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War-ready and raring to go: Ayesha Farooq the first woman fighter pilot of Pakistan

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  • Jun 13, 2013, 10:23 AM IST
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Islamabad:Ayesha Farooq broke all barriers to become the first war-ready fighter pilot in Pakistan's Air Force
 
Farooq joined the league of 19 other Pakistani women who are pilot in Pakistani air force, five of them are designated to fly the fighter aircrafts, but have not taken the final test, as yet.
 
Ayesha Farooq had to face stiff resistance from within the family and outside to pursue her dream of flying.
 
Ayesha sees herself as no less than any of her male colleagues. She says that they all do the same activities and are entrusted with equally challenging tasks.

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She is well aware of the challenges in front of the nation. She says that Pakistan needs to be on its toes because of terrorism and its geographical nature.
 
In the picture, Ayesha Farooq, 26, Pakistan's only female war-ready fighter pilot, smiles during an interview with Reuters at Mushaf base in Sargodha.

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