300th Advanced Light Helicopter Rolls Out Of Indian Manufacturer HAL's Hangar
Global Aviator|November 2020
29 September, 2020 was a special day for Indian aerospace manufacturer Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). The 300th advanced Light Helicopter (ALH-Dhruv) rolled out from its production hangar.

HAL is a state-owned public sector undertaking headquartered in Bengaluru, India that is involved in the design, development and production of a host of aerospace products, including helicopters, fighters, transport aircraft, avionics and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO).

The first ALH Dhruv prototype took to the skies on Aug. 30, 1992. The machine was designed to meet exacting military requirements of the Indian forces, with performance stretching from sea level to super high altitude. Over time, the ALH has evolved into “a world class helicopter with its unparalleled performance”, HAL Chairman & Managing Director Mr. R Madhavan was quoted speaking on the occasion.

“The evolution from ALH Mark-I to Mark-IV has been phenomenal and is a boost to the indigenous design and development of helicopters,” Mr. Madhavan added.

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