Air-to-air refuelling of Tejas aircraft done at 20,000 feet

by National | 11-09-2018 | 8196 views

The mid-air refuelling of 'wet contact' trial for Tejas aircraft was conducted successfully by Indian Air Force at an altitude of 20,000 feet. During the process, 1,900 kg fuel was transferred. "The Air-to-Air refuelling capability is a 'force multiplier' for IAF, giving the aircraft the potential to stay airborne for much longer periods of time," tweeted Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

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