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Indian Navy’s First Woman Helicopter Pilot

Indian Navy’s First Woman Helicopter Pilot:

Sub Lieutenant Anamika B. Rajeev made history at INS Rajali, Arakkonam, when she became the first woman in the Indian Navy to fly a helicopter. Last week, this important milestone was reached during the passing out parade. The 102nd Helicopter Conversion Course was completed.

  • During the event, Vice Admiral Rajesh Pendharkar, who is in charge of the Eastern Naval Command, also gave the prestigious “Golden Wings” to 21 officers.
  • The passing out parade, which took place on June 7, marked the end of both Stage I training for the 4th Basic Helicopter Conversion Course and graduation from the conversion course.
  • Lieutenant Gurkirat Rajput won the FOC-in-C, Eastern Naval Command Rolling Trophy for being the best pilot among his peers.
  • The Sub-Lieutenant Kunte Memorial Book Prize was given to Lt Nitin Sharan Chaturvedi for his outstanding work on ground topics.
  • Lieutenant Deepak Gupta won first place in the Overall Order of Merit and was given the Governor of Kerala Rolling Trophy.