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Bayraktar TB3 successfully took off from an inclined platform

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jul4,2024

Bayraktar TB3 successfully took off from an inclined platform

Bayraktar TB3 combat drone, designed to take off from various surfaces, including offshore platforms with a short runway, made a successful take-off from the take-off surface under an incline.

This is reported by Ukrinform with reference to the message of the chairman of the board and technical director of the Baykar company Selchuk Bayraktar in the Kh network.

“57th test flight. The test of taking off from the ramp”, – Bayraktar wrote.

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 takeoff – landing strip. In addition to reconnaissance and surveillance tasks, it can hit targets with missiles placed under its wings.

A feature of the drone's design 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 is 1450 kg. Cruising speed – 125 knots, maximum -160 knots. Carrying capacity – 280 kilograms. The duration of Bayraktar TB3 operation without recharging is more than 24 hours.

The drone is capable of autonomous take-off and landing, it can be remotely controlled at great distances thanks to the communication capabilities in the mode line of sight and beyond 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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