Aero India 2021: First Model of HAL AMCA revealed, expected first flight by 2024

Just a day before Aero India 2021, the first model of India's first indigenous 5th gen stealth fighter aircraft has been revealed. The model will be showcased at Aero India 2021.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Feb 02, 2021 16:04 IST
Aero India 2021: First Model of HAL AMCA revealed, expected first flight by 2024
HAL AMCA

It has been recently reported that the pictures of the first model of HAL AMCA aircraft have been disclosed to the general public. The first model of this aircraft will be showcased at Aero India 2021 in Bengaluru on 3rd Feb 2021. AMCA will be India's first Indigenously built 5th gen stealth aircraft.

As per defense sources, AMCA will be a single-seat, twin-engine, stealth all-weather multi-role fighter aircraft. India’s air force chief has said that AMCA will have “sixth-generation characteristics”. Feasibility study on AMCA and the preliminary design stage have been completed, and the project entered the detailed design phase in February 2019.

Also Read- IAF eyeing on 6th Gen Technology for AMCA, upgraded drones and LCH, A report 

A CAD model of the aircraft was shown at Aero India 2019. AMCA will reportedly be unveiled in 2024. A total of four prototypes are planned initially, and the first flight is expected in 2024 or 2025.

📣 Follow SeeLatest.com at Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Telegram. Stay updated for latest headlines.