Turkey—TAI Unveils TF-X Fighter Model At Paris Air Show

Defense News | 06/18/2019

Turkey has unveiled a full-scale model of its indigenous fighter jets amid doubts over its role in the F-35 program, reports Defense News.  Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) revealed the first full-scale mock-up of the TF-X on Monday at the Paris Air Show.  The contributions of domestic firms to the F-35 demonstrated Turkey's capabilities in designing and constructing its own fighter jet, said TAI President and CEO Temel Kotil.  The program aims to have a prototype built by 2023...
 

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