Who Is Pilot Captain Abhilasha Barak Age, Height, Biography, Education, Family

Who Is Pilot Captain Abhilasha Barak Age, Height, Biography, Education, Family

Pilot Abhilasha Barak became the first woman combat aviator in the Indian Army Aviation Corps after going through a the combat army aviation course, know her age, biography and height

Captain Abhilasha Barak made history on Wednesday by becoming the first woman combat aviator in the Indian Army Aviation Corps, 30 years after the military began inducting women as officers outside the medical stream.

Since then, lots of people are congratulating her on her outstanding achievement. Due to her achievement, she also dominated the news and became a hot topic for discussion. So, let’s find out more about her:

Who Is Pilot Captain Abhilasha Barak Age, Height, Biography, Education, Family, News

Pilot Abhilasha Barak has recently become a popular personality as she earned the title of captain in the Indian Army, the first by any woman. She graduated from the Combat Army Aviation Training School in Nashik, Maharashtra, after completing her one-year training programme.

She was born in Haryana and she is just 26 years old and her height stands at 5 feet 9 inches while she weighs 70kg. Her father’s name is retired Colonel S Om Singh. During Operation Meghdoot in 1987, Captain Barak’s father led a patrolling unit from the Amar Post to the Bana Top Post. Exposed to harsh weather, he suffered from Cerebral Odema. He was rescued just in time by the Army Aviation Corps.

Advertisement

Her Education And Initial Career

She attended The Lawrence School in Sanawar initially. In 2016, she graduated from Delhi Technological University with a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communication engineering.

She went on to work for Deloitte in the United States after that.

She was chosen as a Contingent Commander for the Presentation of Colors to Army Air Defence by President Ram Nath Kovind while working with the Corps of Army Air Defence.

Advertisement

In September 2018, Barak was commissioned into the Army Air Defense Corps. The ‘Coveted Wings’ were awarded on Barak and 36 other Army pilots by Army Aviation Director General Lieutenant General Ajay Kumar Suri on Wednesday, according to the Army.

She was assigned to the 2072 Army Aviation Squadron, according to reports. The advanced light helicopter (ALH) Dhruv is operated by this squadron, according to the Hindustan Times.

Advertisement

ALSO READ: Rahmat Erwin Abdullah Biodata, Profil, Age, Height, Biography, Career, Family, Instagram, SEA Games 2021 Gold Medal

Recommended: The Sports Fan App

Advertisement