Published on: October 7, 2023
Why in news? The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) handed over the first LCA Tejas twin seater to the Indian Air Force
- Manufacturer – Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
- Speed – 1.8 Mach
- Range – 3000Km
- It is a light weight, Supersonic, all weather multi-role 4.5 generation aircraft
- Designed to support the training requirements of the IAF and augment itself to the role of a fighter in case of necessity.
- Amalgamation of technologies such as quadraplex fly-by-wire flight control, carefree manoeuvring, advanced glass cockpit, integrated digital avionics systems and advanced composite materials for the airframe