SOURCE: RAUNAK KUNDE / NEWS BEAT / IDRW.ORG
India’s Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF) Dubbed as a “5th generation minus” fighter jet, will be getting Center mounted control sticks while Tejas Mk2 which will be the first to feature a right-side control stick that will be followed by the AMCA that will also adopt same stick configuration.
India’s Tejas Mk1A fighter jets have Center mounted sticks but it was decided that Tejas Mk2 and AMCA will feature side control sticks to reduce cockpit clutter due to the advent of smart touch Wide Area Display (WAD).
TEDBF which will be doing short take-offs from aircraft carriers was decided by ADA and Indian Navy that it fallback to traditional Center mounted sticks.
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