India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) recorded a turnover of INR 18,000 crore (provisional and unaudited) for the year ending March 31, 2018 (corresponding figure for the previous year was INR 17,605 crore).
During the FY 2017-18, the Company has produced 40 new aircraft/helicopters and 105 new engines. The Company has also carried out overhaul of 220 aircraft/helicopters and 550 engines. The Company has received order of 41 Advanced Light Helicopters and 8 Chetak helicopters from Indian Armed Forces in the FY 2017-18.
In the other major achievements, the Company received Initial Operational Clearance (IOC) certificate for its Light Combat Helicopter (LCH), Certificate of Airworthiness for its civil variant Dornier Do-228 from DGCA, acceptance of Mirage 2000 upgrade by Air HQ after its Final Operational Clearance, first successful run of Hindustan Turbo Shaft Engine -1200 and successful test firing of BrahMos missile from Su-30 MKI etc.
Mr. T. Suvarna Raju, Chairman & Managing Director of HAL says that, “The Company strongly supports the Indian Armed Forces with its indigenous and licence manufactured products.”
Naini Aerospace Limited (NAeL), Allahabad made its first delivery of 335 Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) and 28 Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) cable looms after being taken over by HAL as a subsidiary. R K Mishra, CEO (NAeL) presented the Certificate of Conformity of Aircraft and Helicopter Looms to M S Velpari, GM, LCA Tejas Division at a function held at its plant in Naini, Allahabad on March 27, 2018
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), has marked the first flight of the locally-assembled Hawk-i trainer jet with an indigenous Real Time Operating System (RTOS) developed by it. It is the first RTOS that has been developed in the country and certified by CEMILAC, the Indian military aviation certification agency, says Mr
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) carried out the first flight of Light Combat Helicopter (Technology Demonstrator-2) with an in-house developed Automatic Flight Control System (AFCS) for the first time in the country. The maiden flight was flawless and flew for 20 minutes with the engagement of the system throughout, a HAL release said
Barring the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, all major helicopter and aircraft manufacturing programs by Indias state-run Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) are on the verge of completion. HAL has so far manufactured 153 Su-30MKI fighter jets of 182 ordered at the rate of 12 aircraft per year for INR 59420 crores (US $9
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has received a Request for Proposal (RFP) to manufacture 15 Limited Series Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) from the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Indian Army today. HAL would be the sole vendor for the tender as it is the only manufacturer of the LCH
Over 80 potential suppliers from India and abroad participated at Hindustan Aeronautics LimitedH(AL)s 5th Global Vendors Meet held on Tuesday. In his inaugural address, HAL Chairman T Suvarna Raju said, “HAL is looking to produce 100 basic trainer aircraft HTT-40 soon once spin tests are completed in the coming months
The Indian Ministry of Defense (MoD) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to procure approximately 110 fighter jets for the Indian Air Force. The RFI has sought information from original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) on the specifics of the aircraft for both single engine and twin-engine fighter jets
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