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Paris Air Show: Anka on path to commercial market

26th June 2017 - 14:20 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in Paris


While Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) showcased the weaponised version of its Anka UAV at the Paris Air Show the company said that it is also looking at the commercial market for the aircraft too.

TAI is carrying out various improvements to the aircraft and will have a commercial variant of Anka ready in 12 to 18 months.

Speaking to Shephard Omer Yidiz, executive VP, unmanned systems at TAI, said, ‘We are planning to sell to the world for civil operations like border surveillance.’

Said improvements include new wings to improve lift, work on the engine and the propeller according to

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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