A facility was established for the fuel tests of TAI, HURJET
Turkish Aerospace Industry (TUSAŞ), which will be Turkey’s first jet trainer, developed locally HÜRJETLocalized one more tier for Jet …
Turkish Aerospace Industry (TUSAŞ), which will be Turkey’s first jet trainer, developed locally HÜRJETLocalized one more tier for Jet Trainer and Light Attack Aircraft. The aircraft’s fuel systems will be tested.facility was inaugurated.
According to the statement published on TAI’s website, HÜRJET established a test facility designed entirely with domestic and national resources to perform the tests of fuel systems. Thus, HÜRJET’s fuel system will be tested on the ground in a faithful manner before the first flight. In tests to be carried out with HURJET’s one-to-one fuel tanks and fuel system; Fuel transfer, filling/discharging, engine feeding and ventilation systems and sealing processes in the aircraft will be tested at this facility.
TUSAŞ will also benefit from the experience it will gain from this facility. National Combat Aircraft announced that it will establish a fuel systems test facility for With the fuel systems tests being carried out within TAI, time and financial advantages will be provided. In addition, information about the designs of the aircraft will be kept in our country.
Commenting on the facility TAI General Manager Prof. Dr. Basis Kotil said, “While we provide the platforms our country needs in the aviation field, we also continue our investments to develop and expand test capabilities. With our newly commissioned HÜRJET Fuel Systems Test Facility, we have gained the first facility in our country and one of the few facilities in the world in this field. As a result of the experiences to be gained from here, we started to work on gaining a similar facility for the National Combat Aircraft. I would like to thank my colleagues for their hard work.”
HÜRJET, On March 18, 2023 will meet the sky. The fuselage assembly work of the aircraft continues. With the entry of HURJET into the TAF inventory, it was previously used within the scope of Jet Evolvement Training. T-38used instead of planes and at Acrotim shows F-5HÜRJET will be used instead of planes.
HÜRJET Technical Specifications:
- Wingspan: 9.8m
- Length: 13m
- Height: 42m
- Wing area: 24 m2
- Thrust: 17,000 lb
- Service Ceiling: 13,716m
- Continuous Rotation: 6.5g @15,000ft