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Monday, 27 June 2022 04:47 GMT

Turkish UAV Powered By Ukrainian Engine Sets New Altitude Record

(MENAFN- UkrinForm) Turkey's Akıncı UAV, created by Baykar Makina, and powered by a Ukrainian-made engine, has set a new altitude record.

That's according to Baykar Makina Technical Director Selçuk Bayraktar, who broke the news on Twitter .

The new altitude national record has been set at 45,118 feet (13,752m - ed.),' the statement said.

Akıncı set a previous record in April this year, flying at 35,000 feet (almost 10.7 km).

Read also: Bayraktar with Ukrainian engine presented in Turkey

As Baykar Makina CEO Halyuk Bayraktar said earlier in an interview with Ukrinform, various models of Akinci UAVs are powered by Ukrainian-made engines of various capacity. In particular, these are engines manufactured by Ivchenko-Progres and Motor Sich.

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