“Hürkuş” Accomplished Spin and High-Speed Test

Issue 67 - April 2016

The New Generation Trainer Aircraft, “Hürkuş”, designed by engineers, developed and produced by Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc.(TAI), have reached a crucial and critical stage in the ongoing process of flight tests.

Following Hürkuş ‘s first flight on 29 August 2013, testing the spin and safe recovery, often referred to as a ‘tail spin’ due to an abnormal flight situation, began at TAI’s Akıcı facilities in Ankara, conducted under normal flight conditions.