Shaikha Aisha bint Rashid Enters History By Becoming The First Female Bahraini Fighter Pilot

Via: Emirates woman

By Nada Hamouda

In an unprecedented achievement for Bahraini women, Pilot Officer Shaikha Aisha bint Rashid Al Khalifa took the skies in a BAE Hawk to perform the one-hour flight on the 12th of July. Her inaugural flight was attended by her grandfather, HRH the Prime Minister Prince, Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.

Via: Emirates Woman

Last year, Sheikha Aisha made history after becoming the fisrt Bahraini woman to graduate from the prestigious British Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, near London.

In 2007, Mariam Al-Mansouri also became the UAE’s first female Emirati fighter pilot. She has been leading mission strikes against ISIL in Iraq.

WE SAID THIS: If men can do it, women can do it, too. As simple as that!

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