Genser Aerospace to start manufacturing of Rajas–Rakshan Defence Aircraft in UPDIC by 2024

A complete aircraft manufacturing unit will be set up at the Kanpur node of Uttar Pradesh’s Defence Industrial Corridor (UPDIC) by Bangalore based Genser Aerospace Private Limited. The manufacturing is expected to commence by 2024 at the manufacturing unit of the company. This is going to be the first private industry to set up a complete aircraft manufacturing unit at Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial Corridor (UP DIC) with a massive investment of Rs 3,000 Crores.

Under the aegis of Aerospace Foundation of India (Aerofi), Genser Aerospace Private Limited has been working for over 5 years on the development of the defence transport aircraft RAJAS-Rakshan.

About RAJAS-Rakshan Aircraft

It is a two pilot and seven seat aircraft, with 5 tonnes all-up weight, having a twin turbofan engine with cruise speed of over 0.7 Mach (over 800 kmph) and a range of over 2,000 nautical miles (4,000 km) to travel across India. Notably, RAJAS-Rakshan aircrafts manufactured at UPDIC will be sold within SAARC countries across the world.

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