CAS flies Indigenous Aircraft at Bangalore
Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari, Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) was on a two-day visit to Bangalore. He flew three indigenous platforms, Light Combat Aircraft (LCA)Tejas, Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) and Hindustan Turbo Trainer-40 (HTT-40), which are being inducted into IAF as part of its drive towards Atmanirbharta.
CAS was demonstrated the capabilities of the LCH and HTT-40 as well as updates on the Tejas. He also interacted with the designers and test crew to understand the current status and future plans.
On 6 August 2022, CAS delivered the Air Chief Marshal LM Katre Memorial Lecture which was attended by serving & retired officers of IAF, HAL and other stakeholders from the aerospace industry. The CAS spoke on ‘Capability and Force Development Plans of IAF’ towards making it a future-ready combat force.