First Flight of Made-In-India

NATIONAL

  • HAL Dornier Do-228 is the first flight manufactured under ‘Made in India’ that took off from Dibrugarh in Assam to Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh.
  • It was manufactured by ‘Alliance Air’, the country's first commercial airline to fly Indian-made aircraft for civil operations.
  • In the same event, the ‘First Flying Training Organization (FTO) for North Eastern Region’ also inaugurated at Lilabari in Assam by the Civil Aviation Minister.
  • Recently, the ‘air connectivity and Aviation Infrastructure Scheme in North Eastern Region’  was approved by the Ministry to promote air connectivity in the region.

Facts to know:

 

  • Union Minister of Civil Aviation: Mr.Jyotiraditya Scindia.
  • Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik (UDAN) scheme was launched in 2016.
  • KRISHI UDAN was launched in 2020 to assist farmers in transporting agricultural
HAL Dornier Do-228
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