IAF Chief Flies and Reviews Combat Aircraft

Indian Air Force

New Delhi: Indian Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari reviewed and flew indigenous Tejas MK-1 fighter, Light Combat Helicopter and HTT-40 on August 5, officials said.

The air chief who was on a two-day visit to Bengaluru reviewed the aircraft which are being inducted into IAF as part of its drive towards ‘Atmanirbharta in Defence’.

“CAS was on a two-day visit to Bangalore where he flew the #indigenous platforms, Tejas MK-1 fighter’, Light Combat Helicopter & HTT-40, which are being inducted into #IAF as part of its drive towards Atmanirbharta in Defence,” tweeted IAF. Taking note of the situation, the IAF Chief also interacted with the test crew.

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“The CAS was demonstrated the upgrades on the Tejas program and capabilities of the other two indigenous platforms. He also interacted with the test crew and designers to understand the current status and future plans,” IAF added.