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Badminton player PV Sindhu flies Tejas at Aero India 2019 in Bengaluru

Adding another feather to her cap, ace Badminton player PV Sindhu on Saturday became the first woman to co-pilot the HAL's indigenous Light Combat Aircraft - Tejas at Aero India 2019 in Bengaluru. While taking a sortie on the aircraft, the Olympic silver medallist waved to fans gathered outside the military aviation exhibition at the Yelahanka Air Force base. Apart from Sindhu, astronaut Sunita Williams will also get to fly in the homemade Tejas on Aero India Women's Day. Aero India 2019 is observing Women's Day on Saturday to celebrate women's contribution to the aviation sector.

Updated : 23 February 2019, 02:33 PM