Bengaluru: the best badminton player in India, P.V. On Saturday, Sindhu flew with Texas, the HAL light fighter plane (LCA), in the current Aero India air show here.
“Sindhu will co-pilot the Texas plane as part of Women’s Day to be held at the air show on Saturday,” a Defense Ministry official said on Friday.
Texas, built by state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), is a single-engine multi-purpose light hunt.
Speaking to the media, PV Sindhu said: “I am honored to have taken this flight.” The captain showed me all the maneuvers, made all the loops and turns, and flew for about 5 minutes, special thanks to DRDO for making this happened. ” The celebrations of Women’s Day in the exhibition gave me this opportunity and I will definitely remember it forever. ”
The aircraft received its final operating authorization (FOC) on Wednesday from the military aviation regulator Military Airworthiness and Certification Center (Cemilac) for entry into the Indian Air Force (IAF) as an armed combat aircraft in its fleet operative
The homegrown plane was flown by the Chief of Staff of the Army, Bipin Rawat, on Thursday, who called it a wonderful plane.
Women’s Day, which was observed today in the exhibition, showed the achievements of women in the aerospace sector.
Three IAF fighter pilots also piloted BAE Systems plc’s advanced aircraft trainer Hawk-I and an improved version of the Russian-made MiG-21.
The successful women in the sector were congratulated on the occasion and a book and a film about ‘Women in aviation’ will be launched.