Four female fighter jet pilots sworn in at the Icarus School by President Sakellaropoulou

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Eight women, four pilots and four engineers, were among the 65 new pilot officers sworn in on Monday at the Icarus Air Force Academy.

The swearing-in ceremony was also attended by the President Katerina Sakellaropoulou, who presented the swords to the young second lieutenants.


The Minister of National Defense, Nikos Panagiotopoulos, was also present.


65 people were sworn in:

  • 54 from Greece
  • 6 from Cyprus
  • 2 from Montenegro
  • 1 from Jordan
  • 1 from Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 1 from Zimbabwe


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