Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who flew in the homemade light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas that took off from the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) airport in Bengaluru on Thursday morning, also controlled the aircraft for sometime.
Addressing a presser, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief Dr G Satheesh Reddy said, “Raksha Mantri controlled and flew the Tejas for sometime.”
Sharing his experience on controlling the Tejas aircraft, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, “Koi problem nahi, jaise-jaise Air Vice-Marshal N Tiwari batate rahe, waise-waise mein karta raha.”
“Flying in ‘Tejas’, an Indigenous Light Combat Aircraft from Bengaluru’s HAL Airport was an amazing and exhilarating experience. Read more