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SOURCE: RAUNAK KUNDE / NEWS BEAT / IDRW.ORG

The Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) – Tejas SP-11 (LA-5011 ) completed its maiden flight after taking off  from HAL Airport in Bangalore on 10 October 2018 piloted by Gp Capt K K Venugopal (Retd). SP-11 flew for 34 mins and landed back safely.

The LCA Tejas SP-11 is Eleventh Series Production aircraft . Last aircraft SP-10 had completed its first flight on 26 July 2018 Successfully.

SP-11 after few initial production testing sorties will be handed over to No.45 Squadron of the Indian Air Force also called the ‘Flying Daggers’ by end of next month.

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