Sitharaman becomes the first full-time woman Defence Minister to fly in a Sukhoi-3
Nirmala Sitharaman became the first full-time Defence Minister to fly in a Sukhoi 30 MKI of the Indian Air Force.
Sitharaman met air warriors of the Indian Air Force at Air Force Station Jodhpur before the scheduled take off.
She was given a quick briefing on the supersonic jet by the Air Force pilot Prior to take off.
According to the sources, Ms Sitharaman flew the fighter aircraft from Jodhpur Air Force Station.
At the time of flying, she was also wearing a G-Suit, worn by the Pilots.