Chief Of The Air Staff Marhsal BS Dhanoa Files The Light Cobat Aircraft (Tejas) At Bengaluru Today

Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM  VM ADC took to the skies in Yelahanka over Bengaluru city in the indigenously designed and developed aircraft LCA Mk I (Tejas) at 1645 hrs today.  The Air Chief Marshal flew with the Principal Director Test Flight of the National Flight Test Centre Air Vice Marshal AP Singh.  During the  sortie the Chief of Air Staff was demonstrated the operational capability of the aircraft which included agility, manoeuvrability and advanced interface of avionics.  The profile included general handling, air to air and ground attack patterns.  The Air Chief Marshal was impressed by its capability expressing his faith in the programme.  The Tejas aircraft has achieved Initial Operational Clearance (IOC) and has been inducted into the Indian Air Force.

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