What is the News?
Hansa New Generation (NG) aircraft has successfully made its maiden flight from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) airport.
About Hansa New Generation(NG) aircraft:
Hansa New Generation(NG) aircraft is an upgraded version of the two-seater Hansa trainer aircraft.
Designed by: National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL), Bangalore
Features: The unique features of Hansa-NG are
- Glass cockpit with cabin comfort
- Highly efficient digitally controlled engine
- Electrically operated flaps
- Long endurance
- Low acquisition and low operating cost.
About National Aerospace Laboratories(NAL):
NAL was established in 1959. It is a constituent of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR).
It is India’s only government-owned aerospace research and development laboratory in the civilian sector.
Source: This post is based on the article “Hansa New Generation (NG) aircraft, designed and developed by CSIR-NAL” published in PIB on 3rd September 2021.