Good news for all the female defence aspirants and especially for those who want to join the Indian Army as a pilot in the army aviation corps. Women will be inducted as pilots in the Army Aviation Corps from 2022 said Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane.
At present, women officers are part of ground duties in the Army Aviation Corps. Women pilots would be flying helicopters to forward locations and be part of operations at the borders, the Army Chief said, adding that the proposal has been cleared.
I had initiated a proposal that women officers can be recruited to Army Aviation. The next course which will begin in July this year, will induct women for training purposes in flying branch and after one year they will be able to join in operational duties.” – Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane.