India’s Basic Trainer Clears Crucial Spin Test

Credit: HTT-40: Arunjith Avaneendran
BENGALURU—India’s indigenously built basic trainer aircraft—the Hindustan Turboprop Trainer (HTT) 40—has cleared its first spin test, considered one of the most challenging elements of any aircraft development program. Two test pilots on Nov. 9 entered a two-turn spin and recovered, an official at...

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