AKINCI TİHA Successfully Completed 20 Thousand Feet Altitude Test

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Bayraktar AKINCI TİHA's second prototype reached an altitude of 20 thousand feet in the second flight test


The second prototype of Bayraktar AKINCI TİHA (Attack Unmanned Aerial Vehicle), developed by BAYKAR with domestic and national facilities, successfully completed the second flight test held at Bayraktar AKINCI Flight and Training Center located in Çorlu Airport Command.

Stayed in the air for 2 hour and 26 minutes

The second prototype of Bayraktar AKINCI TİHA, which took off at 14.14:20 within the scope of the Medium Altitude System Verification Test, remained in the air for 6.1 hours and 2 minutes at an average altitude of 26 thousand feet (approximately 16.40 km) during the test flight conducted under the direction of Baykar Technical Manager Selçuk Bayraktar. After the tests carried out in the sky, Bayraktar AKINCI TİHA's fourth flight test was successfully completed at XNUMX.

Tests continue with two prototypes

The second prototype of Bayraktar AKINCI TİHA, whose integration was completed within the scope of the project carried out under the leadership of the Presidency Defense Industry Presidency, was completed on May 7, 2020 from the Baykar National SİHA R&D and Production Center to participate in the ongoing tests Bayraktar AKINCI Test and was transferred to the Flight Training Center. It made its first flight on August 13, 2020. Bayraktar AKINCI's second prototype stayed in the air for 5 hour 1 minutes at an average altitude of 02 feet on its first flight. Currently, ground and flight tests continue with two prototypes.

Selçuk Bayraktar: "We have completed the Medium Altitude System Identification Test"

Baykar Technical Manager Selçuk Bayraktar, who managed the Medium Altitude System Verification Test, in which Bayraktar AKINCI TİHA's second prototype participated, said while the test was continuing, “Today we performed our Medium Altitude System Identification flight with Bayraktar AKINCI Prototype 2. "Good luck and good luck to our country and nation."

The first flight was made on December 6, 2019

Bayraktar AKINCI TİHA made its first flight on December 6, 2019. Bayraktar AKINCI, who made a 16-minute flight within the scope of the test, performed a flight of 10 hours 2020 minutes for the System Verification Test on January 01, 06.

Delivery is aimed at the end of the year

The integration process of the third prototype of the Bayraktar AKINCI TİHA project, which is aimed to realize the first delivery until 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.

Source: defenceturk



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