Watch: IAF chief Bhadauria takes sortie in indigenous Light Combat Helicopter

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Published on November 20, 2020 - Duration: 01:42s

Watch: IAF chief Bhadauria takes sortie in indigenous Light Combat Helicopter

IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria undertook his maiden flight in indigenous Light Combat Helicopter.

The sortie in HAL designed and developed LCH took place in Bengaluru.

The aircraft took to the skies at 11.45 hours and remained airborne for an hour.

The IAF chief was accompanied by HALs Deputy Chief Test Pilot, Wg Cdr (Retd) S P John.

The LCH is planned to be inducted into Indian defence forces in the near future.

Earlier, Bhadauria undertook a sortie in the newly inducted Apache attack helicopter.

The Air Chief Marshal was on a two-day visit to airbases under Western Air Command.

During his visit, Bhadauria also reviewed operational preparedness of the fighter squadrons.

The IAF chief also interacted with the air warriors serving at these bases.


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