Akıncı Assault Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, whose flight tests are ongoing, will start duty in 2020
The second prototype of Bayraktar AKINCI TİHA (Attack Unmanned Aerial Vehicle), developed by BAYKAR with domestic and national facilities, continues the flight tests successfully, while the third prototype counts the days for the first flight. AKINCI Prototype-2 TİHA, whose tests were continuing at Çorlu Airport Command, continued flight tests on August 22, 2020.
The second prototype of Bayraktar AKINCI TİHA was airborne for 20 hours and 6.1 minutes at an average altitude of 2 thousand feet (approximately 26 km) during the Medium Altitude System Verification Test flight. The tests of AKINCI TİHA are carried out with two prototypes.
AKINCI PT-1 (Prototype 1.) sailed at 30.000 feet altitude as part of the High Altitude System Identification Test. The successfully completed flight took 3 hours and 22 minutes.
The integration process of the third prototype of the Bayraktar AKINCI TİHA project, in which the first delivery is planned to be carried out by the end of the year, continues at the Baykar National SİHA R&D and Production Center. The third prototype will be sent to Çorlu Airfield Command to perform test flights after the integration is completed.
Baykar Defense Technical Manager Selçuk Bayraktar shared the images of the third prototype on his social media account Twitter and congratulated the 30 August Victory Day. Selçuk Bayraktar said, "One year ago and today ... Expedition is from us, victory is from Allah ... AKINCI Prototype-3 is counting days for the expedition ... Happy 30 August Victory Day!" gave his statements.