HAL’s debutant stars at Aero India
Bengaluru: Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) is lining up a number of home-grown flying machines during the upcoming Aero India 2017.
HAL said on Monday that its Basic Trainer Aircraft HTT-40, first indigenously upgraded Hawk Mk132, named as Hawk-i, Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) and Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) will fly at the 11th edition of the Aero India 2017, scheduled from February 14 to 18.
The show is being held at Air Force Station, Yelahanka.
HAL Chairman T Suvarna Raju said that the company is geared up to display recent advancements in fixed and rotary wing segments.
This time, HAL pavilion will be spread over in an area of over 1282 sqm, with a mock-up of Indian Multi Role Helicopter (IMRH) being the star attraction.
On static display, HTT-40 (PT-2), upgraded Jaguar and Mirage 2000, LCH and LUH will be the crowd pullers.
Customer demonstration flights of ALH Mk III Dhruv and Mk IV (Rudra) are also planned during the show.
“The pavilion seeks to promote HAL’s excellence in technical, research and operational areas in line with its stature a leading DPSU,” says Raju.
HAL will also hold business meetings with OEMs, sign agreements and contracts with business partners for various projects during the show.