25 year old Kashmiri woman, Ayesha Aziz, has become the India’s youngest female pilot. She became the youngest student pilot to get a license at the age of 15 in 2011. Ayesha Aziz is the youngest female pilot in the country acts is a source of inspiration and a beacon of empowerment for numerous Kashmiri women.

Ayesha Aziz

In 2011, Ayesha Aziz became the youngest student pilot to get a license at the age of 15 and underwent training to fly a MIG-29 jet at Russia’s Sokol airbase the following year. She later graduated in aviation from the Bombay Flying Club (BFC) and obtained a commercial license in the year 2017.