Turkish Aerospace Industries

Turkish aircraft firm sets sights on supersonic UAV

The Turkish Aircraft Industries (TAİ) has a 380-kph-capacity unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in the works, according to its CEO.
TAİ, which introduced the new Aksungur 180-kph UAV at last week's International Defense Industry Expo (IDEF'19) in Istanbul, is working on a supersonic UAV called Goksungur, Temel Kotil told Anadolu Agency.

Turkey's indigenous trainer aircraft makes maiden flight abroad at Paris Air Show

The Hürkuş, an indigenous basic trainer aircraft built by Tusaş Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), made its first public flight abroad at the Paris Air Show on June 19, the TAI has said in a statement. 

A number of top local and foreign officials, including Defense Minister Fikri Işık, watched the six-minute international appearance of Hürkuş. 

Turkish-made training airplane Hürku? breaks speed record

A Turkish-made basic training aircraft called the Hürku?, which was designed and manufactured by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), set a record high speed of 659 kilometers per hour on Feb. 28 in a test flight in Ankara. 

The two-seat Hürku? began a dive from 27,000 feet (9,000 meters) at the test site, reaching a top speed of 659 km per hour during the dive.