Pune 06 April PCP NEWS) : Ayesha Aziz, a Twenty one year old lady Pilot from Kashmir, received her commercial license last week, could become India’s first woman to fly a MiG-29 Fighter Jet at Russia’s Sokul Airbase. She was among the three Indians that NASA choose for its 2012 edition for two months advanced space training course for Pilots as reported by PCP News.
Ayesha Aziz, while speaking over phone to PCP News Correspondent, she said that, Astronaut Sunita Williams is my inspiration, I want to reach the edge of space, for which we are talking terms with the Russian agency to fly the MIG-29, So, that is going to be the next expedition to fly the MIG-29 fighter jet. While giving a message to the girls from Kashmir, She said that, Kashmiri girls would be to chase their dreams, to not let anything let them down, have goals in your life and achieve them.
Ayesha’s training began at the age of 16, when she was in school, at Mumbai’s prestigious Bombay Flying Club, she was given a student pilot license by the club. Her mother belongs to the militancy hit Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir and her father is from Mumbai. PCP?DJ 19 30