TR TF-X KAAN Fighter Jet

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Curious if the 8 prototypes of Kaan will be converted to production grade and delivered to users once development ends or stay in house for some purpose.
Some might be converted but I don't expect the first 3 prototypes to be converted.
 

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An understandable development. As far as I understand, the Kaan was designed a bit large due to concerns that the subsystems would take up too much space. When it becomes clear that these subsystems will not take up that much space, the Kaan will be redesigned.
 

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NGAD and Chinese 6th gen look much bigger than KAAN without actual official specs.

So how are TUSAS, Kotil going to claim that they are working on upgrading KAAN to 6th gen fighter when they make KAAN even smaller not bigger to accommodate several tonnes of heavy RAM panels, large hypersonic turbojet+ramjet CC engines, laser weapons etc?
 
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NGAD and Chinese 6th gen look much bigger than KAAN without actual official specs.

So how are TUSAS, Kotil going to claim that they are working on upgrading KAAN to 6th gen fighter when they make KAAN even smaller not bigger to accommodate several tonnes of heavy RAM panels, large hypersonic turbojet+ramjet CC engines, laser weapons etc?
They won't do those things on that frame.
 

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TAI purchased a second-hand (2015) Bombardier 6000 business jet with N10HD tail registration from a US company to use as a "test-bed" in the KAAN MMU/TF-X Program.

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I expect 19m length, some changes on ridiculous high canopy and engine design (nozzle) and much more speed.
 
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I remember the detractors... "We don't need no flying test bed, we have Akıncı"...

Damn it....you are not supposed to remember that.

Jokes aside, it is really surprising some people thought Akinci was good enough for this.
 
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Stay on topic, and saying you're not throwing all religious minority / ethnicity X into the same bucket but most of them - guess what, that is still racist or sectarianism.
 

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perhaps they put Japan and it is really a country that should put at top 5 . S korea did the aircfraft with alot of help from US so its out but if succes to do itself will be top 6 i belive for 15 years at least 10 countries will build 5 gen fighter
Kf-21 is not 5th gen
 

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A lot of help my ass, some forum members here should learn how to not talk about stuff they don't exactly know much about.
We have saying in "Turkey, People' mouth are not a pochette to shrink".
Everyone has an opinion either they have a portion of knowledge about the matter they speak or not..

BTW,
Congratulations mate. You've become a moderator. :)
 

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A lot of help my ass, some forum members here should learn how to not talk about stuff they don't exactly know much about.
Bro take it easy , there is no need for big brain to understand that USA want u to develop 5 gen and can give u the tech even free since u are allies agaist china , same with Taiwan . And both of US and S korea have big 00000 problems with each other the complete opposite with Turkiye which US support terrorists ypg to create terror country and devide Turkish land and even desteoyed our economy from closse 1 trillion in 2013 even now after 11 years we reach again 1.15 trillion .
Even President Trump itself said he wipl destroy our economy just because we catch a spy prist working with pkk.
- ( The remaining 20% was provided by domestic and foreign companies.[13]: 18  Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) won the production bid, and partnered with Lockheed Martin for technological support.
- (Lockheed Martin agreed to transfer two dozen F-35A technologies as part of a purchase deal to S.korea.
-While even we pay money for f35 US dont deliver them 🤦‍♂️.

-(AESA radar was co-developed with Hanwha Systems under the leadership of the ADD.[68][69] Elta Systems helped to test the prototype hardware)

- Saab provided technical advice to LIG Nex1, which develops Multi Function Radar ]

-IRST is based on the processor unit (PU) designed by Hanwha Systems and a Leonardo sensor]

-US aerospace contractor Texstars was selected by KAI to develop canopy and windshield transparencies for KF-X.

+ 6 other major western companies contribute heavily to build kf 21 .
I love S korea , we dont have any problem but that is reality . And i hope u distance from USA even u dont have any geo-political fight will US better to be indepedent than ass licker of USA .
 

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