Air Vice Marshal N Tiwari speaks to ANI in Bengaluru on Thursday [Photo/ANI]
Air Vice Marshal N Tiwari speaks to ANI in Bengaluru on Thursday [Photo/ANI]

Defence Minister was happy, comfortable during the sortie: Air Vice Marshal N Tiwari

ANI | Updated: Sep 19, 2019 14:22 IST

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Sept 19 (ANI): After flying Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas with Rajanth Singh in Bengaluru, Air Vice Marshal N Tiwari said, "the Defence Minister was very happy and comfortable during the sortie."
Speaking to ANI, the Air Vice-Marshal said, " It was a unique experience. He was very happy and comfortable which was most important for me. We went close to 1000 kilometers."
"During the flight, I showed him various operations of the radar as well as laser pot, maneuvering and turning-off the aircraft," he added.
Singh, who became the first defense minister to fly a Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, said he was thrilled and called it a special experience.
The 68-year-old Minister completed a 30-minute sortie in the morning today.
"I was very thrilled and it was a special experience. I want to praise the bravery of our air force fighters and all the armed forces. Tejas is fourth-generation fighter aircraft and it is indigenous. The first time, I flew this and the flight was very smooth and comfortable. I was enjoying," the Union Minister had said. (ANI)

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