9, 2015 5:30 PM

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GHAZIABAD, India, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Indian Air Force Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha told reporters women will soon fly fighter jets, as the force marks its 83rd anniversary on Thursday.

Raha said women already fly transport aircraft and helicopters, and that the Indian Air Force has plans to induct them into fighter positions, according to Indian news network NDTV.

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