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    • Russia's Aviation School Selects Best Candidates for Military Aviatrixes
    • Russia's Aviation School Selects Best Candidates for Military Aviatrixes
    • Russia's Aviation School Selects Best Candidates for Military Aviatrixes
    • Russia's Aviation School Selects Best Candidates for Military Aviatrixes
    • Russia's Aviation School Selects Best Candidates for Military Aviatrixes
    • Russia's Aviation School Selects Best Candidates for Military Aviatrixes
    • Russia's Aviation School Selects Best Candidates for Military Aviatrixes
    • Russia's Aviation School Selects Best Candidates for Military Aviatrixes
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    Starting from September 10, female candidates have begun to pass qualifying tests at the Krasnodar Higher Military Aviation School.

    Young Russian girls who aimed to become military pilots are one step closer to their dream. On September 10, for the first time in its history, Krasnodar Higher Military Aviation School kicked off admissions testing for women.

    The Russian Air Force will be training female military pilots for the first time since the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, following numerous requests from young ladies.

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