indigenous combat aircraft

PM Modi’s Tejas sortie boosts confidence in indigenous capabilities

Marking a noteworthy achievement in India's military aviation, the initial squadron of the domestically manufactured Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas was commissioned into the Indian Air Force (IAF) in Bengaluru in July 2016, over three decades since the inception of the LCA's development. Presently, two IAF squadrons, 45 Squadron and 18 Squadron, are operating at full capacity with the LCA Tejas.

IAF Deputy Chief tests Tejas, reviews combat aircraft projects

NEW DELHI: Deputy Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Ashutosh Dixit, conducted a sortie in the LCA Tejas trainer aircraft on Thursday to evaluate its capabilities and assess the progress of indigenous combat aircraft projects. The sortie took place at the National Flight Test Centre, Aeronautical Development Agency, and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Tejas Division […]