HAL’s Indigenous LUH Completes Hot and High Altitude Trials in Himalayas

  • Hindustan Aeronautics Limited’s indigenously developed Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) demonstrated high altitude capability in hot and high weather conditions in the Himalayas recently for about 10 days.
  • The Army version of LUH is now ready for initial operational clearance.
  • LUH took off from Leh and demonstrated its hot and high hover performance at Daulat Beg Oldie (DBO) Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) at 5000 MAMSL.
  • Metres above sea level is commonly abbreviated mamsl or MAMSL, based on the abbreviation AMSL for “above mean sea level”.