BANGALORE: State owned aviation major, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) handed over the first overhauled Sukhoi Su-30 MKI (SB 027) aircraft to the Indian Air Force.
At a ceremony held in Nashik in Maharashtra, HAL handed over the aircraft through Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
The Defence Minister handed over acceptance certificates of the first overhauled Su-30 MkI, SB 027 and the 150th Su-30 MkI (SB 190, manufactured by HAL) to the Chief of Air Staff, a statement from HAL said. There are 2,478 tasks/technology process to execute the complete overhaul of the aircraft. An online system for tracking/monitoring of parts is also established, it added.