This is a Notable Operational milestone.
The HAL LUH (PT-2) makes its first flight, operated by Chief Test Pilot Wing Cdr (Retd) Unni Pillai and Test Pilot Wind Cdr (Retd) Anil Bhambhani. Senior officials of HAL and representatives of the RCMA (helicopters), American Quality Assessors - India (AQA), Indian Air Force (IAF) and Army attended the event.
"Light Utility Helicopter (PT-2) Makes Maiden Flight". Published by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, 23 May 2017.