LCA Tejas during the Leh Winter Trials 2013

LCA Tejas during the Leh Winter Trials 2013

From the LCA Tejas Calender 2013

LCA Tejas during the Aero India 2011

LCA Tejas during the Aero India 2013

Detachment 2012

LCA Tejas during the Leh Winter Trials 2013

LCA Tejas during the Aero India 2013

First Flight of LCA Tejas Trainer PV-6
8th November 2014

The second Tejas Trainer PV-6 (KH-T-2010) flew for the first time on 8th of Nov 2014 from HAL Aiport in Bengaluru piloted by Gp Capt Vivart Singh(Test Pilot) and Gp Capt Kabadwal (a Flight Test Enginer, in the rear cockpit). The flight is another step forward towards achieving the Final Operational Clearance (FOC).

First Flight of LCA Tejas SP 1

1st October 2014
The first Tejas Light Combat Aircraft from the batch of 20 ‘series production’ or full-fledged fighters flew for about 25 minutes in Bengaluru. The flight of ‘SP1’ was piloted by HAL’s Chief Test Pilot Air Cmde K.A. Muthanna(retd). The First Flight of SP1 was achieved within nine months of receiving the penultimate flight worthiness certification, called IOC (initial operational clearance) in December 2013.

LCA Tejas at the Iron Fist 2013

The LCA Tejas displayed its capabilities in the exercise, where its lethality, endurance and precision were tested. This was the first demonstration of strength by LCA Tejas after it recently completed weapon trials in preparation for its operational clearance.

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