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HAL to showcase new aircraft at air show

'Rudra' the weaponised ALH among major attractions of the HAL?s pavilion

Praveen Bose  |  Bangalore 

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited or HAL's strength in design, development and production will be showcased through its products at the up-coming Aero-India 2013. The major attractions of the HAL’s pavilion will include in-house designs like Light Combat Helicopter (LCH), 'Rudra' the weaponised Advance Light Helicopter (ALH) and Intermediate Jet Trainer (IJT).

“For the first time, we will present to the world glimpses of prospective multi-role fighter (PMF) also known as Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA). This is under co-development with the Russians,” says R K Tyagi, Chairman, HAL.

ALH-Dhruv, LCH and Rudra (Mk 4 WSI) will be on flying display. Scale models lf Light Utility Helicopter, Hawk, Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) and Su-30 will also be on display.

In addition, Pilotless Target Aircraft (Lakshya), Shakti engine, state-of-the-art accessories and avionics from various Divisions of HAL are being showcased.

The other specialities of the HAL pavilion include 3D video mapping of HTT-40, Dornier Glass cockpit, scale models of aerospace structures of GSLV MkII, GSLV Mk III and PSLV.

The Rotary Wing Corner will provide the visitors through simulation & visual display, a helicopter view of the technologies, the capabilities and competencies built in the Company. There will also be a holographic projection depicting capabilities of LCA, Hawk, LCH and LUH.

First Published: Fri, January 25 2013. 16:48 IST