The program started in 2010 with 3 aircraft which were sent to TAI’s Kazan/Ankara facilities. During the 41 aircraft program, TAI modified 1323 parts in each F-16 which takes around 6 months.
TAI also trained Pakistan Air Force staff for maintenance and program updates. With the Project, TAI totally finished 3 big F-16 up-grade programs including Turkey and Jordan.
TAI aims to be grown in modernisation projects. At the moment TAI on delivery period for Turkish Air Force’s C-130E and T-38 modernisation.
TURKEY AND PAKISTAN JOIN ON ANATOLIAN EAGLE WAR GAME
Turkey and Pakistan extend aviation relations also with war games. Starting today in Konya Anatolian Eagle War Game, total 6 Pakistan F-16 and 27 F-16’s 2 AS532 SAR helicopters and one E737 will fly until the 12th of September.