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First Domestically Built Black Hawk Engine Delivered

First Domestically Built Black Hawk Engine Delivered 15 May, 2019

The process continues to progress in helicopters to be manufactured at TUSAŞ facilities under licence within scope of the T70 Utility Helicopter Program. In this context, TEI delivered the first T700-TEI-701D turboshaft engine produced under license.

The delivery ceremony was held at TEI facilities based in Eskişehir. The ground laying ceremony for TR Engine, which will be the Turboshaft engine R & D center, was also held at the ceremony. President of Defense Industry Dr. Ismail Demir stated that the program would provide significant gains to the domestic companies in the design of engine design and sub-components. Demir also stated that the engine development process for T129 Atak helicopters continues and that TR Engine will play an important role in the development of domestic engines.

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