First Ever "Made In India" Commercial Aircraft To Start Flying Tomorrow

The first-ever "Made in India" commercial aircraft will start flying from Tuesday and will provide air connectivity to remote towns of Arunachal Pradesh.

In what would be a red letter day in the history of Indian aviation, this will further boost air connectivity of North Eastern Region with the rest of the country.

The first ever 'Made in India' 17-seater dornier aircraft would be pressed into its maiden service linking fiveremote towns of Arunachal Pradesh to Assam's Dibrugarh.

Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has approved a Scheme- "Providing air connectivity and Aviation infrastructure in North Eastern Region (NER)"

As a part of this scheme, two important development will take place on tuesday

First flight of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)  Made in India Dornier Do-228 from Dibrugarh in Assam to Pasighat town in Arunachal Pradesh

And inauguration of first FTO (Flying Training Organization) for North Eastern Region at Lilabari, Assam.

Both events will attended by the Civil Aviation Minister, Jyotiraditya Scindia and the Chief Ministers of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.