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  • ​India’s Tejas light fighter crosses milestone


    The first series production example of India’s Tejas Mk1 light combat aircraft (LCA) completed its maiden flight on 30 September. The single-engined aircraft took to the air – without any telemetry support – from Hindustan Aeronautics’ (HAL) airport in Bengaluru, and landed safely after a flight lasting less than 30min.


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  • Last prototype Tejas trainer makes flight debut


    A twin-seat trainer variant of India’s Tejas Mk1 light combat aircraft has performed its first test flight from...


  • Pilatus waits on Indian trainer decision


    ​Swiss airframer Pilatus has quickly established itself as a trusted supplier to the Indian air force, because of the...


  • India restarts reconnaissance helicopter contest


    ​India’s defence ministry has released a fresh request for information (RFI) for reconnaissance and surveillance...


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  • India resumes Su-30MKI flights following safety checks

    News | 20 Nov 2014 09:37 | Atul Chandra

    ​The Indian air force has resumed flying activities with its Sukhoi Su-30MKI combat aircraft, after removing a grounding order imposed after an uncommanded ejection involving the type on 21 October.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/India-resumes-Su-30MKI-flights-following-safety-checks-406287/
  • Last prototype Tejas trainer makes flight debut

    News | 13 Nov 2014 11:29 | Atul Chandra

    A twin-seat trainer variant of India’s Tejas Mk1 light combat aircraft has performed its first test flight from Bengaluru in a final series production configuration meant for the Indian air force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Last-prototype-Tejas-trainer-makes-flight-debut-406015/
  • Pilatus waits on Indian trainer decision

    News | 13 Nov 2014 11:11 | Atul Chandra

    ​Swiss airframer Pilatus has quickly established itself as a trusted supplier to the Indian air force, because of the smooth entry into service and performance of its PC-7 MkII basic trainer aircraft (BTA). As of last month, its in-service examples had exceeded 22,000 flying hours and accumulated well over 42,000 landings.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Pilatus-waits-on-Indian-trainer-decision-406011/
  • Alenia drops India Avro replacement tender

    News | 06 Nov 2014 01:05 | Atul Chandra

    Alenia Aermacchi will not bid for an Indian air force contract to replace India’s Hindustan Aeronautics-built HS-748 Avro transports.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Alenia-drops-India-Avro-replacement-tender-405694/
  • India restarts reconnaissance helicopter contest

    News | 05 Nov 2014 17:13 | Atul Chandra

    ​India’s defence ministry has released a fresh request for information (RFI) for reconnaissance and surveillance (RSH) rotorcraft to be acquired for the nation's army and air force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/India-restarts-reconnaissance-helicopter-contest-405684/
  • HAL to supply 12 Do-228 MSAs to Indian Navy

    News | 28 Oct 2014 01:43 | Atul Chandra

    Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) will supply 12 Dornier Do-228 maritime surveillance and patrol aircraft (MSA) to the Indian Navy in a deal estimated at $310 million.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/HAL-to-supply-12-Do-228-MSAs-to-Indian-Navy-405312/