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Turkish Stars
Turkish Stars in Kecskemet 1.JPG
Country: Turkey
Aircraft used:[1] 10 NF-5A Freedom Fighter
2 NF-5B Freedom Fighter
1 C-130 Hercules
1 Transall C-160
1 CASA CN-235
Sponsor: Turkish Air Force
Base airport: Konya Airport
Colours: Red & White
Date formed: November 7, 1992
Crest/logo: Optimized image 020468b2.png

The Turkish Stars (Turkish: Türk Yıldızları) are the aerobatic demonstration team of the Turkish Air Force and the national aerobatics team of Turkey.

The team was formed on November 7, 1992 and was named the Turkish Stars on January 11, 1993.

Turkish Stars fly with eight Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighters, making them one of the few national aerobatics teams to fly supersonic aircraft, and the only one with formations of eight supersonic jets. Twelve F-5s are available to the team.[1]

The team uses C-130 Hercules and Transall C-160 support aircraft in Turkish Stars colours.

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In Baku/Azerbaijan in August 24, 2001 Turkish Stars demonstrated a show to more than one million people,that is to be a world record.

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