Chief of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal VR Choudhary flew the Light Combat Aircraft Tejas in Bengaluru. Along with this, he also reviewed the fighter aircraft during this time. Apart from this, the IAF chief also interacted with the officers.
Bangalore, Agency. IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal VR Choudhary flew in a light combat aircraft Tejas in Bengaluru. Giving information, the officials said that Indian Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhary flew in the indigenous Light Combat Aircraft Tejas. He also reviewed the Light Combat Helicopter and HTT-40. News agency ANI has also shared the video of Air Chief Marshal flying in Tejas fighter aircraft.
IAF chief Air Chief Marshal VR Choudhary flew the plane
Actually, the Indian Air Force Chief was on a two-day visit to Bangalore. The Indian Air Force Chief reviewed the aircraft that is being inducted into the Indian Air Force as part of its campaign towards ‘Self-reliant India Defense’. The Indian Air Force tweeted that ‘CAS was on a two-day visit to Bengaluru, where he flew the indigenous platform, Light Combat Aircraft Mk 1 ‘Tejas’, Light Combat Helicopter and HTT-40, which are being inducted into IAF. Simultaneously, the IAF chief also interacted with the test team.
VR Choudhary interacts with the testing team
The Indian Air Force said the CAS was demonstrated to upgrade the capabilities of the Tejas program and the other two indigenous platforms. He also interacted with the test team and designers to understand the current situation and future plans.
Tejas is India’s first indigenous fighter aircraft
Tejas is India’s first indigenous fighter aircraft. In this, more than 60 percent of the parts are manufactured in the country itself. It has two categories. It has Mark-1A and 10 Tejas Mark-1A (Trainer) or training aircraft. The cost of a Tejas Mark-1A fighter aircraft is more than Rs 550 crore. This is more than the Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter aircraft.