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HT-2 trainer

Country of Origin: India


The Indian HT-2 all-metal primary trainer was the first powered aircraft to be designed and built in India.

The design resembled the Canadian DHC-1 Chipmunk with its inverted in-line engine, two-blade propeller, greenhouse canopy over tandem seats, and fixed taildragger gear with the main struts set directly below the leading edge of the wing.

Compared to the Chipmunk, the HT-2's fin and rudder were broader, the horizontal tailplanes had taper on the leading edges only, and the...

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