Turkey’s drone breaks national aviation records

's Bayraktar TB-2 unmanned aerial vehicle has flown for more than 200,000 hours according to an official of the top drone manufacturer.

Turkey's Bayraktar TB-2 drone breaks national aviation records

On Wednesday an official of the country's leading drone manufacturer said that the TB-2 unmanned aerial vehicle performed the longest duty recorded in the country's national aviation history as it has flown for more than 200,000 hours.

Another record of our national aviation history has been broken. With patience, love, perseverance, Bayraktar TB2 has been on duty for 200,000 hours in the sky for Turkey. This is the longest time on duty for a national aircraft. Free and independent in our sky, Selcuk Bayraktar, the chief technology officer of Baykar, said on Twitter.

Turkey'S Drone Breaks National Aviation Records 1

Turkey's Bayraktar TB-2 is a medium altitude long-range endurance and a tactical unmanned aerial vehicle that can conduct intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions as well as armed attack missions according to the company's website. The Bayraktar TB-2 is also the first-ever drone in its category to be exported.

According to AA, the drone has an avionic suite onboard with triple-redundant avionic system units so that it can autonomously taxi, take off, land and cruise. The TB-2 has been carrying out missions within the Turkish armed forces since 2014.

Droneu Marketing Banner Ad 1

Stay in touch!

If you'd like to stay up to date with all the latest drone news, scoops, rumors, and reviews, then follow us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or…

Subscribe to our Daily Drone News email.*


Submit tips If you have information or tips that you would like to share with us, feel free to submit them hereSupport DroneXL.co: You can support DroneXL.co by using these links when you make your next drone purchase: Adorama, Amazon, B&H, BestBuy, eBay, DJI, Parrot, and Yuneec. We make a small commission when you do so at no additional expense to you. Thank you for helping DroneXL grow! FTC: DroneXL.co uses affiliate links that generate income.

* We do not sell, share, rent out or spam your email, ever. Our email goes out on weekdays around 5:30 p.m.

Discover more from DroneXL

Subscribe to get the latest posts to your email.


Proposed legislation threatens your ability to use drones for fun, work, and safety. The Drone Advocacy Alliance is fighting to ensure your voice is heard in these critical policy discussions.Join us and tell your elected officials to protect your right to fly.

Drone Advocacy Alliance
Follow us on Google News!

Get your Part 107 Certificate

Pass the test and take to the skies with the Pilot Institute. We have helped thousands of people become airplane and commercial drone pilots. Our courses are designed by industry experts to help you pass FAA tests and achieve your dreams.

pilot institute dronexl

Copyright © DroneXL.co 2024. All rights reserved. The content, images, and intellectual property on this website are protected by copyright law. Reproduction or distribution of any material without prior written permission from DroneXL.co is strictly prohibited. For permissions and inquiries, please contact us first.

FTC: DroneXL.co is an Amazon Associate and uses affiliate links that can generate income from qualifying purchases. We do not sell, share, rent out, or spam your email.

Haye Kesteloo
Haye Kesteloo

Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of DroneXL.co, where he covers all drone-related news, DJI rumors and writes drone reviews, and EVXL.co, for all news related to electric vehicles. He is also a co-host of the PiXL Drone Show on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Haye can be reached at haye @ dronexl.co or @hayekesteloo.

Articles: 3636

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

en_USEnglish (United States)