Avani Chaturvedi | Family, Wedding Pics, Age, Biography, Education, Height, Husband, Scandal, Weight, Wedding, Wiki & More
Born: Satna district, India
Education: Banasthali Vidyapith (2014)
Avani Chaturvedi is one of the first female fighter pilots of India. She is from satna district in Madhya Pradesh. She was declared as the first combat pilot along with two of her cohort, Mohana Singh, and Bhawana Kanth.
The trio was inducted into the Indian Air Force fighter squadron in June 2016. They were formally commissioned by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar
Real Name Avani Chaturvedi
Profession Indian Air Force Personnel (Fighter Pilot)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms- 50 kg
in pounds- 110 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth 27 October 1993
Age (as in 2017) 24 Years
Birth Place Rewa, Madhya Pradesh
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Scorpio
Hometown Rewa, Madhya Pradesh
School Adarsh Higher Secondary School, Deoland, a small town in Shahdol district of Madhya Pradesh
College/University Banasthali University, Rajasthan
Hyderabad Air Force Academy
Educational Qualification BTech (Computer Science) from Banasthali University, Rajasthan (2010-2014)
Family Father- Dinkar Chaturvedi (an executive engineer in Water Resource Department of M.P. government)
Mother- Name Not Known (home maker)
Avani Chaturvedi With Her Parents
Brother- 1 (elder, Army Officer)
Sister- Not Known
Hobbies Painting, Sketching, Playing Chess & Table Tennis
Favourite Scientist A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends Not Known
Salary (as Indian Airforce Pilot) ₹1,03,638/month (as in 2018)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Avani Chaturvedi
Avani grew up amongst the army officers in her family, which inspired her to get into the Indian Air Force.
After completing her schooling, she moved to Rajasthan to pursue her engineering in Computer Science from the Banasthali University. Avani Chaturvedi Banasthali University
While pursuing her B.Tech. (CSE) at the Banasthali University, Avani was a Core Team Member of Mayukh (Annual Tech Fiesta of University).
As a part of B.Tech. (CSE) internship programme, Avani underwent a 6-month internship as an Associate Software Engineer at Ranosys Technologies Pte Ltd.
After her B.Tech. (CSE), she worked as a System Engineer at the IBM for more than 3-years.
Avani’s dream to become a fighter pilot, took her to one year of rigorous training at Air Force Academy at Dundigal (Hyderabad). Avani Chaturvedi Training Avani Chaturvedi During Her Training
In October 2015, India’s Defence Ministry took a decision to allow women in the Air Force as part of the 5-year experiment.
In July 2016, Avani Chaturvedi, along with Mohana Singh and Bhawana Kanth, became the first women to be commissioned as Flying Officers in the Indian Air Force, after completing their initial basic training at the air force academy in Telangana. They are part of an experiment by the Government of India to induct women officers as fighter pilots.
In February 2018, Avani Chaturvedi became the first Indian woman to fly a fighter aircraft solo when she flew a MiG-21 Bison. Avani undertook the sortie from IAF’s Jamnagar base on 19 February 2018.
Avani has also been featured in a video of the Indian Air Force recruitment advertisement.
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