Military

HAL Light Combat Helicopter With Domestic Flight Control System Flies

By S.L. Fuller | February 5, 2018

HAL Light Combat Helicopter

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd's Light Combat Helicopter. Photo courtesy of HAL

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) watched its Light Combat Helicopter, or LCH, fly for the first time with a new system. Technology Demonstrator-2, as HAL designates it, flew last week with an automatic flight control system that was domestically produced.

According to HAL, the flight lasted 20 minutes and the system was engaged throughout the duration.

Read more at sister publication Rotor & Wing International.

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