HESA Azarkhsh

The HESA Azarakhsh (Persian: آذرخش‎‎ Āzaraxš, “lightning”) is a jet fighter aircraft manufactured by the Iran Aircraft Manufacturing Industrial Company (HESA). It is widely regarded as a reverse engineered variant of the American Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter/Tiger II. It is Iran’s first domestically manufactured combat jet fighter.

The Azarakhsh was developed in Isfahan by the Iranian army, the Iranian Defense Ministry, and aircraft-manufacturing company HESA.
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I think it will be a cool addition to the game.

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I agree with this one. There are too many of the same old ABBE (Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Embraer) varieties in IF, and a nice change up to different manufacturers would be nice to see!

I would rather have the F-5