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INDIA NEWS single-engine Sinus 912 weighing a little of 400 kg or virtually equivalent to a Bullet motorcycle. Pandit and Misquitta flew over Punjab, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and then to Pakistan, where they landed - making it the first civilian LSA flight to land in the neighboring country since 1947 - and went onto Iran, Turkey, Serbia, Slovenia, Germany, France, and the United Kingdom.

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After landing in Iqaluit, Pandit with pride exhibited the Indian Tricolour presented to her by the Indian Ambassador to Canada Vikas Swarup, said Lynn. “I am so honored and grateful I could do this for my country and for women everywhere… Flying over the Atlantic Ocean is a humbling experience. “It’s just you and your little plane, the light blue sky above and dark blue sea or shining white ice below,” said a worn out yet cheerful Pandit in her landing remarks to her cheering friends in Mumbai. Though she admitted certain sectors in the long flight were bumpy, the “beauty of the ocean and islands was breathtaking and I would do it all over again in a heartbeat.”

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