The Society of Experimental Test Pilots, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and the Society of Flight Test Engineers are pleased to announce that the 14th Annual Southeast Section Symposium will be held on 24 February 2023. Lt Col Richard “TAC” Turner, USAF (M) is the Chairman for this event. For more details, email…
The 14th edition of the Aero India airshow will be held in Bengaluru from February 13-17. The event will include a significant trade fair of the aerospace and defence sectors, as well as involvement from international think tanks. The event will support the goal of Make in India in addition to boosting the local aviation…
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited’s (HAL) helicopter manufacturing unit at Bidirehalla Kaval in Gubbi taluk of Tumakuru district on February 13. “Modi had laid the foundation stone of the HAL unit in 2016… “Modi had laid the foundation stone of the HAL unit in 2016 and in 2018 he had…
On January 4, 2001, Wing Commander Rajiv Kothiyal successfully flew the first flight of the Technology Demonstrator TD-1. Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee subsequently named the aircraft the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) “Tejas,” which means “Radiance” in the ancient Indian language of Sanskrit. The Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) programme has made substantial progress in…
The Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) on Thursday concluded a ₹6,800 crore contract for 70 HTT-40 indigenous Basic Trainer Aircraft (BTA). In all, 451 Memoranda of Understanding (MoU), Transfer of Technology (ToT) agreements and product launches took place during the Bandhan ceremony at the 12th DefExpo.
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Indian Air Force Test Pilots School at
Aircraft & Systems Testing Establishment,
04-05 Nov 2022
Participation in Hybrid Format (in-person & Online)
In view of conflicting schedules, SETP Indian Sections has decided to cancel the Flight Test Symposium in October 2022. We thank you for your guidance and support
The airframe, undercarriage and entire flight control and avionics systems used for the aircraft had been developed indigenously.