Within the scope of GÖKBEY General Purpose Helicopter Program, cockpit equipment, automatic flight control computer, condition monitoring computer, mission and flight management software for nationally developed military and civilian light class prototype helicopters have been developed by ASELSAN in accordance with civilian certification and are integrated into helicopters. In this context, equipment deliveries for civilian helicopters have been completed. Certification flights of GÖKBEY civil configuration helicopter continue.
In February 2021, TEI TUSAŞ Motor Sanayi A.Ş. General Manager and Chairman of the Board Prof. Dr. Mahmut F. Aksit announced that our national GOKBEY helicopter will fly with our national engine after 2024.
Prof. Dr. Temel Kotil had announced that the helicopter would begin to be delivered in 2022. Kotil said, “The T-625 Gökbey is a helicopter behind the front line. In its class there is a similar helicopter made by the Italian Leonardo. I hope we will sell more than him in a year. Deliveries haven't started yet. We will make the first delivery of Gökbey in 1. " had included his statements. Kotil also announced that Gökbey's 2022th prototype is in the production phase.
In 2023, 3 GOKBEY general purpose helicopters will be delivered to the Gendarmerie General Command.
Temel Kotil, in his statements regarding the TAI works within the scope of the GÖKBEY project, stated that they will start the production of 2021 GÖKBEY general purpose helicopters for the Gendarmerie General Command by 3 with a new decision. Stating that GÖKBEY helicopters, which started mass production in 2020, will also be delivered in 2022, Temel Kotil stated that from 2023 they will reach the capacity to produce 24 GÖKBEYs per month and XNUMX in a year.