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Turkish Aerospace Industries

TF Kaan

AIR SUPERIORITY FIGHTER


Type:
Turbofan airplane

Origin:
Country FlagTurkey
Manufacturer:
2028-

Updated February 22, 2024
Aircraft picture
Kaan - Yavuz Ozden (Getty Images)

General characteristics (7)

  • Role
    Air superiority fighter
  • Wing
    Fixed wing
  • Crew
    1 and 2
  • Wing position
    Mid wing
  • Type code
    L2J
  • Engine count
    2
  • Landing gear
    Tricycle retractable

Structural data (4)

  • Length
    21 m (68 ft 11 in)
  • Height
    6 m (19 ft 8 in)
  • Wingspan
    14 m (45 ft 11 in)
  • Wing area
    645 ft2 (60 m2)

Performance (2)

  • Service ceiling
    17,000 m (55,000 ft)
  • Acceleration limits
    +9.0 g / -3.5 g

Speeds (1)

  • Maximum (normal)
    Mach 1.8

Weights (3)

  • Empty
    18,900 lb (8,573 kg)
  • Gross
    26,500 lb (12,020 kg)
  • MTOW
    42,300 lb (19,187 kg)

Armament (24)

  • Air-to-Air missiles
    Country Flag? x MBDA Meteor
    Country Flag? x Gökhan
    Country Flag? x Akdoğan (Peregrine)
    Country Flag? x Gökdoğan (Peregrine)
    Country Flag? x Bozdoğan (Merlin)
  • Air-to-Ground missiles
    Country Flag? x SOM cruise missile
    Country Flag? x KUZGUN-TJ
    Country Flag? x KUZGUN-ER
    Country Flag? x KUZGUN-EW
    Country Flag? x AKBABA
    Country Flag? x Roketsan Çakır
    Country Flag? x MBDA SPEAR 3
  • Bombs
    Country Flag? x Teber-81
    Country Flag? x HGK-82
    Country Flag? x KGK-82
    Country Flag? x Teber-82
    Country Flag? x HGK-83
    Country Flag? x KGK-83
    Country Flag? x LHGK-84
    Country Flag? x SARB-83
    Country Flag? x NEB-84
    Country Flag? x MAM-T
    Country Flag? x KUZGUN-SS
    Country Flag? x ASELSAN

Engine options (1)

Option 1:

  • Model
  • Manufacturer
    Country FlagGeneral Electric
  • Type
    Turbojet
  • Control system
    FADEC
  • Afterburner
    Yes
  • Diameter
    35.66 in (90.6 cm) inlet, 46.5 in (118.1 cm) maximum
  • LP compressor stages
    3
  • HP compressor stages
    9
  • LP turbine stages
    2
  • HP turbine stages
    1
  • Length
    4.63 m (15.19 ft)
  • Max thrust
    129.00 kN (29,000.35 lbf)
  • Bypass ratio
    0.76:1
  • ISA sea level pressure ratio
    30.7:1 (at take-off thrust)
  • Air mass flow
    254 lb/s (115.2 kg/s)

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