The tests of the 3rd prototype of the AKINCI Offensive UAV, which was developed by Baykar Defense both domestically and nationally, continue.
Baykar Defense Technical Manager Selçuk Bayraktar shared the visuals of the test applied to the 13rd prototype (PT-2021) of the Bayraktar AKINCI Attack Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (TİHA) on January 3, 3, on his personal social media account. In the post in question, "From our AKINCI PT-3 test that continued all night and ended successfully." statements took place.
In September 2020, held in Salt Lake in examination TEKNOFEST Rocket Competition Turkey Technology Team Foundation (T3 Foundation) Chairman of the Board of Trustees and bikers Defense Technical Manager Selcuk Bayraktar, developed with local and national facilities by bikers Bayraktar AKINCI tiha's office in 2021 He gave the good news that he would begin. Bayraktar,
“I hope Akıncı will take office in 2021. The second prototype is finished. We are currently producing its third prototype and its mass production product, Akıncı. Development activities continue. Qualification and test flights are currently underway. I hope it will be possible to start working after delivery in 2021. This is our goal. " he spoke in the form.
By October 2020, it was reported that Bayraktar AKINCI TİHA's flight tests were continuing and the High and Medium Altitude Asymmetric Propulsion Test was successfully completed.
In the news in question, it was stated that Bayraktar AKINCI TİHA PT-2, which was developed by Baykar Defense with domestic and national facilities, continued flight tests at Çorlu Airport Command, while PT-3 counted days for the first flight.
November - December 2020
On November 27, 2020, in the statement made by the Vice President Fuat Oktay at the Parliament's Plan and Budget Committee, it was stated that AKINCI TİHA's test activities for mass production have reached the final stage. In a post made by Baykar Defense on December 6, 2020, it was stated that AKINCI TİHA successfully completed 61 different tests in about a year since its first flight. It was stated that Bayraktar AKINCI TİHA PT-2 had been in the air for 6.1 hours and 2 minutes at approximately 26 km altitude during the Medium Altitude System Verification Test flight.