Female officer on way to fulfilling dream of being fighter pilot

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/04/17
By: Elaine Hou

Taipei, April 17 (CNA) An Air Force officer is on her way to realizing her dream of being a

Lt. Kao Tzu-yu (高慈妤)

Lt. Kao Tzu-yu (高慈妤)

fighter pilot, as she is undergoing flight training at an air force base in the eastern county of Taitung.

After three months of training at the base, 1st Lt. Kao Tzu-yu (高慈妤) completed a mission of flying an F-5E fighter solo that included mid-air drills such as rolls, on Wednesday.

“I made it,” said Kao, who added that when she landed, she screamed to express her absolute excitement.

During an interview with the local media, Kao said that it was not easy to learn how to operate the fighter in just three months. But she was happy that she managed to achieve the task.     [FULL  STORY]

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