Sanctions? Iran Reveals New Training Aircraft

The aircraft, designated Saegheh-2 ("Lightning"), was displayed and presented Monday at an official ceremony in Iran. The aircraft is based on the US-made fighter jet F-5

According to a report on mehrnews , the aircraft was developed by the engineers of the Aviation Industries Organization and the Iranian Air Force.

Other reports about the plane began emerging as early as 2007 on flightglobal , as the V-tailed aircraft was displayed at Mehrabad airport in Iran. A good analysis of the modifications done on the aircraft can be found in an article by Graham Warwick .

The Iranians also produced a documentary about the production of the aircraft.

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