The 22-year-old will be seen flying Indian Air Force’s (IAF) Kiran MK II jet trainer aircraft on Friday.

Saina Nehwal

IAF has invited Nehwal to their training academy at Dundigal in Andhra Pradesh as a special guest for the closing ceremony of the Inter Squadron Sports Championship on Friday.

During the visit, she is scheduled to fly a sortie on the Kiran trainer aircraft apart from playing an exhibition badminton match, the IAF said in a release.