The LCA Tejas Third Series Production Aircraft (SP-3) had its first flight from HAL Airport, Bengaluru. The aircraft was flown by Air Commodore K A Muthanna (Retd). The SP-3 took off at 8.40 am and the total Flight Time was 15 minutes
India's Light Combat Aircraft Tejas at the 84th Air Force Day
8th October 2016
India's Light Combat Aircraft Tejas performs at the 84th Air Force Day Celebrations amid Loud Cheers from the audience at the Hindon Air Force Base on the outskirts of New Delhi.
Rising up to the expectations to the theme of this year's IAF Day "MAKE IN INDIA", The Tejas performed an Aerial Ballet with Gp Capt Rangachari, the CO of Flying Daggers.
Truly, "NO GUTS, NO GLORY" describes the 45th Squadron's Motto. This is a glorious beginning.
The Tejas trainer is getting ready to undergo the high altitude and hot weather trials in Leh. Along with the machine, the men responsible for the activities will also get certified by the harshest weather.
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited handed over the first two Tejas aircrafts to Indian Air Force which will make up the 'Flying Daggers' 45, the name of the first squadron of the LCA.