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Bayraktar TB3 made its first take-off from an inclined platform

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jul5,2024

Bayraktar TB3 made the first take-off from an inclined platform

The Bayraktar TB3 combat drone, designed for take-off from various surfaces, including marine platforms with a short runway, successfully took off from an inclined take-off surface.< /p>

The Chairman of the Board and Technical Director of Baykar Selcuk Bayraktar reports this.

The test flight was conducted at the Baykar training and testing center in Keshan, Edirne province. The Bayraktar TB3 combat drone is capable of taking off and landing on an aircraft carrier with a short runway. In addition to reconnaissance and surveillance tasks, it can hit targets with missiles placed under its wings.

A feature of the design of the drone is its folding wings, which allows it to be used on aircraft carriers. The wingspan is 14 meters, the length of the UAV is 8.35 m, the height is 2.6 m. The maximum take-off weight – 1450 kg. Cruise speed – 125 knots, maximum -160 knots. Load capacity – 280 kilograms. Duration of Bayraktar TB3 without recharging – over 24 hours.

The drone is capable of autonomous take-off and landing, and can be remotely controlled over long distances thanks to line-of-sight communication capabilities and beyond the line of sight.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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