[MAY 20 / 9.38AM]
The Indian basic trainer competition has entered its final phase. Commercial bids of the three final contenders were opened this week (Livefist
had reported earlier
about the three contenders making it to the final phase). The government will now choose between (in photos from top) the Pilatus
PC-7, Hawker-Beechcraft T-6C Texan-II and Korean Aerospace KT-1. More soon.[UPDATE @ MAY 25 / 1.54AM]
Sources reveal that the Pilatus
PC-7 has emerged the lowest bidder. No official confirmation yet. Stay tuned.
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