Thursday, 31 July 2008

Two UAE Female Pilots Entered into Aviation Record-Book

Photo Source: Pro Pilot News

By a staff reporter 28 July 2008

Clip: ABU DHABI - Two Emirati female cadet pilots have attained a prestigious place in aviation history as they have been included in a book printed in the UK about the world’s greatest women aviators, according to an Etihad Airways Press release yesterday.

Etihad Airways cadet pilots, Salma Mohammed Al Baloushi from Al Ain and Aisha Hassan Salim Al Mansouri from Khor Fakkan, are mentioned in the book, ‘The 100 Greatest Women in Aviation', which was launched earlier this month at the Farnborough International Airshow, UK, as the female aviators of the future who are making their own name in flying.

Aisha and Salma were guests of honour at the launch of the book which marks a century since the first women took to the skies...FULL ARTICLE