Tag: Turkish Air Force

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Turkiye’s next generation fighter jet KAAN makes maiden flight over Ankara

Turkiye’s new combat aircraft KAAN – a fifth generation fighter jet – made its first flight on Wednesday, 21 Feb., marking an important milestone in the evolution of the country’s defence industry. Turkish aerospace firm TUSAŞ [Türk Havacılık ve Uzay Sanayi Anonim Şirketi] shared a video of a KAAN fighter jet taking off for its […]

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Turkey’s first female F-16 pilot Berna Şen is promoted to Colonel

A pioneering female pilot has made history again after being promoted to the rank of Colonel. Berna Şen’s promotion was announced by the Turkish Air Force Command at the end of August. Şen joined the Turkish Air Force (TAF) 26 years ago. She entered into the Turkish history books in 2000 for flying the F-16 […]

Martyrs Day Remembrance Service to be held at Brookwood cemetery in March

British Turks are invited to attend a remembrance service for fallen Turkish soldiers as part of Martyrs Day, commemorated in Turkey and the wider Diaspora. The service will take place at 11.30am on Tuesday 18 March 2014 at the Turkish Air Force Burial Ground, situated in Brookwood Cemetery in Woking, where 14 Turkish servicemen killed […]