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Enthusiasts flock to Turkey’s biggest airline industry tech event

ByKimberly A. Brochu

Aug 30, 2022

The 2022 version of Turkey’s largest airline, space and technology festival Technovest opened to visitors in the northern Black Sea province of Samsun on Tuesday.

Organized by the Turkish Technology Team Foundation (T3 Foundation) and the Ministry of Industry and Technology, Black Sea Technovest was launched at Carsamba Airport.

as part of the festival, various shows And technology competitions It will be held on Sunday.

In the event, Turkish Airlines and space industry showcases its local products as well as products produced by public institutions are like electric vehicles.

The Acrobat Solo Turk and Turkey Stars teams from the Turkish Air Force Command will perform a demonstration trip to the skies of Samsun as part of the event.

One of the main shepherds of this year’s eventDefense CANiK Corporation, which operates within the body of Samsun Yurt Savunma (SYS) presents its cutting-edge product technology Products at Teknofest Black Sea – in the city where the brand is born.

The domestic 12.7 × 99 mm CANiK M2 QCB anti-aircraft family developed under the machine gun platform project Occurs with the Defense Industries Chair (SSB), should be among the products that will attract the most attention.

CANiK aims to showcase its UNIDEF and UNIROBOTICS subsidiaries as well as the store The CANiK STORE series is still installed on an area of ​​300 square meters (3,229 square feet). will present the latest pistol models from their own company, highlighting the CANiK Academy where it conducts training activities and presents its innovative educational products, CANiK SMART and CANiK APP, to event attendees.

SYS Managing Director Utku Aral, whose views are included in the company’s statement, said that Teknofest will enable young Turks to dream of innovation technologies and research and development (R&D), aerospace and aviation and defense Industry’s most advanced computer technology Uses .

“As such one of the main shepherds, this year we aim to provide fun times for us, the children and festival visitors, with our Freeze app, which can cover a large part of the Teknofest area. with a multi-camera feature and gives the ability to take 180 degree shots as is the case with many events from a wind tunnel to shooting an airsoft experience, Aral said.

The National Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle System (MIUS) was developed by a Turkish drone tycoon (MIUS) named Bayraktar Kızılelma (“Red Apple”), which is preparing for its maiden flight, also among the products offered at Teknofest Black Sea.

The second prototype of Bayraktar Kızıllelma is shown for production for the first time in the event.

Bayraktar Akıncı and Bayraktar TB2 Drone Combat Air Vehicle (UCAV) Pilot Instructor Elif Ergin told Anadolu Agency (AA) that they carried out test and training activities at the training centers in the piloting of Akıncı.

It is reported that Kızıllelma. was first shown at Samsun, Erjin understood, said the vehicle design was completed in May 2021.

“Structural integration” of Kızıllelma is largely complete and the mechanical and avionics integration process is still ongoing. We anticipate her maiden voyage in the early months of 2023.”

Noting that Bayraktar Kızılelma has high maneuverability, Ergin said the vehicle can stay in the air for five hours and reach an operational height of 35,000 feet.

“Kızıllelma is one of the latest developments in unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) technology in the world. its take-off weight of 6 tons and carrying capacity of 1.5 tons. We plan to integrate all ammunition locally developed in Air Force stock.”

I noticed that one of the most important features of Kızıllelma is its ability to take off vertically and land on short runway vessels like the Anadolu vessel which was to land a helicopter (LHD) from Turkey.