LCA COMPLETES SUCCESSFUL TEST FLIGHT
The maiden flight of the first Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Technology Demonstrator 1 (TD 1) aircraft took place at 1018 hrs on 4 January 2001. The flight was successful and met all the test parameters set for the flight. The flight lasted 18 min. This is a significant landmark in the LCA project after which the LCA would embark on the Flight Test Programme .