LCA Tejas Steals The Show at the Singapore Airshow

Indian Air Force (IAF) showcased its domestic-made Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas MK-I aircraft alongside participants from across the world at the Singapore Airshow 2022. Three LCAs, along with a 44 member contingent of the IAF, reached Changi International Airport in Singapore on February 12 to participate in the airshow scheduled to be held from February 15 to 18.

“IAF all set to paint the skies blue with the #Indigenous #LCA inducting today for the Singapore Air Show 22. The participation at the airshow will provide an excellent opportunity to showcase the ease of handling & manoeuvrability of the Tejas aircraft.” the IAF stated in their recent tweet.


Inputs received from various sources told that the LCA Tejas performance was stunning to notice and it has catched he attention of many stake-holders at the show. Given its maneuvering skills some call it “Dimond in the sky” and some acknowledged the plan as “mini Su-30 MKI.”

The IAF has sent a 44-member contingent of the IAF is participating in the air show. This comes three months after Tejas displayed at the Dubai Airshow-2021. 

Republic of Singapore Air Force’s F-16C fighter and AH-64D Apache attack helicopters are also showcasing their capabilities in the air show. Jupiter Aerobatics, an Indonesian team, will fly six planes to amaze spectators on February 18.

The F-35B Joint Strike Fighter and the B-52 Stratofortress from the US Marine Corps and the US Air Force are major highlights of the event.

The IADN Coverage of Tejas performance at the Singapore Airshow-2022, the pictures were taken by Photographer Karan Vir Singh.


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