Badminton player PV Sindhu waves as she is about to take off for a sortie in the indigenous Light Combat Aircraft - Tejas in Bengaluru (ANI/Photo)
Badminton player PV Sindhu waves as she is about to take off for a sortie in the indigenous Light Combat Aircraft - Tejas in Bengaluru (ANI/Photo)

PV Sindhu flies Tejas at Bengaluru Air Show

ANI | Updated: Feb 23, 2019 14:20 IST

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 23 (ANI): Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu took a flight in HAL’s indigenous Light Combat Aircraft Tejas at the Bengaluru Air Show on Saturday.
Terming the opportunity to fly Tejas as a “great experience”, the 23-year-old said that she is really "honoured." 
“It was definitely a great experience, great opportunity and I am really honoured. The captain showed me like all the stunts-how it is and what it is- so definitely a great opportunity,” Sindhu told reporters after the sortie. 
Talking about the aircraft, the Olympics Silver medallist said, “Tejas, we all know, is the real hero so definitely a great pleasure for me.”
The Bengaluru Air Show is observing Women's Day today. "They have given me this opportunity to fly Tejas. It is a great day for me and I will definitely remember this," Sindhu said. 
Earlier, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat had flown the Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) during the ongoing show at Air Force Station at Yelahanka. (ANI)


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