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Safran and HAL to Develop New Helicopter Engines in JV

Safran Helicopter Engines and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) have signed an agreement to create a new joint venture intended to develop helicopter engines. Through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed by Mr. R. Madhavan, HAL CMD, and Mr. Franck Saudo, Safran Helicopter Engines CEO in presence of Olivier Andriès, Safran …

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HAL Eyes Production Line for Tejas Fighter Jet in Egypt

India has offered Egypt to set up production and manufacturing facilities for Tejas Mk1A light combat aircraft (LCA), as well as helicopters, informed sources told Daily News Egypt. This comes as India pursues export opportunities in the MENA region. The sources confirmed the reports in Indian media that a series …

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HAL Orders 99 F404s for Tejas Light Combat Aircraft

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) ordered F404 engines to power the single-engine Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA). Valued at $716 million, the order includes 99 F404-GE-IN20 engines and support services. “We are proud of our 16-year-long partnership with HAL and happy to extend our relationship with this new order,” said Chris …

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HAL Resumes Spin Tests of Intermediate Jet Trainer

The indigenous Intermediate Jet Trainer (IJT) designed and developed by HAL to replace the ageing Kiran aircraft fleet of the IAF commenced spin flight testing in Bengaluru. The flight was piloted by HAL’s test pilots Gp. Capt H.V. Thakur (Retd) and Wg. Cdr P. Avasti (Retd). The spin testing of …

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