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IDEF 2013: TAI pursues Anka production contract

8th May 2013 - 11:19 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Istanbul


Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) is confident it has resolved the technical issues which saw a prototype Anka MALE UAV crash during acceptance testing in September 2012.

The prototype aircraft was lost at the start of acceptance following an unspecified technical problem, forcing a redesign of the platform.

However, a company spokesman told Shephard that the root cause of the crash had been identified and it was determined to be an isolated problem.

‘We are confident that we have now solved the problem. We have proved that it was an isolated mistake and we have made some design modifications so it

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Tony Skinner


Tony Skinner

Tony Skinner is Shephard Media's Creative Director, overseeing the strategic direction, content development and project …

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