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India’s lead in female pilot numbers is in part thanks to this woman
Feb08

India’s lead in female pilot numbers is in part thanks to this woman

The Indian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), say a record number of commercial  pilot licences (CPL) were issued in the country last year. Now the aviation authority claims that India has the highest percentage of women pilots in the world. DGCA analysts state that the Indian airline industry is experiencing a strong period of growth. In January 2024 Indian airlines had accumulated about 1,620 outstanding aircraft orders,...

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British Women Pilots’ Association announces its 2023 aviation scholarships
Aug19

British Women Pilots’ Association announces its 2023 aviation scholarships

The British Women Pilots’ Association (BWPA) announces its 2023 aviation scholarships at this year’s Light Aircraft Association (LAA) ‘grass roots’ fly-in at Popham. The BWPA awards scholarships to women in the UK of all ages and backgrounds and helps them achieve their flying dreams. To date the BWPA are awarding 12 scholarships and hopeful candidates can apply from September. Three of the scholarships are in partnership with...

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British Women Pilots’ Association 2020 scholarship winners
Jul07

British Women Pilots’ Association 2020 scholarship winners

The British Women Pilots’ Association (BWPA) has confirmed the winners of its 2020 series of aviation scholarships. The BWPA offers scholarships every year to support women in the UK in achieving their flying dreams, underlying its key aim to promote their training and employment within the sector. For this reason, says the BWPA, a proportion of the Association’s membership fees is used to fund scholarships. The BWPA also actively...

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