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AKSUNGUR Breaks its flying record:49 hours

AKSUNGUR Breaks its flying record:49 hours 2 September, 2020

Turkish Aerospace Industry's High Payload Capacity UAV AKSUNGUR increased non-stop flight time in its class by staying in the air for 49 hours. AKSUNGUR completed its 59th test flight with this flight. During this flight, the IHA drew the starry crescent flag to the sky at an altitude of 20 thousand feet.

AKSUNGUR was designed for Multi-Role Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Assault Missions. Performing day / night Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Assault Missions with EO / IR, SAR and SIGINT payloads and various air-to-ground weapons, AKSUNGUR is powered by two twin-turbocharged diesel PD-170 engines that allow long-term operations up to 40000 ft. taking.

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