NAeL Delivers Helicopter Structures Giving Boost to ALH Production

HAL's Helicopter Division received the first batch of helicopter structures and sub-assemblies manufactured by Naini Aerospace Limited (NAeL), Prayagraj (Allahabad) for Advanced Light Helicopter (Dhruv). The 'Certificate of Conformity' of sub-assemblies and bottom structure assembly was handed over to Shri V. Natarajan, Executiver Director (Helicopter Division),HAL by Shri R.K. Mishra(CEO), NAeL on November 22, 2018 at a function in Naini. Shri R. Madhavan, CMD had recently launched the state-of-the-art structural assembly shop for production of helicopter structures. A robust quality management system is in place cleared by the joint audit team of DGAQA and HAL for manufacturing of aircraft loom and structural assembly, he says. Speaking on the occasion, Shri V.M. Chamola, Director (HR) and Chairman (NAeL) hailed the efforts of NAeL employees in acquiring skills in the difficult domain of manufacturing of aero-structures. With the handing-over of helicopter structures, NAeL has now developed  apabilities in the field of aero-structures apart from aircraft loom manufacturing, he added.