Guwahati: Acting as a source of inspiration and a beacon of empowerment in the country, Ayesha Aziz, the 25-year-old from Kashmir becomes the youngest female pilot in India.
In the year 2011, she became the youngest student pilot to get a license at the age of 15 years and underwent training to fly a MIG-29 jet at Russia’s Sokol airbase the following year.
She graduated in aviation from the Bombay Flying Club (BFC) and obtained a commercial license in 2017.
While speaking to ANI, Ayesha Aziz said that she believed that Kashmiri women had progressed immensely in the last few years and have done exceptionally well in the field of education.
Despite the odd timings required by the job and a dynamic work environment, the 25-year-old said that she was happy to take on the challenge.
She also expressed gratitude towards her parents, who have supported her and enabled her to achieve her dreams.