In the Krasnodar aviation school for the first time in the history of Russia will begin accepting trainees. This was stated by the Minister of defense Sergey Shoigu, speaking at the aviation festival dedicated to 105-th anniversary of SCD in the Park "Patriot", reports RIA Novosti.
"There are a huge number of girls who would like to become fighter pilots, we have received hundreds of emails, so decided this year we will recruit the first group of girls in the Krasnodar military aviation school", — said the head of the defense Department.
He said that girls in College will be a little — 15. The first group will begin training in October.
In late July, Commissioner for human rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova spoke that Russian women had the right to pass military service. According to the Ombudsman, she gets calls from girls who want to be pilots, but can't because flight school will only accept men. "This reserve. It seems to me that the emergency service today in the social and material plan, and plan for the future is still very weak," she added.