The influx of visitors continues to Gökmen Aerospace Training Center (GUHEM), Turkey's first space and aviation themed training center. Speaking at the meeting where BTSO council members met in GUHEM, BTSO Chairman İbrahim Burkay said that GUHEM, which is also included in Turkey's National Space Program, will add an important vision to young people with high enthusiasm in the field of space and aviation.
GUHEM, which was brought to Bursa as the largest space and aviation training center in Europe, with the support of the Ministry of Industry and Technology under the leadership of Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BTSO) and with the cooperation of the Metropolitan Municipality under the coordination of TUBITAK, hosted BTSO Assembly members and their families. Speaking at the program attended by BTSO Assembly President Ali Uğur and Board Members, BTSO Chairman Burkay said that they are proud of implementing another exemplary project that will be written in the history of Bursa and the country's economy with GUHEM.
“PROJECTS THAT SHAPE THE FUTURE OF OUR BURSA”
Stating that they have started to implement the decisions taken in the BTSO Assembly step by step for the ideal of Bursa that will strengthen its position in every scenario within the global value chain, President Burkay said, “If our city has a say in its industry today, the first OIZ, which was put into practice in 1961, has a great contribution. As the Chamber, we have designed important change projects that will shape our city's 8 years with every step we have taken for the last 50 years. BUTEKOM and Bursa Model Factory, which we offer to our sectors with new generation R&D and excellence centers, especially TEKNOSAB, which is the first high-tech organized industrial zone of our country, are the products of the new vision of our city. As the Bursa business world, we will continue to chase our dreams for a Turkey that develops its own high national technology.” said.
“GUHEM IS AMONG THE WORLD'S FEW CENTERS”
Reminding that GUHEM was one of the most important projects they designed in 2013, İbrahim Burkay said, “Our children who visit GUHEM, one of the few centers in the world, leave here with a brand new perspective and great excitement. The love of space and aviation that has sprouted in the hearts of our young generation will hopefully contribute to the goals of our country with the understanding of 'The future is in the skies'. GUHEM, which is also included in the National Space Program of our country, is among the largest centers in Europe and among the top 13 centers of the world in its field, with many mechanisms such as a flight school, mechatronics laboratory and simulators in an area of 5 thousand square meters. GUHEM will also be referred to as one of the symbolic projects of our Bursa with its unique architecture and aesthetics.” he said. İbrahim Burkay also thanked the members of the BTSO council for their support to the work of the board of directors.
“FUTURE IN SPACE”
BTSO Assembly President Ali Uğur stated that a new era has begun in which global competition is carried into space and said, “The basic condition of being an assertive city and a strong country in the future is to have a say in space as well. said. Stating that GUHEM aims to establish the necessary infrastructure in Bursa in space and aviation studies, to train qualified human resources, and to direct young people to strategic areas including space and aviation technologies, Uğur said, “With the contributions of GUHEM, Turkey will start new studies that will reveal its identity in space technologies. will sign. I would like to thank our Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. İbrahim Burkay, who led the implementation of GUHEM, and our board of directors.” he said.
In the program where GUHEM General Manager Halit Mirahmetoğlu made a presentation about GUHEM, BTSO council members and their families examined the aviation and space floor mechanisms of GUHEM, Turkey's first space themed training center.