Fatima to become first woman Muslim pilot

K V Kurmanath Hyderabad | Updated on March 24, 2015 Published on March 24, 2015

Syeda Salva Fatima

Syeda Salva Fatima is going to be the first woman pilot from her community in the Old City of Hyderabad to take a commercial pilot course.

She has just received a letter sanctioning Rs 35.50 lakh from Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao to join Multi-engine Rating and Type Rating Training Course.

A graduate from Dr B R Ambedkar Open University, Fatima is born into a poor family. Her father works in a bakery and husband doing a private job. The State government would release the amount to Telangana State Aviation Academy towards fee for her seat.

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Published on March 24, 2015
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