BJP MP Tejasvi Surya has tweeted pictures of his journey within the Gentle Fight Plane Tejas on the Aero India occasion in Bengaluru. Strapped to the rear seat of the two-seater model of the do-it-yourself fighter jet and sporting black aviator sun shades, Mr Surya is seen taking directions from the bottom employees as they ready him for the flight above the skies of Bengaluru.
“Sharing extra footage on board the Tejas plane,” Mr Surya tweeted.
Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) on Wednesday signed a contract with the Defence Ministry to make 83 LCA Tejas, quick for Gentle Fight Plane. The most recent order is for the Mk-1A variant and 10 Mk-1 trainers.
— Tejasvi Surya (@Tejasvi_Surya) February 4, 2021
HAL chairman and managing R Madhavan mentioned the corporate has to start out delivering the fighter jets in 36 months, with the primary plane anticipated by March 2024. “The primary supply will likely be two plane or one thing, which will likely be ramped as much as 16. The full provide time publish the primary supply is six years, that makes the entire undertaking time line of 9 years. We are going to attempt to scale back it to someplace round (by) one year,” Mr Madhavan mentioned.