HAL to produce 100 basic trainer aircraft

HAL endeavours to achieve basic certification of light utility helicopter by mid-2018

GN Bureau | December 19, 2017


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 Hindustan aeronautics limited (HAL) will produce 100 basic trainer aircraft HTT-40 soon, said a top official.

HAL recently organised 5th Global Vendors’ Meet in Bengaluru which was attended by over 80 business partners from India and abroad. 
 
HAL CMD T Suvarna Raju outlined HAL’s key achievements and progress made on crucial projects and impressed upon the vendors to participate in various projects for mutual benefit. 
 
“Given our large number of platforms with Indian defence forces, we remain committed to increase the scope of work to our vendors to ensure success of our programs. HAL will produce 100 basic trainer aircraft HTT-40 soon once spin tests are completed in the coming months. On rotary wing segment, our efforts are on to achieve basic certification of light utility helicopter by the middle of 2018,” he said. 
 
The vendors were updated on HAL’s procurement procedures and improvements made by the enterprise towards ease of doing business. Presentations were made on e-procurement and supply-chain management challenges. The open forum held on the occasion gave opportunities to vendors to put-forth their issues and views.
 

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