Dr. Kota Harinarayana
Dr. Kota Harinarayana, Founder Chairman, is an acclaimed Aircraft Designer. In his illustrious career of almost five-decades he has held responsible positions covering entire gamut of Aircraft Lifecycle. His experience includes leadership in challenging technological projects for design improvement of fighters, integration of new weapons, certification and ab-initio design of supersonic fighters, transport aircraft and unmanned air vehicles. As Programme Director and Chief Designer of India’s first world-class Light Combat Aircraft project he successfully developed India’s first of its kind Aerospace Eco-System. He was honoured with Padma Shri by Government of India in 2002 for his contribution to Indian aeronautics.