Make in India: LCA Tejas LSP-8 with the IFR Probe, SU-30 MKI, Dornier DO-228, Hawk-i and HTT-40 by HAL during Aero India 2017

Iron Fist Exercise 2016: A MiG-21 dropping a T9 flare and the R-73 from Tejas locks onto that for Firing

Tejas operating from Leh in the winter of 2013, at an altitude of 3,524 m (11,562 ft)

Tejas Aircrafts returning after a Five Aircraft Formation Practice Session prior to Aero India 2011

Tejas at INS Hansa in Goa during Sea Level & Weapon Trials in 2010

LCA Tejas SP-6 successfuly completes first flight

30th June 2017

The Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) - Tejas SP-6 completed its maiden flight from HAL Airport in Bengaluru on Friday, 30th June 2017 with Gp. Capt. K K Venugopal (Retd) on the controls. SP-6 will be the fifth member of the First Squadron of LCA Tejas. SP-5 will be next in line and will also be making its first flight soon.

LCA Tejas was inducted into No. 45 Squadron of Indian Air Force (IAF) on 01 Jul 2016, also called the "Flying Daggers" marking the first anniversary on 1st July 2017.

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LCA Tejas LSP-4 Fires Derby Missile successfully

11th May 2017

Derby Missile in RADAR guided mode was fired from LCA Tejas LSP-4. The missile achieved a direct hit during the trial conducted at Kalaikunda, West Bengal.

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LCA Tejas SP-4 completes first flight

3rd March 2017

LA-5004 (SP-4), the fourth series produced LCA took to the sky for the first time. After a couple of evaluation sorties, she will become the fourth member of the No. 45 Squadron of the Indian Airforce (Flying Daggers).
Photo Credit: ADA/Deb Rana

In-flight refuling probe

31st January 2017

Inching closer to the final operational clearance, LCA Tejas got the in-flight refueling Probe test flown on 31st Jan 2017 on KH-2018 (LSP-8) for the first time.
Photo Credit: ADA/Deb Rana

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