Speaking at the ITU STG'21 conference, TEI General Manager and Chairman of the Board Prof. Dr. Mahmut F. Akşit announced that it has reached the capacity to produce one T1-TEI-700D engine per week. In the presentation I made, Akşit stated that 701 T2020-TEI-25D engines were delivered to TAI in 700. He said that in total, 701 T33-TEI-700D engines were delivered. However, since Akşit's presentation is dated March 701, 25, there is a possibility that the information may not be up-to-date. Because in the statement made by TEI in November 2021, “In the event held to commemorate the delivery of the 2021th T50-TEI-700D engine that we produced for the Utility Helicopter Program, our General Manager and Chairman of the Board of Directors Prof. Dr. Mahmut F. Akşit, our Board Members and managers; They came together with TEI employees.” statements were made.
Under the leadership of the Presidency of Defense Industries and the main contractor of TAI, the T-70 Utility Helicopter Program will meet the needs of six users, namely the Land Forces Command, the Air Force Command, the Gendarmerie General Command, the Special Forces Command, the General Directorate of Security and the General Directorate of Forestry.
Within the scope of the project, Sikorsky company's S-70i model helicopter will be produced in Turkey with a production model under license, and the production license will also meet Turkey's future needs. When the ASELSAN Mission Management System (IMAS), the software and hardware of which has been completely developed by ASELSAN, is integrated into the existing flight and mission management system of the S-70i Black Hawk helicopter, the helicopter in its final configuration will be referred to as the T-70 Black Hawk.
First fuselage delivered in T70 Project
TAI announced that the first combined fuselage was delivered within the scope of the T70 Utility Helicopter Project. Within the framework of the T70 Utility Helicopter Project, the DGF 8 (H/C16) Cabin Cockpit and Tail assembly processes were successfully completed in the first fuselage transferred to the TAI Structural Assistant General Manager's work share. The first fuselage, which was assembled, was delivered to TAI Helicopter Deputy General Manager with a ceremony. The Deputy General Directorate of Structural continues to work to accelerate the deliveries of the T70 GMH project “assembled body”.
T70 Utility Helicopter Program
Within the scope of the program, 70 T109 Utility Helicopters, which will be developed starting from Sikorsky Aircraft's S70i Helicopter, under the main contractor of TAI and sub-contractors of Sikorsky, Aselsan, TEI, Alp Aviation, will be produced in Turkey under license model for the next 10 years. will be delivered to different user. (Land Forces Command, Air Force Command, Special Forces Command, Gendarmerie General Command, General Directorate of Security and General Directorate of Forestry)
Within the scope of the project, the main contractor TAI completed the production, final assembly processes, tests and integrated logistics support of all main parts of T70 helicopters such as cabin, cockpit, tail cone, horizontal and vertical tail, main and tail rotor blades; Aselsan develops and integrates basic avionics and helicopter cockpit development (IMAS) with Sikorsky; TEI produces the T700 engine; Alp Aviation, on the other hand, will manufacture and assemble landing gears, gearbox detail parts and dynamic parts.
With the Turkish Utility Helicopter Program, our country's general purpose helicopter needs will be met and Turkish industry will play an important role in meeting domestic needs in military and civilian areas.
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