India’s Tejas Demonstrates InFlight Refueling India has conducted the first-ever midair refueling of its indigenously-developed light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas, becoming part of the exclusive group of countries to have developed the air-to-air refueling (AAR) system for military aircraft. The LCA Tejas LSP8 completed the “wet (actual) engagement” on Sept. 10 by transferring 1,900 kg (4,189 lb.) fuel from the Indian Air Force’s (IAF) Ilyushin IL-78 midair refueling ...

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