The first woman in the Royal Air Force aerobatic team (17 photos)

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"Red Arrows" - RAF aerobatic team - announced last Friday that the captain Kirsty Moore becomes the first woman in their team. Earlier, while serving in the Air Force 31-year-old Moore was a qualified instructor for flight training. She taught pilots to fly at the present speed training aircraft on the airfield RAF Valley, and then sat at the wheel «Tornado GR4» during operations in Iraq. By Air Force Captain Moore joined in 1998, after studying at Imperial College London in the Department of Aeronautical Engineering. Planes «Hawk» know it firsthand, because at the airfield RAF Valley in Wales, she taught flying on them.








1. Team "Red Arrows" with a new member - the captain Kirsty Moore - during training at the airbase Skempton in Lincoln, northern England, November 12. Captain Moore from Lincolnshire went down in history as the first woman pilot, joined the group "Red Arrows". (AFP / Getty Images / Andrew Yates)




2. Captain Kirsty Moore in a flying helmet at RAF Scampton in November 12 after she was named the first female pilot in command aerobatic team "Red Arrows". Earlier in his career in the Air Force 31-year-old Moore was a qualified instructor for flight training. She taught pilots to fly at the present speed training aircraft on the airfield RAF Valley, and then sat at the wheel «Tornado GR4» during operations in Iraq. (AP / Simon Dawson)




3. The first woman pilot in the "Red Arrow" Captain Kirsty Moore (right) poses at his plane «Hawk» Skempton based in Lincoln, northern England, November 12. (AFP / Getty Images / Andrew Yates)




4. Captain Kirsty Moore stands in his plane «Hawk» airbase Skempton in Lincoln on November 12. (AFP / Getty Images / Andrew Yates)



5. The first woman pilot "Red Arrow" Captain Kirsty Moore returned to flight with his team - (left to right) Ben Plank, Zane Sennett, Ben Murphy and Dave Davies - during start-up of the team in 2010 at the airbase Skempton November 12 in Lincoln. (Getty Images / Christopher Furlong)



6. The first woman pilot aerobatic team "Red Arrows" Kirsty Moore takes off his plane «Hawk» (right) at the airbase Skempton in Lincoln on November 12. (AFP / Getty Images / Andrew Yates)



7. "Red Arrows" the first woman pilot Captain Kirsty Moore in the team during team training at the airbase Skempton in Lincoln on November 12. (AFP / Getty Images / Andrew Yates)



8. "Red Arrows" during one of his tricks after joining the team first female pilot Captain Kirsty Moore at the airbase Skempton in Lincoln on November 12. (Getty Images / Christopher Furlong)



9. "Red Arrows" during one of his tricks at the start of the team in 2010 at the airbase Skempton November 12 in Lincoln. (Getty Images / Christopher Furlong)



10. Aerobatic Team "Red Arrows" performs one of his tricks during start-up of the team in 2010 at the airbase Skempton November 12 in Lincoln, England. (Getty Images / Christopher Furlong)



11. Aerobatic Team "Red Arrows" performs one of his tricks during start-up of the team in 2010 at the airbase Skempton November 12 in Lincoln, England. (Getty Images / Christopher Furlong)



12. Aerobatic Team "Red Arrows" performs one of his tricks during start-up of the team in 2010 at the airbase Skempton November 12 in Lincoln, England. (Getty Images / Christopher Furlong)



13. Aerobatic Team "Red Arrows" performs one of his tricks during start-up of the team in 2010 at the airbase Skempton November 12 in Lincoln, England. (Getty Images / Christopher Furlong)



14. Captain Kirsty Moore and her team train at their "hawk" on the Air Force Base at Scampton, England, on Thursday 12 November. (AP / Simon Dawson)



15. The first woman pilot in the "Red Arrow" Captain Kirsty Moore (center) sits in his plane «Hawk» airbase Skempton in Lincoln, northern England, November 12. (AFP / Getty Images / Andrew Yates)



16. The first woman pilot in the composition of the aerobatic team "Red Arrows" with his teammates at the airbase Skempton in Lincoln on November 12. (AFP / Getty Images / Andrew Yates)



17. The first woman pilot in the "Red Arrow" Captain Kirsty Moore gives an interview to the press at the airbase Skempton in Lincoln, northern England, November 12. (AFP / Getty Images / Andrew Yates)

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