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Air Marshal Dhiraj Kukreja Reveals How IAF Officers Are Trained

BP World Bureau | Aug 15 2020
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Air Marshal Dhiraj Kukreja, Retired Air Officer Commanding in Chief of Training Command, spoke to the media portal 'SheThePeople' about how women and men in IAF (Indian Air Force) are trained. 

In 1994, Air Marshall Kukreja trained the batch of women pilots in the transport stream.

He said that when women started training as pilots there were separate toilets and changing rooms. They wanted women to sit with male colleagues and share the common room. 

He added that he has instructed trainers not to use abusive language while dealing with officers, including men so that they don't lose their confidence. 

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