BERLIN — Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has completed a milestone 50 sorties in the flight-test program of the Hurkus indigenous trainer. Hurkus, which will be Turkey’s first indigenous manned aircraft, made its first flight last August and is targeting the upper end of the turboprop training market currently dominated by the Beechcraft T-6 Texan and the Pilatus PC-21. The aircraft is currently being tested in the basic A-model configuration and the company plans to certify ...

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