The HÜRJET Jet Trainer and Light Combat Aircraft, after its taxi tests have been carried out is set to make its first flight in April 2023
It was announced at the first day of MRBS’23 that HURJET is set to make its first flight in April 2023. Developed by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), HURJET Jet Training and Light Combat Aircraft had recently performed its first taxi. Images of HÜRJET’s taxi tests were shared by Temel Kotil on 18 March 2023.
🛡️🇹🇷HURJET Trainer/Light Combat Aircraft set for maiden flight in April 2023 pic.twitter.com/QKyurgedMe
— Defence Turk English (@Defence_Turk_EN) March 21, 2023
HÜRJET, which can also serve as Air Patrol (Armed and Unarmed) and Acrobatic Aircraft, has a speed of 1.4 machs and +8-3g limits. HÜRJET will be able to operate up to an altitude of 45,000ft and carry a payload of nearly 3 tonnes. With its advanced human-machine interface, digitally controlled flight system, internal tactical training and virtual training systems, HÜRJET will offer a new-generation aircraft flight experience.
Technical specifications of TAI ANKA-3 UCAV announced
During the first day of 4th Military Radar and Border Security Summit MRBS’23, ANKA-3 Unmanned Combat Aircraft’s technical specifications were announced. ANKA-3’s prototype was revealed on 18 March 2023 in a Twitter post of TAI CEO Prof. Dr. Temel Kotil.
Technical Specifications of ANKA-3 System:
- Common avionic architecture and Ground Control Station (GCS) with ANKA and AKSUNGUR
- Low Radar Cross Section
- High payload capacity
- LOS/BLOS (Satellite Control)
- MTOW: 6500 kg
- Payload Capacity: 1200 kg
- Service Altitude: 40.000 ft
- Endurance: 10 hours @ 30.000 ft
- Cruising Speed: 250 kts/0.42 M @ 30.000 ft
- Maximum Speed: 425 kts/0.7 M @ 30.000 ft