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Türkiye’s Homegrown 5th-gen Light Attack Jet Makes Maiden Flight

Türkiye’s first domestically produced jet-powered training and light attack aircraft, Hürjet, successfully completed its inaugural flight on Sunday. Developed by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), the Hürjet initially started its engine in February. Featuring a single-engine, tandem cockpit and modern avionics suite, the Hürjet is expected to play a critical role …

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Leonardo: first M-345 production aircraft performs its maiden flight

 The first M-345 HET (High Efficiency Trainer) production basic/advanced trainer aircraft successfully performed its maiden flight at Venegono Superiore airport (Varese, Italy) today with pilots Quirino Bucci and Giacomo Iannelli onboard.  Quirino Bucci, Aircraft Division’s Trainer Project Test Pilot, said: “The airplane performed excellently, perfectly meeting design parameters and expectations. …

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