According to OneIndia, the Indian home-grown Basic Trainer Aircraft (BTA) from the hangars of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) had its first flight in Bengaluru today. The Hindustan Turbo Trainer (HTT-40) was piloted by Group Capt Subramaniam (Retd), Chief Test Pilot, HAL. According to sources, the flight lasted for about 30 minutes.
|HAL' HTT-40 performing its maiden flight on May 31, 2016|
(Credit: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited)