----- HISTORICAL RECORD -----
Country of Origin: India
The Ajeet (Hindi for invincible) was a dual role trainer/ground attack aircraft derived from the British Folland Gnat designed by W.E.W. Petter in the mid-1950s (see "Variants," below, for Gnat development history). Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) developed the Ajeet after producing 213 Gnats under license.
The Ajeet's wing was shoulder-mounted at a 5-degree anhedral over the engine air intakes. Wing sweep was 40 degrees at the quarter-chord and taper ratio was relatively low. The...
Please log in to continue reading.
Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.
Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…
Try Military Periscope free for seven days
Military Periscope FEDLINK information
Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065
Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.
600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,
Washington DC, 20037, USA.
©Military Periscope 2023
All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.