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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Flies Tejas Fighter Jet; See Photos

Politics | | September 19, 2019, 9:19 am
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 Rajnath Singh strapped himself into a G-suit today and became the first Defence Minister to Fly in home-grown fighter Tejas in Bengaluru on September 19. Designed and developed by the city-based Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) of the state-run Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and built by the aerospace behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), the single-engine, delta wing, multi-role fighter will be flown by a senior IAF pilot. Take a look at the pictures from his sortie. (Twitter/@rajnathsingh)

Rajnath Singh strapped himself into a G-suit today and became the first Defence Minister to Fly in home-grown fighter Tejas in Bengaluru on September 19. Designed and developed by the city-based Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) of the state-run Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and built by the aerospace behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), the single-engine, delta wing, multi-role fighter will be flown by a senior IAF pilot. Take a look at the pictures from his sortie. (Twitter/@rajnathsingh)

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 Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh waves atop a light combat aircraft Tejas before a sortie at HAL airport in Bengaluru. (Image: PTI)

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh waves atop a light combat aircraft Tejas before a sortie at HAL airport in Bengaluru. (Image: PTI)

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 Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh waves atop a light combat aircraft Tejas before a sortie at HAL airport in Bengaluru. (Image: PTI)

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh waves atop a light combat aircraft Tejas before a sortie at HAL airport in Bengaluru. (Image: PTI)

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 Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh waves as he sits inside the cockpit of a light combat aircraft Tejas before a sortie at HAL airport in Bengaluru. (Image: PTI)

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh waves as he sits inside the cockpit of a light combat aircraft Tejas before a sortie at HAL airport in Bengaluru. (Image: PTI)

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 Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh gestures sign as he walks towards the light combat aircraft Tejas for a sortie at HAL airport, in Bengaluru. (Image: PTI)

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh gestures sign as he walks towards the light combat aircraft Tejas for a sortie at HAL airport, in Bengaluru. (Image: PTI)

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 Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh waves as he sits inside the cockpit of a light combat aircraft Tejas before a sortie at HAL airport in Bengaluru. (Image: PTI)

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh waves as he sits inside the cockpit of a light combat aircraft Tejas before a sortie at HAL airport in Bengaluru. (Image: PTI)

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 Rajnath Singh gets into fighter jet Tejas. (Image: Rajnath Singh/Twitter)

Rajnath Singh gets into fighter jet Tejas. (Image: Rajnath Singh/Twitter)

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 Defence Minister Rajnath Singh all set to fly LCA Tejas fighter jet in Bengaluru. (Image: Rajnath Singh/Twitter)

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh all set to fly LCA Tejas fighter jet in Bengaluru. (Image: Rajnath Singh/Twitter)

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 Rajnath Singh all set to fly LCA Tejas. (Image: Rajnath Singh/Twitter)

Rajnath Singh all set to fly LCA Tejas. (Image: Rajnath Singh/Twitter)

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 Defence minister Rajnath Singh is seen strapped in G-suit as he gears up to fly LCA Tejas. (Image: Rajnath Singh/Twitter)

Defence minister Rajnath Singh is seen strapped in G-suit as he gears up to fly LCA Tejas. (Image: Rajnath Singh/Twitter)

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 Rajnath Singh decked up for a sortie. (Image: Rajnath Singh/Twitter)

Rajnath Singh decked up for a sortie. (Image: Rajnath Singh/Twitter)

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