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)

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