Maiden Landing of Indian LCA Aircraft onboard Indian Aircraft Carrier


By India Strategic

New Delhi.

After completing extensive trials on the Shore Based Test Facility (SBTF), Naval version of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) did asuccessful arrested landing onboard INS Vikramaditya at 1002 hrs on January 11, 2020.

Commodore Jaideep Maolankar conducted the maiden landing. Captain Dahiya was the Landing Safety Officer (LSO) and Cdr Vivek Pandey Test Director on ship whereas Gr. Capt. Kabadwal and Cdr Ankur Jain were monitoring the aircraft through telemetry from SBTF.

LCA Navy has been developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

This article was published by India Strategic on January 13, 2020.