Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Tejas capable of being backbone of IAF's combat power: HAL chief

Bengaluru:  Indigenously built Light Combat Aircraft-Tejas is capable of being the "backbone" of IAF's combat power in the years to come, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd Chairman and Managing Director T Suvarna Raju said on Wednesday after flying in it.
Raju flew in the aircraft from HAL Airport here with the twin seat variant of LCA (PV5) piloted by Group Captain KK Venugopal,HAL's Chief Test Pilot.
"It is a wonderful flying machine, capable of being the backbone of IAF combat power in the years to come," Raju wasquoted as saying in a HAL release after the sortie.
 08/08/18 Times of India