Nuri Demirağ and made the first national holiday in Istanbul, Turkey: Turkey's own aircraft for the first time a private enterprise, was produced by businessman Nuri Demirağ In the 1936. Turkey's most important businessmen from Nuri Demirağ established through the efforts of experienced aircraft factory was forced to close on the support of an unfortunate incident and the withdrawal period of the administrator.
Does it make Turkey a recent debate in their cars on the agenda in Turkey since 1936 had produced its own aircraft. Turkey's Nuri established with important businessmen from Demirağ effort experienced aircraft factory was forced to close on the support of an unfortunate incident and the withdrawal period of the administrator. The first railway contractor Nuri Demirağ xnumx'l year began to focus on Turkey railways. The railway network in the country would be increased, but the railway lines in the operation of foreigners would be nationalized. The tender for the construction of the Samsun-Sivas railway, which was given to a French company during the process of nationalization, was canceled. Following the cancellation of the construction right, the tender was re-bid for this line and the lowest bidder, Nuri Demirağ, won the tender. Thus, Turkey's first railway contractor was Nuri Demirağ. Demirağ completed this line in a short time and then completed the construction of Samsun-Erzurum, Sivas-Erzurum and Afyon-Dinar lines. In the days when the surname law was passed, Atatürk gave his name Demirağ (surname) Demirağ.
Turkish-style aircraft dream
These were not the only ones Nuri Demirag brought to the country. Karabük iron and steel factory, izmit te paper factory, bursa in the construction of cement factories in Merinos, Sivas. For the development of the country, Demirağ thought that the underground resources need to be strengthened by the economic crisis in the recent years. For this purpose, donation campaigns were organized. Turkish Aeronautical Association officials were collecting help from businessmen. Nuri Demirağ to the officials who came to donate to him If you want something for me from this nation, you must ask for the most perfect. Since a nation cannot live without a sail, so we must not expect the means of this life from the grace of others. I'm in charge of building these planes. he said.
Turkey's Nuri Demirağ imaginary Turkish type of aircraft favored than producing its own aircraft with its own plans and projects. He thought that a 100 percent Turkish plane should be built. Demirağ said, “Buying and receiving licenses from Europe and America consists of copy-making. The license is granted for non-figured types. The new inventions, like a secret, are kept with great jealousy. If you continue with copying, you will spend some time with unfashionable things. In this case, a new Turkish type should be brought to the body in response to the recent system tensions of Europe and America. Demirağ also bought Elmas Pasha Farm in Yeşilköy where the current Atatürk Airport is located. Here, the flight area, aircraft repair workshop and hangars were built.
First Turkish aircraft: ND-36
Demirağ Turkey's Nuri was moving with one of the first aircraft engineer Selahattin site. Studies began to give results in a short time. Besiktas jewelry factory in Salahaddin area where I draw the ND-36 project called Turkey's first single-engined aircraft was manufactured. In the same days, the Turkish Aeronautical Association ordered 10 training aircraft. At the same time, while making these orders, the construction of a passenger plane was still in progress. This meant he could no longer Turkey's own aircraft.
The airplanes produced successfully passed test flights in Istanbul. Thousands of hours of flight were carried out with these aircraft and there were no problems. A class A passenger aircraft certificate was taken from international aviation organizations. So everything was going well.
The accident and the beginning of the end
The beginning of the accident and the end But the Turkish Aeronautical Association did not see enough flights in Istanbul, test flights should be carried out again in Eskisehir said. Engineer Selahattin Alan, who prepared the test flight, plan of the aircraft to be rebuilt wanted to do it himself. However, this request brought the end of both himself and the Turkish plane. The test flight ended successfully, an accident occurred during the landing. When Selahattin Alan was unable to see the trenches that were opened behind the runway, he was hit by a ditch so that the plane had fallen and he had lost his life. The aircraft crashed due to a reason caused by the pilot of the Turkish Aeronautical Association has canceled the orders previously given. Nuri Demirağ gave the Turkish Air Authority a trial. However, the decision against Demirağ was against.
Although Nuri Demirağ wrote a letter to President İnönü several times to demand that the test flights be rebuilt, he did not receive any positive response. International test results failed to convince the Turkish Air Force to carry out a new test flight. Ismet Inonu Nuri Demirağ IDE başlamıştı.iş to accuse dizzy with wealth if after all this happened Turkey's first aircraft manufacturing adventure ended erdi.nur the Demirağ heat produced by aircraft sattırıl provided in this case led to closure of the factory oldu.Ayrýca Yesilköy also purchased by Diamond Ranch land that is creating The land of the airport where it started was expropriated by one-and-a-half decare by the state. His half penny was taken as tax.