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M&M’s 5-seater aircraft to be test-flown in May-June this year

17 February 2011

BANGALORE: Prototypes under development in India, Australia; commercial production to begin in 2013.

India’s first civilian aircraft to be developed under a public-private partnership, is all set to take wings with Mahindra Aerospace, the private partner in the programme, planning to test flight the aircraft this calendar year.

The five-seater civilian aircraft, NM-5, jointly developed by Mahindra Aerospace and National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) is expected to be test-flown in May-June this year.

“We have already finished the design part. Right now, we are building two prototypes and it is simultaneously happening in Australia and India. We will have our first flight by May or June this year,” Arvind Mehra, executive director & CEO of Mahindra Aerospace, told Business Standard…..

Read more: http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/mm%5Cs-5-seater-aircraft-to-be-test-flown-in-may-june-this-year/425729/


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February 19, 2011 at 5:03 pm

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