HAL and ADA presented the first two Tejas aircrafts to the Indian Air Force which will make up the 'Flying Daggers' 45 the First Squadron of LCA Tejas
Iron Fist Exercise 2016: A MiG-21 dropping a T9 flare and the R-73 from Tejas locks onto that for Firing
Tejas operating from Leh in the winter of 2013, at an altitude of 3,524 m (11,562 ft)
Tejas Aircrafts returning after a Five Aircraft Formation Practice Session prior to Aero India 2011
Tejas at INS Hansa in Goa during Sea Level & Weapon Trials in 2010
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The Ministry of Defence gives clearance for 83 LCA Tejas MK1A
8th November 2016
The Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) is the smallest and lightest multi-role supersonic fighter aircraft of its class. It is designed and developed by the Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for the Indian Air Force and the Indian Navy.
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited handed over the first Two Tejas aircrafts to the
Indian Air Force which will make up the 'Flying Daggers' 45, the name of the first squadron of the LCA Tejas on 1st July 2016.
Here is a video of LCA Tejas over the years participating at the Bahrain International Airshow, Aero India, Iron Fist Exercise and Leh Winter Trials.Video Gallery
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
The Tejas Trainer PV-6 (KH-T-2010) underwent High Altitude and Hot Weather Trials in Leh. Along with the machine, the men responsible for the activities also gained more experience by the harsh weather conditions.