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HAL HJT-16 Kiran (Eng: "Ray of light") .
Category. Statistic.
First flight on. 1964.
Retired on. It is still in use.
Major contractor(s).  Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.
Dose it use nukes or cruse missiles. No.
Fight ceiling  . 30,000 ft (9,150 m).
Top speed. 695 km/h (375 knots, 432 mph) at sea level.
VTOL. No.
Range. N/A, but probably comparable to it's type, era and class.
Crew. 2 (1 pilot + 1 instructor in the trainer type).
Nationality(s). India.
Class. Iermediate jet trainer\co'in.
Rate of climb. N/A, but probably comparable to it's type, era and class.
Links. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HAL_Kiran, https://www.onwar.com/weapons/aircraft/planes/HAL-Kiran.html, http://military.wikia.com/wiki/HAL_Kiran and http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/for-surya-kiran-aerobatics-team-iaf-set-to-purchase-20-hawks/.
Hindustan HJT-16 Kiran II Krivchikov 2007

Three HAL Kiran Mk II of the Surya Kiran in 2007.

Also see: Trainer\liaison\ target tug aircraft'l and HAL HF-24 Marut.

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