LCA Tejas during the Leh Winter Trials 2013

LCA Tejas during the Leh Winter Trials 2013

From the LCA Tejas Calender 2013

LCA Tejas during the Aero India 2011

LCA Tejas during the Aero India 2013

Detachment 2012

LCA Tejas during the Leh Winter Trials 2013

LCA Tejas during the Aero India 2013

Aero India 2015 - Asia's Premier Air Show


The LCA Tejas was back at the Aero India during the 3rd Week of February 2015. With 2 Sorties everyday the crowd enjoyed watching the Tejas perform. To see the Gallery, please click on the link below

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First Flight: LCA NP-2
7th February 2015

The second prototype of the Light Combat Aircraft, the NP-2, flew her maiden flight from HAL Airport in Bengaluru. Piloted by Capt. Shivnath Dahiya (Indian Navy), the aircraft performed flawlessly in the first-flight. The NP-2 was escorted by a chase aircraft piloted by Gp. Capt. Suneet Krishna (retd), flying in the Tejas LSP-2, to observe the landmark first flight.
This flight was a result of the joint effort by all the personnel from HAL, ADA, ADE, NAL, CEMILAC, DGAQA and all associated organizations.

IAF gets first indigenously-built Light Combat Aircraft Tejas
17th January 2015

The LCA Tejas Series Production-1 (SP1) was handed over by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to Indian Air Force Chief Air Marshal Arup Raha in Bengaluru on Saturday.

LCA Tejas - Total Test Flights

First Flight of LCA Tejas SP 1

1st October 2014

The first LCA Tejas from the batch of 20 ‘series production’ or full-fledged fighters flew for about 25 minutes in Bengaluru. The flight of ‘SP1’ was piloted by HAL’s Chief Test Pilot Air Cmde K.A. Muthanna(retd). The First Flight of SP1 was achieved within nine months of receiving the penultimate flight worthiness certification - IOC-2 (initial operational clearance) in December 2013.

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