Turkish Akinci UAV sets new national aviation record
- Turkey’s Bayraktar Akinci UAV broke a new record in the country by flying at an altitude of 38,000 feet and staying aloft for 25 hours and 46 minutes.
- To date, during the flight tests in the Akinci Flight Training and Test Center, it traveled 7,507 kilometers (4,660 miles) in air, making 870 sorties during the tests and performed a total of 347 hours and 28 minutes of flight.
- The Bayraktar Akinci UCAV made its first flight on Dec. 6 2019. Test activities carried out at the center in the northwestern Corlu Airport Command are conducted with three other prototypes.
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