Turkey’s indigenous trainer aircraft makes maiden flight abroad at Paris Air Show
PARISThe 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.
The Hürkuş earned its EASA certification last year and new variants are also currently in development.
The Hürkuş will conduct shows every day in Paris until the closing day of the Air Show on June 25.
In addition to the Hürkuş, the TAI is also exhibiting a number of other products in Paris, including its drone ANKA and its attack helicopter ATAK.