India last week successfully flight tested the indigenously designed and developed Kaveri engine during Flying Test Bed (FTB) trials at the Gromov Flight Research Institute (GFRI) in Russia. In its first flight, the engine flew for more than one hour up to at an altitude of 6,000 meters (19,685.04 ft.) at a speed of Mach 0.6. Engine control, performance and health during the flight were found to be excellent. With this test, the Kaveri engine has now completed a major milestone of the ...


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