Nigerian Air Power wings First Feminine Fighter, Fight Helicopter Pilots, Decorates First Feminine Air Warrant Officer

Nigerian Air Power wings First Feminine Fighter, Fight Helicopter Pilots, Decorates First Feminine Air Warrant Officer

The Nigerian Air Power on Tuesday in Abuja winged its first feminine fighter pilot, first feminine helicopter pilot and adorned its first feminine Air Warrant Officer.

The primary feminine fighter (combatant) pilot winged is Flying Officer Kafayat Sanni and first feminine helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile.

They have been the 2 feminine pilots among the many 13 that have been winged.

The 2 feminine pilots had efficiently accomplished their pilot coaching programs.

The newly-promoted first feminine Air Warrant Officer, Grace Garba, was additionally adorned together with her new rank, turning into the primary lady to be promoted to the very best rank within the Non-Commissioned Officers’ cadre.

Nigerian Air Power wings First Feminine Fighter, Fight Helicopter Pilots, Decorates First Feminine Air Warrant Officer

Talking on the ceremony, the Chief of the Air Workers (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, stated the 13 pilots certified for the award of the NAF prestigious Wing.

“Today indeed marks another milestone in the history of the NAF and I am gratified to be part of it,” stated Abubakar.

“I’m significantly glad as a result of out of the 13 pilots to be winged are two feminine Common Combatant officers. They don’t seem to be solely feminine officers however excellent aviators. Whereas one of many two pilots is the primary feminine fighter pilot within the 55 years historical past of the NAF, the second is the primary feminine fight helicopter pilot. The primary feminine fighter pilot educated at america Air Power following a wonderful efficiency throughout her preliminary flying coaching course at 401 Flying Coaching College in Kaduna.

“I’m assured that the NAF and certainly Nigeria will quickly be reaping the advantages that these pilots would undoubtedly add to our operations,’’ he stated.

Nigerian Air Power wings First Feminine Fighter, Fight Helicopter Pilots, Decorates First Feminine Air Warrant Officer Nigerian Air Power wings First Feminine Fighter, Fight Helicopter Pilots, Decorates First Feminine Air Warrant Officer

Pauline Tallen, the minister of Girls Affairs, who graced the event, expressed happiness to be a part of the occasion.

Tallen congratulated the feminine pilots and the Air Warrant Officer for the feat, saying that historical past had been made.

Nigerian Air Power wings First Feminine Fighter, Fight Helicopter Pilots, Decorates First Feminine Air Warrant Officer Nigerian Air Power wings First Feminine Fighter, Fight Helicopter Pilots, Decorates First Feminine Air Warrant Officer
Nigerian Air Power wings First Feminine Fighter, Fight Helicopter Pilots, Decorates First Feminine Air Warrant Officer Nigerian Air Power wings First Feminine Fighter, Fight Helicopter Pilots, Decorates First Feminine Air Warrant Officer

 

 

 

 

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