Sitharaman becomes the first full-time woman Defence Minister to fly in a Sukhoi-3

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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.

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At the time of flying, she was also wearing a G-Suit, worn by the Pilots.

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