Indian Light Utility Helicopter’s First Flight India successfully conducted the first flight of it indigenous light utility helicopter (LUH). The 3.1-ton prototype was in the air for 15 min. on Sept. 6 at the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) facilities.  “The technical flight marks an important and significant beginning for prototype testing of LUH,” says a spokesman for HAL, which has invested about 4 billion rupees ($60 million) for its design and ...

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