Flying high: Flight Lieutenant Shivangi Singh is the first woman pilot to fly Rafale fighter aircraft
Flight Lieutenant Shivangi Singh has created history by becoming the first woman pilot to join Rafale's 'Golden Arrows' Squadron in Ambala. Shivangi belongs to Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. Shivangi's mother has expressed happiness over the development and said that her daughter always wanted to become a fighter aircraft pilot.
Flt Lt Shivangi was commissioned into the IAF in 2017 as part of the second batch of women fighter pilots and she is currently undergoing conversion training. Flt Lt Shivangi is currently deployed at Rajastha Air Base.
After completing her schooling in Varanasi, Flt Lt Shivangi joined the prestigious Banaras Hindu University (BHU), where she was part of the 7 UP Air Squadron in the National Cadet Corps.