HAL Receives RFP for HTT40 Basic Trainer Aircraft from Indian Air Force

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  • 09:48 AM, February 4, 2021
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HAL Receives RFP for HTT40 Basic Trainer Aircraft from Indian Air Force
HAL's HTT 40 basic trainer

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has received a Request for Proposal (RFP) from the Indian Air Force (IAF) for HTT40 Basic Trainers requirement today at the ongoing Aero India 2021.

The RFP is for 70 aircraft with additional clause for 38 more. The production will take place at HAL’s two manufacturing units at Bengaluru and Nashik.

HAL Receives RFP for HTT40 Basic Trainer Aircraft from Indian Air Force
HAL receiving RFP for Basic Trainer HTT40 from IAF

The RFP has come within six years from the first flight of the aircraft. The trainer will have over 60% indigenous content and is supported by agencies such as CEMILAC, RDAQ, ASTE and others.

The HTT40 can be used for basic flying training, aerobatics, instrument flying, navigation, night flying and practise close formation. It has a maximum take-off weight of 2800kg, can attain speed of 450kmph and has a range of 1000km.

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