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HAL Sees Record Turnover in FY 2016

By S.L. Fuller | April 6, 2017
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Photo courtesy of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

Photo courtesy of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.’s (HAL) financial year ended March 31. The company reported “the highest ever turnover” at roughly $26.1 billion during the 2016-2017 financial year.

During the previous financial year, HAL reported total sales of $25.1 billion. Orders in financial year 2016-2017 were worth about $31.5 billion. The company said highlights from financial year 2016-2017 include:

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  • Overhauling 197 aircraft/helicopters
  • Overhauling 473 engines
  • Production of 178 new aero-structures
  • Orders for 32 advanced light helicopter (ALH) for the Indian Navy and the Coast Guard
  • Maiden flight of the light utility helicopter (LUH)
  • Launched metal cutting for 1200kW tourboshaft engine (HTSE 1200)

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