LCA Tejas first ever mid air refueling

LCA Tejas first ever mid air refueling

Question-Consider the following statements regarding LCA Tejas:

A.LCA Tejas was inducted in January, 2015 in Indian Air force.

B.It is a single seat, single jet and multi-role light fighter.

C.It takes its first flight in January, 2001 and first air to air refueling on 10 September, 2018.

Of the above which statements is/are correct:

  1. A & B
  2. B & C
  3. Only B
  4. All of the above

Answer. 4

Related facts:

  • LCA Tejas was indigenously designed by aeronautics development agency and Hindustan aeronautics limited for Indian air force. The LCA program was launched in late 1980s in the wake of ageing Mig-21.It has completed his maiden flight in Bengaluru in January, 2015.
  • It was introduced in Indian air force in January, 2015. Yesterday it achieved another feather in its cap by successfully completing the mid air refueling. This flight was piloted by wing commander Siddharth singh.

                                                                           Ramayan Upadhyay

Links:

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tejas-clears-maiden-mid-air-re-fuelling-trial/article24918603.ece

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HAL_Tejas

 

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