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IDEF 2011: New Turkish rotary UAV unveiled

10th May 2011 - 17:50 GMT | by Tony Skinner

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Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) used the IDEF 2011 exhibition in Istanbul to unveil a new rotary UAV aimed at army and navy requirements.

The project, which was launched in 2010, initially saw the company take a manned Mosquito XE ultralight helicopter and convert it for autonomous use. This technology demonstrator was completed in December 2010 and the company then moved ahead with its own UAV design, self-funding the development of a new main rotor, tail rotor and transmission system.

A spokesman for TAI told Shephard the company had developed two new rotorheads for the aircraft, which has yet to be

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