TF-X Green Aircraft Will be Ready by the End of 2022

TF-X Green Aircraft Will be Ready by the End of 2022
TF-X Green Aircraft Will be Ready by the End of 2022

TUSAŞ Deputy General Manager Uğur Zengin, responsible for the Turkish National Fighter Programme (TF-X), said that the green aircraft would be ready by the end of 2022. Mr Zengin spoke exclusively about the project that TUSAŞ carries out on behalf of the Presidency of Defence Industries (SSB).


Zengin stated that they have started to manufacture aircraft pieces that they will start to assemble by March. According to Zengin, the front fuselage, the central fuselage, the central fuselage wing module and the rear fuselage will be assembled by August. He states that aircraft assembly will be completed by the end of 2022. It will have its landing gear and engines installed.

TF-X Green Aircraft Will be Ready by the End of 2022

Zengin explained to TurDef their national production strategy, recruitment policy and approach to third countries for marketing.


The interview is in Turkish; the English transcript is added.

The exclusive news can be republished with only reference and backlink to TurDef.

Interview with TUSAS Deputy General Manager responsible from TFX Uğur Zengin.pdf