India’s HTT-40 trainer proves it can fly

21st June 2016 - 06:27 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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India’s indigenous HTT-40 basic trainer aircraft, developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), performed its first public flight in Bengaluru on 17 June. Witnessed by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, the flight lasted some 15 minutes.

Its 30-minute maiden flight had occurred earlier on 31 May, and the above was the eighth ...

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