Turkey buys KT-1T trainer aircraft from South Korea, indigenous programme questioned




Turkey is moving forward with plans to acquire 15 KT-1T basic trainer aircraft from South Korea for around $150 million, according to Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz reports Defense News. The government is importing the KT-1T as a stop-gap to meet its trainer requirements while it worked on an indigenous trainer aircraft. The Turkish programme, due to be delivered in 2018, is being designed and developed by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), with a contract for 10 Hurkus aircraft alr...
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