Two female SLAF officers commissioned as pilots for the first time
2 years ago
Two female officers have been commissioned as pilots for the first time in the history of the Sri Lanka Air Force. Issuing a statement, the Sri Lanka Air Force said Pilot Officer ADPL Gunarathe and Pilot Officer RT Weerawardana became the first Lady Officers to be awarded the prestigious Flying Brevet and be the pioneering female military aviators of Sri Lanka for the first time in the history of the Sri Lanka Air Force. The honour was bestowed on the officers during the Commissioning and Wings Parade of the 61st Intake of Officers Cadets held at the Air Force Academy in China Bay, Trincomalee today.