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Ulrike Flender
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Hauptmann Ulrike Flender
Born 1982 (age 37–38)
Place of birth Aidlingen, Germany
Allegiance Flag of Germany.png Germany
Years of service 2005– present
Rank Hauptmann
Unit JaboG 32 (2008-2013), TaktLwG 73 ″S″ (since 2013)

Ulrike Flender (born 1982 in Aidlingen) is a female German Air Force pilot.


Ulrike Flender was the first ever fighter pilot woman in the German Air Force. She is the first European woman to graduate, in 2006, from the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program at Sheppard Air Force Base. Also, she is the first German female Tornado pilot, having completed the training in 2007 at Holloman Air Force Base. A documentary (Mission am Limit) on her achievements was produced in 2007.


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