Wing Commander S Dhami becomes the first female officer to join Flight Commander rank of a flying unit in IAF

The daughters of the India are empowering themselves and touching sky in every field. Girls in the Indian army are getting ready to face the enemy shoulder to shoulder. Indian Air Force’s Wing Commander S Dhami has become the first female officer in the country to become the Flight Commander of a flying unit. She took over as Flight Commander of a Chetak helicopter unit at Hindon air base. Flight Commander is the second in command of the unit.

Wing Commander S Dhami born and brought up in Ludhiana, Punjab. she wanted to become a pilot from the days of high school. Dhami, who is touching heights in her career, is the mother of a nine-year-old child. In his career of 15 years, S Dhami has flown Chetak and Cheetah helicopters. Wing Commander Dhami is also the first women qualified flying instructors of the Indian Air Force for Chetak and Cheetah helicopters.

Women in the Indian Armed Forces set another milestone on 26 August with the appointment of Wing Commander Shalija Dhami who became the first female flight commander of the operations unit of the Indian Air Force. Wing Commander Dhami is also the first woman officer of the IAF to be given a permanent commission for a long tenure.

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