NEW DELHI — The most advanced version of India’s Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) has made its first flight, setting the stage for its induction into the country’s air force. The limited series production aircraft (LSP-8) is the last in the indigenously developed Tejas’ flight line before it is prepared for deployment for operational service by 2015. LSP-8 had a nearly 25-min. flight on March 31 at “supersonic speed” and at an “angle of attack of 20 degrees,” says an official ...

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