Two IAF women pilots, script history at Republic Day parade

Flight Lieutenant Bhawana Kanth, 28, became the first woman fighter pilot to take part in the Republic Day parade as she was part of an IAF tableau that showcased mock-ups of an light combat aircraft, light combat helicopter and a Sukhoi-30 fighter plane, Flight Lieutenant Swati Rathore got the honour to be the first woman to be part of the flypast over Rajpath as she flew a Mi-17 V5 helicopter in a formation of four choppers.

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