Hindustan Aeronautics Limited Airplanes and Aircrafts

List of all Hindustan Aeronautics Limited airplanes and aircraft types, with images, specs, and other information. These active and retired Hindustan Aeronautics Limited planes are listed in alphabetical order, but if you're looking for a particular aircraft you can look for it using the "search" bar. The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited aircrafts on this list include all planes, jets, helicopters, and other flying vehicles ever made by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited. Unless you're an aviation expert you probably can't think of every aircraft made by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, so use this list to find a few popular Hindustan Aeronautics Limited planes and helicopters that have been used a lot in the course of history.

This list below has a variety of aircraft in it, from Sukhoi Su-30MKI to HAL HF-24 Marut.

This list answers the question, "What aircrafts are made by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited?

  • HAL Ajeet

    The HAL Ajeet was a development of the British Folland Gnat fighter that was built under licence in India by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.
    • Manufacturer: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
    • Length (m): 8.74
    • Wingspan (m): 6.73
    • Maiden Flight: Jan 01 1982
  • Hawker Siddeley HS 748
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    The Hawker Siddeley HS 748 is a medium-sized turboprop airliner originally designed by the British firm Avro in the late 1950s as a replacement for the aging DC-3s then in widespread service as feederliners. Avro concentrated on performance, notably for STOL operations, and found a dedicated market. 380 aircraft were built by Hawker Siddeley. A larger, stretched development of the HS 748, the BAe ATP, attempted to compete with the de Havilland Canada Dash 8 but saw a limited production run.
    • Type: Airliner
    • Manufacturer: Avro, Hawker Siddeley, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
    • Length (m): 20.42
    • Wingspan (m): 31.23
    • Accidents: Dan-Air Flight 240, Dan-Air Flight 0034
    • Maiden Flight: Jun 24 1960
  • HAL Basant

    The Hindustan Aeronautics HA-31 Basant is a 1970s Indian agricultural monoplane built by Hindustan Aeronautics. Hindustan Aeronautics started to design an agricultural aircraft in 1968 designated the HAL-31 Mk 1 with a cockpit directly over the wing leading edge. It was re-designed as the HA-31 Mk II Basant and first flew on the 30 March 1972. The Basant is a conventional braced low-wing monoplane with a fixed tailwheel landing gear and powered by a 400 hp Avco Lycoming IO-720 piston engine. It had a raised cockpit to give the pilot a good all-round view during spraying operations. Production ended in 1980 after 39 aircraft had been built.
    • Manufacturer: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
  • HAL Dhruv
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    The HAL Dhruv is a utility helicopter developed and manufactured by India's Hindustan Aeronautics Limited. The development of the Dhruv was first announced in November 1984, and it was subsequently designed with assistance from MBB in Germany. The helicopter first flew in 1992; however, its development was prolonged due to multiple factors including the Indian Army's requirement for design changes, budget restrictions, and sanctions placed on India following the 1998 Pokhran-II nuclear tests. The Dhruv entered service in 2002. It is designed to meet the requirement of both military and civil operators, with military variants of the helicopter being developed for the Indian Armed Forces, ...more
    • Type: Military utility helicopter
    • Manufacturer: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
    • Introduced: Jan 01 2002
    • Designer: Eurocopter, HAL
    • Length (m): 15.87
    • Wingspan (m): 13.2
    • Maiden Flight: Jan 01 1992
  • The Hindustan Aeronautics HF-24 Marut was an Indian fighter-bomber aircraft of the 1960s. It was India's first jet aircraft, took first flight on 17 June 1961.
    • Type: Fighter-bomber
    • Manufacturer: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
    • Designer: Kurt Tank
    • Length (m): 15.87
    • Wingspan (m): 9.0
    • Maiden Flight: Jun 17 1961
  • The HAL HJT-36 Sitara is a subsonic intermediate jet trainer aircraft developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for the Indian Air Force and the Indian Navy. The HJT-36 will replace the HAL HJT-16 Kiran as the Stage-2 trainer for the two forces. The Sitara is a conventional jet trainer with low swept wings, tandem cockpit and small air intakes for the engine on either side of its fuselage. It entered limited series production by 2010, final operational clearance was expected by the end-2014.
    • Type: Trainer aircraft
    • Manufacturer: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
    • Length (m): 10.91
    • Wingspan (m): 10.01