HAL: HTT 40 begins spin testing

Aircraft maker Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)-developed HTT 40 on Friday began spin testing by  successfully entering in to two turn spin and subsequently recovering with the appropriate controls. The spin testing is the most crucial and challenging aspect of flight testing of any aircraft development programme. HAL CMD R Madhavan said, “The successful start of the spin testing gives a boost to HAL and also restores credibility of HAL in successfully designing a spin worthy aircraft.” HAL’s Aircraft Research and Design Centre (ARDC) had conducted extensive wind tunnel testing and…

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