Kashmiri girl wants to be first Indian woman to fly fighter planes

Ayesha Aziz from Kashmir has received her commercial license and wants to fly a MIG-29 fighter jet.

The 21-year-old will soon become the youngest Indian girl to pilot the fighter jet. Ayesha will fly the jet from the Sokul airbase in Russia.

Ayesha received her student pilot license from Bombay Flying Club when she was 16 years old. She then went on to complete a two-month advanced space-training course at the American space agency, NASA.

Ayesha says she is inspired by Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams. Her family members support her career choices and are very proud of her.

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