Watch: India's Tejas Fighter Jet Carries Out First Ever Mid-Air Refueling

PUBLISHED ON: September 10, 2018 | Duration: 0 min, 32 sec

   
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In a big step, a made-in-India Tejas fighter jet today refuelled mid-air placing India in an elite group of countries having air-to-air refuelling system for military planes, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) said. The milestone was achieved at 9.30 am when 1,900 kg of fuel was transferred from the mid-air refuelling tanker of IAF's IL78 to the Tejas LSP8 at an altitude of 20,000 feet, said a release from HAL, which has developed the light combat aircraft (LCA). (Video courtesy: HAL)
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