Tejas has clocked 1,341 flights, prior to LSP-3 flight. Photo: ADA
By Anantha Krishnan M.
India’s Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) is set to fly today for the first time with the Israeli Elta Multi-Mode Radar (MMR) onboard. An Indian defense ministry official confirmed to Aviation Week that “weather permitting, we are aiming for the flight on April 23.” Preparations are in full swing at Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd’s (HAL) military airport for the critical flight, with last-minute mandatory safety checks underway. Airport sources confirmed that all flying activities would be stopped during the Tejas flight.
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