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Turkish Air Force

Turkish Air Force ICOA Code: HVK, is based in Turkey.

The Turkish Air Force (Turkish: Turk Hava Kuvvetleri) is the aerial warfare service branch of the Turkish Armed Forces. The history of Ottoman military aviation dates back to between 1909 and 1911. The Ottoman flight squadrons participated in the Balkan Wars (1912 to 1913) and World War I (1914 to 1918). The fleet size reached its apex in 1916, when the Ottoman aviation had 90 active combat aircraft.

THK Trainer Aircraft:
25 x Cessna T-41 Mescalero - Basic Trainer Aircraft
59 x Cessna T-37 Tweet
55 x KAI KT-1T Basic Turbo-Prop Trainer
37 x SF-260D - Trainer Aircraft
66 x Northrop T-38A Talon - Trainer Aircraft
86 x F-5B 2000 - Trainer and Fighter Aircraft (with F-16 style cockpit controls)

THK Fighter Aircraft: F-16 Fighting Falcon; F-4E 2020 Terminator; F-4E Phantom II; F-5 2000.

THK Transporter Aircraft: C-130; C-160; CN-235; KC-135R.

THK Helicopter Aircraft: Eurocopter Cougar; UH-1 Huey.

Updated On: 12.06.03

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