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Turkey's drone breaks national aviation records

Turkey’s drone breaks national aviation records

Turkey’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 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.

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