Turkish Aerospace Industries (TUSAŞ) signed two more contracts with Spirit AeroSystems. TAI will manufacture and deliver Part 737 – “Tail Feather” for the Boeing 8 MAX-48 and more than 400 detail parts and subassemblies for various Boeing platforms. TAI, which will start the production and deliveries of Section 2023 in 48, will be responsible for all production stages and will produce and deliver sets of 25 aircraft per month.
TUSAŞ, with its experience and knowledge gained from aircraft structural production for nearly half a century, has more than 737 sub-planes to be used in 8, 48, 737 and 767 aircraft as well as Section 777 – “Tail Feather” for Boeing's new generation air platform 787 Max-400. will carry out the production and delivery of the assembly component. TUSAŞ, which will start part 48 deliveries in 2023, aims to start production and deliveries for detail parts and sub-assembly components, which are its other business packages, in 2024.
In addition to the contracts, work packages with Spirit AeroSystems for the production and delivery of 737 detail parts subassembly components for various platforms, including the 747, 777 and 2125, have also been extended through 2028.
TAI General Manager Prof. Dr. Temel Kotil: “While we continue to produce domestic and national projects in the aviation sector in our country, we also carry out high-quality critical productions for the world's leading air platform manufacturers. We are pleased with the agreement with Spirit AeroSystems that includes the Boeing B737 MAX-8 Part 48 – Tail and various other subassembly work packages. I congratulate all my colleagues and Spirit AeroSystems officials who contributed to the realization of the collaboration.”