Aero India to celebrate ''Women''s Day'' in Bengaluru

BENGALURU: ''Women''s Day'' will be celebrated on Saturday at the biennial Aero India 2019 expo being held at the Yelahanka base of the Indian Air Force (IAF), said an air force official on Friday.

Aero India to celebrate ''Women''s Day'' in Bengaluru

A view of parked aircrafts on the 2nd day of the 12th edition of Aero India 2019 at Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru, Thursday, February 21, 2019. — PTI

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Bengaluru, February 22 

'Women's Day' will be celebrated on Saturday at the biennial Aero India 2019 expo being held at the Yelahanka base of the Indian Air Force (IAF), said an air force official on Friday.

"The 'Women's Day' will showcase women's achievements in the aerospace sector, an all-women crew will fly Dornier and Avro aircraft and participate in panel discussions at the venue," said the official here.

Built by the state-run aerospace major HAL, Dornier and Avro are multi-purpose twin turboprop aircraft used for ferrying passengers and cargo in military and civil operations.

"Three women IAF fighter pilots will also fly Hawk-I advanced jet trainer of BAE Systems plc and an upgraded version of the Russian-made MiG-21," said the official but did not name them.

Women achievers in the sector will be felicitated and a book and film on 'Women in Aviation' will be released.

The defence behemoth HAL makes Hawk advanced jet trainers under licence production from BAE Systems plc. — IANS 

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