Tejas: A Fighter Plane 33 Years In the Making
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Tejas: A Fighter Plane 33 Years In the Making

In the early 1980s, there was a plan to build India’s first fighter aircraft, under the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) program. After innumerous┬átechnological and process roadblocks, and possibly governmental delays, the LCA, ┬ánamed Tejas (‘radiant’), was inducted into the Indian Air Force a few days ago. Being in love with fighter planes since I was…