Alpha Tocol, a 100 percent subsidiary of Alpha Design Technologies has delivered 100th Sukhoi Flaperon to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) today.
Col.H.S.Shankar, Chairman & Managing Director, Alpha Design Technologies handed over the Flaperon to Shri Suvarna T. Raju, Chairman & Managing Director, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.
Shri Ashok Kumar Gupta, Secretary, Defence Production was also present at the ceremony which took place at the 11thedition of Aero India.
Alpha Tocol has been associated with HAL for development of these major assemblies from the inception of transfer of technology of SU30 MKI.
Flaperon is a major and complex structural assembly of SU-30 MKI. The Flaperon comprises of 343detail parts – 277 sheet metal, 56 machine components with 6 sub-assemblies. It is a primary control surface with a length of 2900mm & width of 953 mm, which serves as a ‘Flap’ as well as ‘Aileron’
Alpha Tocol delivered the first Flaperon assembly in 2007.