LCA simulator ready

For visitors wanting an up-close, personal hands-on feel of the country’s LCA (Light Combat Aircraft) that dazzles the sky, there awaits the simulator, on ground, to provide them that enthralling experience. Aero India 2013 has three simulators set up by Russia, France and India; two though will be closed for the general public. The only ...

Indigenously – manufactured aircraft stole the show at Aero India 2013

Unlike the past few editions that were dominated by aircraft from nations vying for the medium multi role combat aircraft (MMRCA) contract, the opening session of this year saw the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, AWACS, Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) and the ZM-1 along with the vintage Tiger Moth perform some aerobatic stunts. The much-maligned ...

Love flying the mean machine: Tejas test pilot

He dazzled the audience with twists, turns and somersaults from the cockpit of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas. With Group Capt Suneet Krishna at the controls of the aircraft, delays by its manufacturing agencies were forgotten. The man who flew the Tejas on the first day of Aero India 2013 on Wednesday, Suneet has ...

Antony ‘impatient’ to see completion of LCA project

Bengaluru: Terming time slippages as a ‘real problem’ for the defence forces, Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Tuesday pulled up the DRDO for ‘delays in delivery’ of military projects and said he was ‘impatient’ to see completion of LCA project. “I am happy for your achievements of DRDO but not fully happy. Delay in delivery ...