Two pilot ladies from India accomplished a legendary flight halfway-around-the-world on a Pipistrel Sinus aircraft and they won’t stop there. The WE! Expedition is the world’s first circumnavigation attempt by an Indian woman pilot in a motorglider.

The mission called WE! (“Women Empower“) is not just about flying around the world – first an foremost it is dedicated to raising awareness about the situation and equality of women in society – the ladies will be the first female pilots to circumnavigate the world in an ultralight plane.

The two pilots: Capt. Keithair Misquitta and Capt. Aarohi Pandit

Two pilot ladies from India accomplished a legendary flight halfway around the world on a Pipistrel Sinus aircraft and they won’t stop there. The WE! Expedition is the world’s first circumnavigation attempt by an Indian woman pilot in a motorglider.

A circumnavigation of the Earth in a motorglider has never been achieved by a woman before. The WE! Expedition and its all woman team has set the goal to achieve several world records:

  1. World first motorglider circumnavigation by women pilots
  2. World first motorglider circumnavigation for an all-woman, non-commercial, civilian expedition
  3. First motorglider circumnavigation by Indian pilots, man or woman

The WE! Expedition took off in 2018 and landed on three continents so far:

More details about the flight and the pilots can be found HERE.