- HANSA-NG, India’s first indigenous flying trainer, has successfully completed the sea-level trials
- The aircraft was flown to Puducherry on February 19, in which it covered a distance of 140 nautical miles in 1.5 hours at a cruising speed of 155 km/hr.
HANSA–NG Aircraft designed and developed by CSIR-NAL is major attraction in Wings 2022. HANSA-NG was piloted by Wg. Cdr. Dilip Reddy, an Experimental Test Pilot of IAF. He has demonstrated its flying capabilities like climb, descend, maneuvering, low level stability and short take off /landing, exciting the viewers.
HANSA-NG is one of the most advanced two seat flying trainer aircraft powered by Rotax Digital Control Engine with unique features like Just-In-Time Prepreg (JIPREG) Composite lightweight Airframe, Glass Cockpit, Bubble Canopy with wide panoramic view, electrically operated flaps, etc.
HANSA NG is capable offlying upto an altitude of 10000ft with max speed of 200 kmph with more than 5 hrs endurance. HANSA –NG completed more than 55 hours of flying and will be type certified by DGCA shortly. NAL has already received more than 80 nos. of LoIs (Letter of Intents) from various flying clubs across the country and delivery is scheduled from July 2022.
New Generation aircraft called the HANSA-NG has been developed by incorporating the state-of-the-art technologies and New Generation Design features. It offers advanced digital display systems using certified instruments, two primary flight displays with built in redundant power supply.
The indigenous HANSA-NG will benefit Indian Flying Clubs as well as other customer applications like bird reconnaissance at airfields, cadet training, coastal surveillance, and hobby flying. As a result of this, CSIR-NAL received firm commitments for 10 Nos from M/s Belagavi Aviation Pvt Ltd during Wings India 2022. M/s Blue ray aviation has also shown interest in acquiring 3 nos of the aircraft during the WingsIndia.
Hansa New Generation, abbreviated as HANSA-NG, India’s first indigenous flying trainer, has successfully completed the sea-level trials as Puducherry from February 19 to March 5. The flying trainer has been designed and developed by the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) – National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL).
The aircraft was flown to Puducherry on February 19, in which it covered a distance of 140 nautical miles in 1.5 hours at a cruising speed of 155 km/hr. Objective Of Trials The sea-level trials were conducted to evaluate handling qualities, climb and cruise performance, balked landing, structural performance, including positive and negative G force, power plant and other systems performance at sea level.
NAL informed in a statement the aircraft achieved all the objectives of the sea-level trials. Later, it was ferried back to Bengaluru on March 5 after completing an 18-hour flying journey from Puducherry.
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