BENGALURU, India — India’s Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) was set to fly April 22 for the first time with the Israeli Elta Multi-Mode Radar (MMR) onboard. An Indian defense ministry official confirmed to Aviation Week that “weather permitting, we are aiming for the flight on April 22.” Preparations were in full swing at Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd’s (HAL) military airport for the critical flight, with last-minute mandatory safety checks underway. Airport sources confirmed that all ...


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