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UAE’s first female pilot active

22 Sep, 2014

Maj. Mariam Al Mansouri becomes the first female pilot in UAE and is among those deployed to participate in airstrikes against ISIS militants. She is a squadron commander of the F-16 Block 60 fighter jets. Al Mansouri:

Being in the air force is a responsibility. I feel proud, especially that I am part of the first batch. And that encourages me to continue in this field.