Turkish Aerospace Industries - Turkey / Pilatus Aircraft Limited - Switzerland
Developed to operate in close proximity to active ground elements by way of a broad array of air-to-ground ordnance and munitions options.
Developed ability to be used as a dedicated trainer for student pilots (typically under the supervision of an instructor).
Maximum Take-Off Weight
monoplane / low-mounted / straight
Design utilizes a single primary wing mainplane; this represents the most popular modern mainplane arrangement.
Mainplanes are low-mounted along the sides of the fuselage.
The planform involves use of basic, straight mainplane members.
1 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-68T turboprop engine developing 1,600 horsepower driving five-bladed propeller unit at the nose.
(574 kph | 310 knots)
(10,560 m | 7 miles)
(1,480 km | 799 nm)
MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030
VARIABLE (if armed):
12.7mm heavy machine gun pods; 20mm cannon pods; 2.75" multi-shot rocket pods; air-to-surface missiles; conventional drop bombs.