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.
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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)