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HAL set to deliver first batch of 3 Light Combat Helicopters to IAF

HAL set to deliver first batch of 3 Light Combat Helicopters to IAF

14-Jul-2021Source: The Hindu

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is gearing up to deliver the first batch of three Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) to the Indian Air Force (IAF) once acceptance tests are completed. These are part of the 15 Limited Series Production (LSP) helicopters approved for the Army and the IAF. See Full Story. ... Read more

Indian Coast Guard receives three Dhruv Mk.III helicopters

Indian Coast Guard receives three Dhruv Mk.III helicopters

17-Jun-2021Source: HAL

In a major boost to the ALH Mk-III indigenous Coast Guard programme, three Advanced Light Helicopter (ALHs) manufactured by HAL were inducted into the stables of Indian Coast Guard by Dr Ajay Kumar, Defence Secretary, today. These helicopters which are part of ALH Mk III programe will be positioned in Bhubaneswar, Porbandar, Chennai and Kochi... Read more

HAL Hands Over ALHs to the Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard

HAL Hands Over ALHs to the Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard

23-Feb-2021Source: HAL

HAL handed over three Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH Mk III) to Indian Navy and two ALHs to Indian Coast Guard as part of its 16 ALHs contract at the ongoing Aero India 2021. The helicopters were handed over by Mr. R. Madhavan, CMD, HAL to Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of Naval Staff and Mr. K.... Read more

HAL’s LUH Receives IOC

HAL’s LUH Receives IOC

23-Feb-2021Source: HAL

The Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) received the Initial Operational Clearance (IOC) for the Indian Army from CEMILAC here today at the Aero India 2021 in the presence of Defence Minister, Mr. Rajnath Singh. Mr R Madhavan, CMD, HAL said the thrust is being given by HAL for indigenous R&D programmes towards self-reliance and enhancing operational effectiveness... Read more

300th ALH (Dhruv) Rolls-out from HAL Hangar

300th ALH (Dhruv) Rolls-out from HAL Hangar

6-Oct-2020Source: HAL

In yet another major fillip to indigenous programme, 300th Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH-Dhruv) rolled out from HAL hangar here today. Speaking on the occasion, Mr R Madhavan, CMD, HAL said ALH never looked back from the day when the prototype took its maiden flight on August 30, 1992 and has evolved into a world class... Read more

HAL completes hot and high trials with LUH in Himalayas

HAL completes hot and high trials with LUH in Himalayas

14-Sep-2020Source: HAL

HAL’s indigenously developed Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) demonstrated high altitude capability in Hot and High weather conditions in the Himalayas recently for about 10 days. A comprehensive test plan was executed at Leh (3300 MAMSL) in temperatures up to ISA+32 degree C which included envelope expansion, performance and flying qualities. LUH took off from Leh... Read more

HAL planning to set up bases in four countries to push exports

HAL planning to set up bases in four countries to push exports

11-Mar-2020Source: The Economic Times

State-run aerospace behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) is looking at setting up logistics bases in Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia and Sri Lanka as part of initiatives to woo the countries to buy India’s light combat aircraft Tejas and military helicopters. See Full Story.  ... Read more

HAL gets Initial Operational Clearance for LUH

HAL gets Initial Operational Clearance for LUH

11-Feb-2020Source: HAL

The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has received the Initial Operational Clearance (IOC) for its Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) paving the way for its productionisation. Mr R Madhavan, CMD, HAL received the IOC document from Mr G Sateesh Reddy, Secretary, Department of Defence R & D and Chairman, DRDO at the ‘Bandhan’ programme held at ongoing... Read more

HAL sign 3D printing MOU with  Wipro Infrastructure Engineering

HAL sign 3D printing MOU with Wipro Infrastructure Engineering

9-Jan-2020Source: HAL

In a first HAL, India’s aerospace, and defence company and Wipro 3D, the metal additive manufacturing (AM) business of Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN), have signed an MOU recently to design, develop, prove out, manufacture and repair of Aerospace Components using Metal Additive Technology. This MoU also accentuates development, prove out and application of new material... Read more

New Director of Operations at HAL

New Director of Operations at HAL

2-Sep-2019Source: HAL

Mr M.S Velpari, has taken the charge as Director (Operations)-HAL from Mr Sunil Kumar who superannuated on July 31, 2019.  Earlier, he was holding the post of Chief of Project (LCA Tejas) at LCA-Tejas Division. Mr Velpari holds a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from College of Engineering, Guindy, Chennai and did his Masters from... Read more

HAL Delivers Chetak Helicopter to Indian Navy Ahead of Schedule

HAL Delivers Chetak Helicopter to Indian Navy Ahead of Schedule

30-Jul-2019Source: HAL

HAL delivered a Chetak helicopter ahead of schedule to Indian Navy. The documents were handed over by Mr S. Anbuvelan, General Manager of Helicopter Division-HAL to Commodore Vikram Menon, VSM, CSO(Air), HQNA in an event held at HAL facilities here, today. HAL entered into a contract with the Indian Navy in August 2017 for supply... Read more

HAL seeks private investment to expand Dhruv production

HAL seeks private investment to expand Dhruv production

9-Jul-2019Source: HeliHub.com

HAL has recently organised a workshop where they invited Indian private investors, in the hopes of co-producing their AHL Dhruv. Invitees included Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers, ASSOCHAM, Karnataka State Development Council, CII and Karnataka Udyog Mitra. A Request for Quotation was issued in April of this year, stating that the selected partner will be... Read more

Army Chief Flies HAL Light Combat Helicopter

Army Chief Flies HAL Light Combat Helicopter

1-Mar-2019Source: HAL

The Army Chief, General Bipin Rawat, flew the Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) during the ongoing Aero India at Air Force Station, Yelahanka, here. The helicopter was piloted by Wg Cdr S John, HAL’s Test Pilot. Terming the sortie in LCH as an experience of life time, he said it is suitable for the Army to... Read more

HAL Hands Over Three ALHs to Indian Army Ahead of Schedule

HAL Hands Over Three ALHs to Indian Army Ahead of Schedule

28-Feb-2019Source: HAL

HAL handed over first   three ALHs as part of the 22 ALH MK III contract to the Indian Army during the on-going Aero India 2019 today. HAL had entered into a contract with the Indian Army for 40 ALH (22 ALH Mk III and 18 Mk IV Rudra) in August 2017. Of the 22 helicopters, 19... Read more

Indian Defence Minister expresses interest in HAL Naval Utility Helicopter

Indian Defence Minister expresses interest in HAL Naval Utility Helicopter

28-Feb-2019Source: HAL

The Defence Minister, Ms Nirmala Sitharaman visited HAL Stall here at the on-going Aero India 2019 and evinced keen interest in HAL products displayed at the stall. She witnessed the complete demonstration of tail boom folding and main rotor folding of the Naval Utility Helicopter (NUH) which is on display at HAL pavilion as a... Read more

HAL orders 2.75 inch rocket launches

HAL orders 2.75 inch rocket launches

27-Feb-2019Source: Thales

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, seeking to boost the tactical capabilities of the Indian armed forces, has awarded Thales a contract to supply 135 2.75-inch (70-mm) rocket launchers. Thales’s fully certified, field-proven, competitive rocket launchers are suitable for use on both light and combat helicopters. As a key differentiator for state-of-the-art helicopters and combat aircraft, they provide... Read more

HAL Signs MoU for Stage-2 of new heli plant in Tumakuru

HAL Signs MoU for Stage-2 of new heli plant in Tumakuru

27-Feb-2019Source: HAL

HAL signed an MoU with CPWD for the execution of the stage 2 works of  Infrastructure development works at its Green Field Helicopter factory in Tumakuru  at the on-going Aero India. The MoU was signed by Mr GVS Bhaskar, Chief  Executive Officer, Helicopter Complex and Mr Rajesh Jain, Chief Project Manager (CPM), HAL project zone, CPWD in the... Read more

HAL takes leading role in organising Aero India 2019

HAL takes leading role in organising Aero India 2019

21-Feb-2019Source: HAL

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has taken a lead role in organizing the entire Aero India -2019 to be held at Air Force Station, Yelahanka, Bengaluru from February 20 to 24, 2019.  Besides providing huge logistic support, HAL will showcase its prowess in defence and aerospace centered on the theme ‘Innovate, Integrate and Lead’. “HAL is... Read more

05-Feb-19 IA-2147 HAL Dhruv Thattaguppe, India

05-Feb-19 IA-2147 HAL Dhruv Thattaguppe, India

5-Feb-2019

Emergency landing in a potato fieldm  No injuries.  Minimal damage, from images... Read more

HAL LCH  Demonstrates Unique Capability

HAL LCH Demonstrates Unique Capability

18-Jan-2019Source: HAL

The Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) indigenously designed and developed by HAL achieved a unique milestone by successfully carrying out air to air missile firing on a moving aerial target. During the tests conducted in integrated test range at Chandipur, Odisha recently, Wg Cdr Subash P John, VM (Retd), test pilot, Col Ranjit Chitale, (Retd), Flight... Read more

LUH Clears 6 KMs Altitude Flight

LUH Clears 6 KMs Altitude Flight

13-Dec-2018Source: HAL

The Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) has achieved an important milestone of flying at 6 km altitude here in Bengaluru, recently. The chopper was flown by Chief Test Pilot Wg. Cdr. (Retd) Unni K Pillai and Test Pilot, Wing Cdr (Retd) Anil Bhambhani. The flight was carried out under the envelope expansion tests and flying at... Read more

NAeL Delivers Helicopter Structures

NAeL Delivers Helicopter Structures

27-Nov-2018Source: HAL

Delivery of aircraft looms to HAL on March 27, 2018.  It has so far manufactured over 600 aircraft looms for ALH Dhruv and LCA Tejas aircraft. The HAL’s Helicopter Division in Bengaluru received the first batch of helicopter structures and sub-assemblies manufactured by HAL subsidiary Naini Aerospace Limited (NAeL), Prayagraj for Advanced Light Helicopter (Dhruv).... Read more

Saab Receives Order for Self-Protection Systems

Saab Receives Order for Self-Protection Systems

17-Aug-2018Source: Saab

Saab has received a follow-on order from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for the IDAS-2 self-protection suite for the Indian Army’s Dhruv helicopter. The order amounts to approximately MSEK 350. The order includes the IDAS-2 (Integrated Defensive Aids Suite) and the production will take place at Saab’s facility in Centurion, South Africa. Deliveries will begin during... Read more

HAL Successfully Demonstrates 10Kg Helicopter UAV

HAL Successfully Demonstrates 10Kg Helicopter UAV

8-Aug-2018Source: HAL

The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited successfully demonstrated flight of a 10Kg Rotary Wing (Helicopter) Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (RUAV) here in the presence of its Board of Directors, recently.  The RUAV is of a 2-stroke petrol engine, twin blade main rotor and tail rotor, payload capability of 2.5Kg including live stream video camera and range of the... Read more

HAL pick L3 FDR for ALH and FCH programs

HAL pick L3 FDR for ALH and FCH programs

24-Jul-2018Source: L3 Aviation Products

L3 Aviation Products has been selected by aircraft manufacturer Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to provide the FA2300 Modular Airborne Data Recorder/Acquisition System (MADRAS) for its Advanced Light Helicopter and Light Combat Helicopter production programs. “L3 is pleased to build on our long-standing relationship with HAL to deliver the versatile MADRAS flight data and audio recorder... Read more

HAL does first ground run on Dhruv for Indian Coast Guard

HAL does first ground run on Dhruv for Indian Coast Guard

2-Jul-2018Source: HAL

The first green helicopter earmarked for Indian Coast Guard has completed its build with installation of basic systems and had a successful maiden ground run here today. It was handed over to the Rotary Wing R&D Centre, a design house of HAL for integration and certification of 19 new systems. Director General Rajendra Singh, Indian... Read more

HAL reports record US$2.77 Billion annual turnover

HAL reports record US$2.77 Billion annual turnover

10-Apr-2018Source: HAL

The Government owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited records a turnover of over Rs. 18,000 crores (provisional and unaudited) for the year ending March 31, 2018 (corresponding figure for the previous year was Rs. 17,605 crores).  The Company expects continued “Excellent” MoU rating for the FY 2017-18 from Government of India on meeting all the relevant parameters... Read more

HAL seeks partner for Dhruv program Image pick a good one after searching ‘dhruv’

HAL seeks partner for Dhruv program Image pick a good one after searching ‘dhruv’

19-Feb-2018Source: HAL

For the first time in Indian history, as a major boost to defence manufacturing and Government’s ‘Make-in-India’ initiative,  HAL has offered  the indigenous  ‘Advanced Light Helicopter-Dhruv’  (Civil version) for manufacturing to potential Indian private companies through Transfer of Technology. Accordingly, the Company has invited Expression of Interest (EOI) for identification of Indian Partner.  “Considering the... Read more

LCH makes maiden flight with indigenous control system

LCH makes maiden flight with indigenous control system

5-Feb-2018Source: HAL

Giving further thrust to the ‘Make in India’ initiative, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited carried out the first flight of Light Combat Helicopter (Technology Demonstrator-2) with its own designed and developed Automatic Flight Control System (AFCS) for the first time in the country. The maiden flight was flawless and flew for 20 minutes with the engagement of... Read more

HAL and Safran to set up engine facility in Goa

HAL and Safran to set up engine facility in Goa

17-Jan-2018Source: HeliHub.com

HAL and Safran Helicopter Engines are going into a joint venture to create an engine maintenance and repair facility in Goa. The facility will take up to 18 months to set up, but will employ 100 employees once it is completed, reports Times of India.... Read more

HAL receives RFP for 15 Light Combat Helicopters

HAL receives RFP for 15 Light Combat Helicopters

3-Jan-2018Source: HAL India

HAL has received a Request for Proposal (RFP) for 15 Limited Series Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) from the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Indian Army today. This comes close on the heels of HAL receiving RFP for supply of 83 LCAs (Light Combat Aircraft) just days ago.... Read more

Safran marketing new Aneto engine to HAL

Safran marketing new Aneto engine to HAL

16-Oct-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Safran has started with the development of their new heavy-engine, high-power helicopter engine type called Aneto. Safran is looking to supply HAL with the Aneto family, after they submitted an RFI, HAL wants to purchase the engines so they can power their home-made helicopters, reports The Hindu Business Line.... Read more

Indian Defence minister launches Light Combat Helicopter production at HAL

Indian Defence minister launches Light Combat Helicopter production at HAL

7-Sep-2017Source: HAL

Mr. Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs, declared the launch of production of HAL designed 5.8 ton category Light Combat Helicopter and dedicated the HAL’s role changer design upgrade program of Hawk-i to the nation in HAL premises here today. Senior officials from Ministry of Defence, Indian Air Force and Hindustan Aeronautics... Read more

Indian military orders another 41 Dhruv helicopters

Indian military orders another 41 Dhruv helicopters

6-Sep-2017Source: HAL

The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited signed one more contract for supply of Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH). The contract is for 40 ALH to the Indian Army and one to the Indian Navy. “The latest order reflects the trust on HAL’s capabilities and gives an impetus to make-in-India campaign. It reposes faith of Indian Defence forces in... Read more

Joint Venture for the production of Ka-226T in India

Joint Venture for the production of Ka-226T in India

23-Jun-2017Source: Russian Helicopters

“Russian Helicopters” Holding Company, JSC “Rosoboronexport” (part of Rostec State Corporation) and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) registered a joint venture for the production of Ka-226T light helicopters in India.  The agreement between the RF and India on the cooperation in the helicopter industry was signed in 2015. In accordance with the document, “Russian Helicopters” together... Read more

HAL awarded Raksha Mantri’s awards

HAL awarded Raksha Mantri’s awards

14-Jun-2017Source: HAL

HAL has bagged Raksha Mantri’s awards under the categories of ‘Excellence in Performance’, ‘Innovation’, ‘Indigenisation and Design Efforts’ and ‘Best Performing Division’. The award for ‘Excellence in Performance for the year 2015-16’ was received by Mr T Suvarna Raju, CMD-HAL along with Mr V M Chamola, Dir (HR) and Mr C V Ramana Rao Dir(Fin)-HAL... Read more

Second prototype HAL Light Utility Helicopter makes first flight

Second prototype HAL Light Utility Helicopter makes first flight

29-May-2017Source: HAL

On the heels of maiden flight of HTT-40 (PT-2), HAL carried out first flight of Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)-PT-2 on May 22, 2017 at its facility in Bengaluru. The chopper was flown by Chief Test Pilot Wing Cdr(Retd) Unni K Pillai and Test Pilot Wing Cdr (Retd) Anil Bhambhani.  The flight duration was about 22... Read more

Presidential Approval for Indo-Russian JV

Presidential Approval for Indo-Russian JV

18-Apr-2017Source: HeliHub.com

President Vladimir Putin has finally given his approval for an Indo-Russian joint venture for the production of 200 Kamov military helicopters. The deal, signed in 2015 for $1 billion, is between Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Russian Helicopters and Rosoboronexport. They have yet to sign the MoU, reports Press Trust of India.... Read more

Saab and HAL sign technology transfer agreement

Saab and HAL sign technology transfer agreement

17-Feb-2017Source: Saab

Announced at Aero India 2017, the contract – valued at ZAR112 million (USD8.5 million) – will see the transfer of technology for in-country maintenance of Saab’s Integrated Defensive Aids Suite (IDAS) system in India. IDAS has been selected as the electronic warfare (EW) self-protection system for Indian Air Force and Indian Army Aviation Corps variants... Read more

Indian Defence Minister Unveils Full Scale Mock-up of HAL’s Indian Multi Role Helicopter

Indian Defence Minister Unveils Full Scale Mock-up of HAL’s Indian Multi Role Helicopter

16-Feb-2017Source: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Asia’s largest aerospace and defence major emerged as a show stopper during the inaugural day of the 11th edition of Aero India inaugurated by the Defence Minister Mr. Manohar Parrikar at Yelahanka today. Mr Parrikar unveiled the full scale mock-up of Indian Mutli Role Helicopter (IMRH) in the presence of Goa... Read more

India and Russian Joint Venture Documents in Final Stages

India and Russian Joint Venture Documents in Final Stages

15-Feb-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Rosoboronexport, Russian Helicopters and HAL have come together to form a Joint Venture in creating a light weigh multi-role Ka-226T. The agreement contract will take another two months as they still need formal registration between Russia and India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed the intergovernmental agreement in December of 2015, reports India Times.  ... Read more

Mock-up of Indian Multi Role Helicopter to debut at Aero India

Mock-up of Indian Multi Role Helicopter to debut at Aero India

14-Feb-2017Source: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

HAL’s key indigenous products HTT-40 (Basic Trainer Aircraft), first indigenously upgraded Hawk Mk132, named as Hawk-i, Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) and Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) will fly at the 11th edition of the Aero India 2017 scheduled from February 14 -18, 2017.  “HAL is geared-up to display recent advancements in fixed and rotary wing segments”,... Read more

Indian Army Retires Chetak and Cheetah Fleet

Indian Army Retires Chetak and Cheetah Fleet

11-Jan-2017Source: HeliHub.com

The Indian Army is retiring their ageing fleet after recent accidents. They will be retiring their Chetak and Cheetah platforms and replacing them with 40 Dhruv LUHs and 200 Kamov Ka-226T “Hoodlum” helicopters. They also plan for 140 units to be built by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited who will be partnering with Russian Helicopters and Rosoboronexport,... Read more

Dhruv Interested in EASA Certification

Dhruv Interested in EASA Certification

5-Dec-2016Source: HeliHub.com

HAL Dhruv is currently looking into getting a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification after selling the three remaining helicopters that are left after their fleet was grounded in 2015. The grounding was due to four crashes between 2009 and 2014. The Dhruv helicopters now feature anti-resonance vibration isolation systems, a hinge-less main rotor, full... Read more

Nepal Holds Helicopter Conference

Nepal Holds Helicopter Conference

4-Nov-2016Source: HeliHub.com

An International Military Helicopter Conference will be held in Nepal, this coming January. Millennium Post reports that Hindustan Aeronautics LTD will not being joining. The 1950 peace treaty has ensured that India and Nepal have been able to work together amicably, but the conference will put the treaty in danger. Not only do they plan... Read more

New HE-MRO centre will support Indian helicopter operators

New HE-MRO centre will support Indian helicopter operators

26-Oct-2016Source: Safran

The Indian Defence Minister, Mr. Manohar Parrikar inaugurated Helicopter Engines MRO Pvt. Limited (HE-MRO), a Joint Venture of Safran and Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL), yesterday in Goa, southwest India. This Joint Venture will support helicopter engines operated by national and international operators from a 1,000 sqm office and a 3,800 sqm shop facility. This new... Read more

Russia and India sign Ka226 production agreement

Russia and India sign Ka226 production agreement

18-Oct-2016Source: Russian Helicopters

The signing of the agreement on creation of the joint venture is part of the Russian-Indian summit, which is taking place in the Indian state of Goa today.  For Russia, the agreement was signed by Russian Helicopters CEO Alexander Mikheev and the head of Rosoboronexport Anatoly Isaikin. Both Russian Helicopters and Rosoboronexport are part of... Read more

HAL conducts first flight of indigenous LUH

HAL conducts first flight of indigenous LUH

23-Sep-2016Source: HAL

Achieving yet another significant milestone, HAL conducted a technical flight of indigenous Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) in Bengaluru, today.  The helicopter lifted at 1210 hours and was in the air for 15 minutes at HAL facilities.  The flawless flight was carried out by HAL test pilots. This event marks an important and significant beginning for... Read more

Safran-powered Indian LUH completes first flight

Safran-powered Indian LUH completes first flight

23-Sep-2016Source: Safran

The first flight of Safran’s Ardiden 1U engine, powering the Indian LUH (Light Utility Helicopter), took place on 6 September in Bangalore. LUH is a new three-ton, single-engine, multipurpose rotorcraft designed by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL). The Ardiden 1U met all the performance targets set for this maiden flight. “This flight marks a major milestone... Read more

Safran Helicopter Engines to form Indian JV with HAL

Safran Helicopter Engines to form Indian JV with HAL

12-Jul-2016Source: Safran

Safran Helicopter Engines and Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) have agreed to establish, in India, a support centre for national and international rotorcraft customers. The joint venture will be opened in the coming months. This new centre will provide maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) services for Safran TM333 and HAL Shakti engines installed on HAL-built helicopters.... Read more

HAL Conferred with SCOPE Excellence Award

HAL Conferred with SCOPE Excellence Award

13-Apr-2016Source: HAL

HAL has been conferred with ‘SCOPE Excellence Award’ for outstanding contribution to the Public Sector Management. Mr. Pranab Mukherjee, President of India, presented the prestigious award to Mr. T Suvarna Raju, CMD, HAL on Public Sector Day celebrations held at Delhi yesterday. On receiving the award, Mr. Raju said, “Bestowal of SCOPE Excellence Award validates the work... Read more

HAL and Pawan Hans to establish maintenance JV in Delhi

HAL and Pawan Hans to establish maintenance JV in Delhi

21-Mar-2016Source: HAL

HAL and Pawan Hans Ltd (PHL) signed an MoU to establish a Joint Venture at Rohini (Delhi) to carry-out the maintenance work related to all types of helicopters and address the needs of defence and civil markets in India and other countries at a program held at the ongoing India Aviation-2016 at Hyderabad today. Mr. Ashok... Read more

Russian Helicopters and HAL working on new Ka226 external design

Russian Helicopters and HAL working on new Ka226 external design

16-Feb-2016Source: Rostec

The agreement on the joint work in helicopter engineering between the two countries’ governments was signed during the official visit of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Moscow last December. Around 200 Ka-226T helicopters and derivative models are to be built under the agreement. Sixty machines are to be manufactured in Russia and the remainder... Read more

Indian Prime Minister lays foundation stone of HAL helicopter facility

Indian Prime Minister lays foundation stone of HAL helicopter facility

4-Jan-2016Source: HAL

Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for HAL’s new Helicopter Manufacturing Facility at BiderehallaKaval, Gubbi Taluk, Tumakuru, about 100 km from Bengaluru here today. “With this, the small village has come on the world-map as it would be manufacturing machines that would protect the country. It is no ordinary facility as the... Read more

HAL runs new helicopter engine for first time

HAL runs new helicopter engine for first time

15-Dec-2015Source: HAL

The inaugural run of the core of 25 kN indigenous Aero Engine (Hindustan Turbo Fan Engine – HTFE 25), was successfully completed in the presence of Defence Minister, Mr. Manohar Parrikar  at HAL’s Engine Division here today. He also launched the design and development project of Hindustan Turbo Shaft Engine (HTSE-1200) which can be used... Read more

HAL encourages indigenous technology as core to aerospace growth

HAL encourages indigenous technology as core to aerospace growth

7-Dec-2015Source: HAL

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) organized a national seminar on “Indigenous Technology Base for Growth of Aerospace Ecosystem” by bringing together various stakeholders in aerospace on a common platform as part of its 75 year celebrations, today, here at Dr.V M Ghatge Convention Centre. “This seminar is an opportune mechanism for creating a confluence of knowledge... Read more

HAL boss Raju wins CEO of the Year award

HAL boss Raju wins CEO of the Year award

1-Dec-2015Source: HAL

Mr. T. Suvarna Raju, CMD, HAL has been conferred with Chief Executive Officer of the Year Award -2015 in the Central Public Sector category by the Indian Institute of Materials Management at its national convention held at Vadodara today. The award is in recognition of Mr. Raju’s outstanding achievements, contribution to the industry and the... Read more

India – HAL inches LCH closer to certification

India – HAL inches LCH closer to certification

19-Oct-2015Source: HAL

Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) completed performance trials paving way for finalization of basic configuration. The Defence Minister, Mr. Manohar Parrikar, visited HAL’s helicopter complex here today and had a detailed look on advanced features and armament fit of LCH prototypes. “LCH is the only attack helicopter which can operate above 10000 – 12000 feet altitude... Read more

Ecuador terminates links with HAL after four Dhruv accidents

Ecuador terminates links with HAL after four Dhruv accidents

18-Oct-2015

The Ecuador Government has announced that it has terminated links with Hindustan Aeronautics, from whom they bought seven Dhruv helicopters.  Between October 2009 and January 2015, four of these seven were written off in accidents, one fatal accounting for three lives.  See full story See HeliHub.com accident records for Dhruv helicopters in Ecuador... Read more

Construction of new HAL helicopter plant at Gubbi Taluk to start soon

Construction of new HAL helicopter plant at Gubbi Taluk to start soon

30-Sep-2015Source: The New Indian Express

Bidarehalla Kaval, a small village in Gubbi taluk of Tumakuru district, will soon transform into a township buzzing with activity as work on the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Helicopter Complex there is likely to start soon. See Full Story... Read more

HAL plans LCH weapons trials

HAL plans LCH weapons trials

21-Sep-2015Source: HAL

India’s Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) is now eyeing weapon-based trials with its fourth technology demonstrator, TD-4. The weapon firing trials are planned for the middle of 2016.  See full story... Read more

HAL Completes Hot & High Trials of LCH

HAL Completes Hot & High Trials of LCH

4-Sep-2015Source: HAL

HAL successfully carried out the hot and the high-altitude trials of indigenously designed, developed attack chopper Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) at Leh recently. “These seasonal trials – including cold weather trials carried out at Leh during February this year – have been completed as part of the certification process. The flight trials at Leh have... Read more

HAL Completes Hot Weather Flight Trials of LCH

HAL Completes Hot Weather Flight Trials of LCH

29-Jun-2015Source: HAL

HAL’s indigenously designed and developed Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) attained a milestone by successfully completing the hot weather flight trials for a nearly one week at Jodhpur recently. “Test flights were carried out in the temperature range of 39 to 42 degree Celsius. These were done with the involvement of customer pilots from Indian Air... Read more

29-Jun-15 HAL Chetak Ramachandrapuram, India

29-Jun-15 HAL Chetak Ramachandrapuram, India

29-Jun-2015

Precautionary landing due to suspected engine problem.  Engineers checked it over and it returned to base at INS Dega the same evening... Read more

HAL to support Indian customers of Turbomeca

HAL to support Indian customers of Turbomeca

18-Jun-2015Source: Turbomecca

Turbomeca (Safran), and Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) have signed, at the Paris Air Show, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish in India a joint venture to support customers in India as well as some others of different countries. This joint venture will provide maintenance, repair and overhaul for Turbomeca and HAL engines installed on... Read more

HAL-BEL sign MoU for sharing expertise in avionics

HAL-BEL sign MoU for sharing expertise in avionics

9-Jun-2015Source: HAL

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) signed an MoU yesterday (June 4, 2015) in Bengaluru, to share their expertise in design, development, engineering and manufacturing to developand produce advanced airborne communication equipment to meet therequirement of the defence services. Quarterly review of the MoU will beheld under the Chairmanship of Director (R&D)-BEL... Read more

HAL Dhruv completes noise tests for EASA certification

HAL Dhruv completes noise tests for EASA certification

22-May-2015Source: HAL

As part of a process to acquire certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for Advance Light Helicopter-Dhruv, HAL carried out noise measurement flight trials at Mysuru airport recently in compliance with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). The EASA representatives witnessed the entire flight test and preliminary analysis of the recorded noise data,... Read more

HAL Chief Calls for Indigenisation of Advance Materials for Success of Aerospace Industry in India

HAL Chief Calls for Indigenisation of Advance Materials for Success of Aerospace Industry in India

15-May-2015Source: HAL

The indigenisation of the advance materials is a key to the aerospace manufacturing in India. When it comes to aerospace raw material be it aluminium, titanium, plastics or composites there is wide capability gap in the country and therefore industries especially in private sector must come forward to boost aerospace manufacturing in the country”, said... Read more

HAL begins feasibility report for Goa helicopter plant

HAL begins feasibility report for Goa helicopter plant

6-May-2015Source: TOI

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said that Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has started a feasibility study to set up a helicopter manufacturing unit in Goa. See Full Story... Read more

HAL renews Saab contract for Dhruv Self-protection Systems

HAL renews Saab contract for Dhruv Self-protection Systems

1-Apr-2015Source: SAAB

Defence and security company Saab (STO:SAABB) has received follow-on orders from Hindustan Aeronautic Limited (HAL), India, for serial production of an integrated electronic warfare self-protection system for installation on the Indian Army’s and Air Force’s Advanced Light Helicopter Dhruv. The orders have a total value of approximately USD78 million (SEK740 million). Saab’s Integrated Defensive Aids... Read more

Alcor and L&T to meet Odisha state government on helicopter production plans

Alcor and L&T to meet Odisha state government on helicopter production plans

30-Mar-2015Source: Business Standard

The Odisha government today said it has invited the US-based Alcor Inc and engineering major L&T Construction Company to discuss their proposals for setting up a helicopter manufacturing and assembly unit. See Full Story... Read more

Surinam military buys three HAL Chetaks

Surinam military buys three HAL Chetaks

24-Mar-2015Source: The Surinamese Newspaper

Suriname’s Minister of Defence LAMURE Latour last Friday, March 13th, at the local airport Zorg en Hoop in Paramaribo three Indian Chetak helicopters delivered to Surinamese Air Force, which also immediately Force new life was breathed. The helicopters, the Indian version of the French Aérospatiale Alouette III, already in 2009 were bought by the Venetian... Read more

Cold-Weather Tests Carried-out on LCH at Leh

Cold-Weather Tests Carried-out on LCH at Leh

18-Mar-2015Source: HAL

The cold weather trials of LCH were carried out at Air Force Station, Leh recently. “The trials covered engine starts with internal batteries after overnight cold soak at 3 km altitude and 4.1 km altitude”, says Mr. T. Suvarna Raju, Chairman, HAL. The engine starts were satisfactory in the temperature of minus 18 degree C... Read more

HAL to study feasibility of helicopter production line at Goa

HAL to study feasibility of helicopter production line at Goa

18-Mar-2015Source: TOI

The Union defence ministry has asked public sector undertaking Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to examine whether it is feasible to set up a helicopter manufacturing unit in Goa. See Full Story... Read more

Cold weather tests carried out on LCH at Leh

Cold weather tests carried out on LCH at Leh

3-Mar-2015Source: TOI

The Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) recently completed the cold weather trials in Leh and team LCH says that the trials covered engine starts with internal batteries after overnight cold soak at 3km altitude and 4.1 km altitude.  See Full Story... Read more

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