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Second Tejas prototype ready for flight test

The indigenously developed Light Combat Aircraft, Tejas will undergo flight test in September end. This is the second naval prototype of Tejas and anticipatively will get final operational clearance by March 2015. The prototype would demonstrate take-off and landing at a shore-based test facility which simulated an aircraft carrier. The Indian Air Force is having a requirement for 200 single-seat and 20 two-seat conversion trainers, while the Indian Navy might order up to 40 single-seaters to replace its Sea Harrier FRS-51 and Harrier T-60.

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